Passage House Celebrates 30 Years of Empowering Young Mothers

Kerry Reifel Covenant House History

Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood, Covenant House Alaska’s Passage House might appear as just another family home. However, its walls hold a remarkable story of 30 years of transformative impact on young mothers and their children. Established in 1993, Passage House is a five-bedroom transitional living program designed for pregnant or parenting women aged 16 to 24. It goes …

Service Beyond Boundaries

Kerry Reifel Volunteer Stories

By: Kris Johnson In a world often marked by indifference, there are those who stand out as beacons of hope and compassion. Jacob McKessey is one such individual who, through his unwavering dedication, has become an integral part of Covenant House Alaska. His journey with Covenant House began with a simple desire to make a difference and has since transformed …

From New York to Alaska: Couple Drives Almost 5,000 Miles to Volunteer in Anchorage

Kerry Reifel Volunteer Stories

By: Kris Johnson Sherry and Ted Hersey have always made it a point to volunteer in their communities. When the onset of COVID-19 led to lockdown, in-person interactions came to a screeching halt, so showing up to give back was no longer a possibility. The couple got online in search of a way to continue helping others.  “Covenant House Alaska …

Baking Up Success

Kerry Reifel Events, Our Youth

By: Kerry Reifel For most children, fundraisers for extra-curricular activities are a pretty common rite of passage while growing up.   But, at Covenant House Alaska (CHA), many of our youth haven’t had those simple childhood experiences, which is what makes four Covey Youth’s recent accomplishment so much more significant.  A group of CHA youth created the opportunity of a lifetime …

Striking Chords of Change

Kerry Reifel Events

By: Kerry Reifel Michael Scholz remembers himself as a rebellious teenager that became entangled in the harsh realities of life on the streets of Anchorage. During which, he was a resident at Covenant House Anchorage off and on for several years.  Despite those early difficulties, his life is very different now and he is thriving by any measure. Today, he …

CHA Volunteer Spotlight: Aubrey Morgan

Kerry Reifel Events, Mentor, Volunteer Stories

By: Kris Johnson Aubrey Morgan grew up around young people in need of support, her mom and aunt setting the example of giving back by including her in the work they did running a group home.   So when a former Covenant House Alaska staff member overheard Aubrey expressing a desire to get back into volunteering, they both knew she’d be …

You Are Invited

Kerry Reifel Events

Please Join Us on Wednesday, September 6 for the Covenant House Alaska Open House and tour. RSVP HERE

Microsoft TechSpark and Covenant House Ignite Economic Innovation and Opportunity

Kerry Reifel Events

Covenant House Alaska is excited to announce its collaboration with Microsoft TechSpark to promote inclusive economic opportunity, job creation, and innovation in Alaska. Through this partnership, Covenant House Alaska aims to address the challenges faced by vulnerable youth in the state and leverage technology to empower them for a brighter future. Covenant House Alaska plays a vital role in providing …