Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are limited, physically distanced, in person events are scheduled at this time. Our programs are open and we continue to serve those in need by providing food, shelter, and housing.

April 13th: Virtual Urban Harvest: Seeding Your Summer Garden

Join the Anchorage Museum and prepare for this year’s harvest and learn how to start seeds indoors. Participants will learn about the essential elements when starting seeds at home such as planning, seeding, nutrient management and transplanting. Learn about the unique vegetables growing at Grow North Farm with partner organization Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services (RAIS) of Catholic Social Services. Ask questions in this interactive session and start your own seeds with included seed packets. Try your hand at growing some of the unique varietals from Grow North Farm’s Global Garden, and think ahead to the end results of your garden with Berbere and Beets, a cookbook produced by RAIS with recipes from around the world adapted to Alaska ingredients.

Registration required. Registration includes class link and custom seed packets from Grow North Farms ($18, members $16.20) or seeds and Berbere & Beets cookbook ($48, members $43.20). https://bit.ly/38Nfxxc

May 6th: The 30th Annual Catholic Social Services Wilma Carr Charity Ball

Our Virtual Charity Ball and Fundraiser will be held Thursday, May 6th 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We are thrilled to gather virtually to support those in need here in Anchorage. To purchase tickets, donate to our Silent or Live Auctions, or to support Charity Ball, please visit our event website here

Register for Charity Ball 2021