Local Resources

Alaskans Own Seafood Donation

You can help Alaskans Own, Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association and Seafood Producers Cooperative provide emergency food relief to local Sitka families in need. Donations in any amount are welcome and will help us deliver frozen seafood fillets to a local family struggling during this difficult time. 

We are delivering 10 pounds seafood boxes of mixed, wild-caught, individually frozen fish fillets directly to the doors of a local families in need.

Families will be identified through partnering Sitka wellness and aid programs. SAFV shelter is also accepting weekly donations. If you would rather specify a family please include their name, address, and phone number in the notes section of your checkout cart. 

Sitka Soup Kitchens

Updated March 23rd, 2020

All meals are being offered to go.

  • Monday-Friday (11:30am-12:20pm) @ Salvation Army (405 Sawmill Creek Rd)

  • Saturdays (11:30am-12:30pm) @ St. Gregory's Catholic Church (605 Lincoln St)

  • Sundays (12:30pm-1:30pm) @ Sitka Lutheran Church (224 Lincoln St)*

*A shared ministry of Sitka Lutheran Church, St. Peter's by the Sea Episcopal Church, Sitka Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Sitka United Methodist Church & St. Gregory's Catholic Church

School District Meal Program

Breakfast and lunch will be available for pickup from 8:30-12:00 daily at SHS through Thursday March 26.

On Friday, March 27, four days' worth of meals will be provided.

The next meal pickup will be Tuesday, March 31. Three days' worth of meals will be provided.

After this week, meals will be provided twice a week, on Tuesday and Friday, three or four days' worth of meals at a time.

Meals may be picked up at SHS from 8:30-12:00 or limited delivery is available by emailing lunch@sitkaschools.org or calling 747-8622.

Meals are FREE to all SSD students, Wooch.een/Head Start students, and any youth under the age of 19 in the same household. All families with an economic need are encouraged to participate.

Call 747-8622 or email lunch@sitkaschools.org with questions.

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Need internet or know someone else who does? Check out these resources:
-Sprint and T-Mobile have indicated that enabling hotspot functionality on your existing mobile phones at no additional charge. Check with your mobile phone provider to see if they have a similar offer.
-The Federal Communications Commission has worked with providers to waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hotspots.
-Comcast COVID-19 response: Offering free WiFi for 2 months to low income families plus all Xfinity hotspots are free to the public during this time.
-AT&T COVID-19 response: Offering open hotspots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families.
-Verizon COVID-19 response: Following the FCC agreement, https://www.verizon.com/about/news/covid-response-customers
-Sprint COVID-19 response: Following FCC agreement, providing unlimited data to existing customers, and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hotspots for 60 days at no extra charge.
-T-Mobile COVID-19 response: Following FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hotspots for 60 days at no extra charge.

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