Walking Through Barriers: Congratulations to our 2020 Graduates

Kendalyn Mckisick Events

High school students in their senior year of high school have struggled through the adjustments made by school closures that were prompted by COVID-19. They have been removed from their classrooms and isolated from their classmates and their teachers. Extracurricular activities and milestone moments like prom or commencement ceremonies have been cancelled. The graduates from our programs have experienced these …

Volunteer Spotlight: Pat & Tico

Kendalyn Mckisick Volunteer Stories

Over the past four years, Pat has developed great relationships with youth and staff. She has become close with some of the staff who have been there since she started.

Passage House Program

Giving Young Mothers A Chance

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Opened on October 15th, 1993, the need for Passage House program was revealed over time after several young ladies, babies in tow, arrived at Covenant House Alaska seeking shelter for themselves and their children.

Mary Jane Fate, Mother to Many, 1933-2020

Aurora Ford Impact Updates

Our state recently said goodbye to a beloved pioneer and luminary, Mary Jane Fate. She was an Athabascan elder, Alaskan trailblazer, and mother to our own Covenant House Alaska board member, Julie Fate Sullivan. She passed away peacefully with her husband of 65 years, Bud, by her side on April 10th. She was 86. Mary Jane was born in Rampart, …

Passage House Mothers Hunker Down

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Becoming a mother is a life-changing event. It changes your perceptions of the world, your responsibilities, your financial needs, your priorities, and even the way you love others.