COVID-19 Update from Covenant House Alaska

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At Covenant House Alaska, our commitment to our mission is only increased during uncertain times such as these. Here are a few things to keep in mind about the unique risks that youth experiencing homelessness are facing right now: -Every young person who walks through our doors, simply by nature of needing to be here, has already experienced trauma. Uncertainty …

A Letter from our Executive Director, Alison Kear

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To our Covenant House Alaska family, donors, and supporters, We are thinking of you and your loved ones, and all who have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak and the still-unfolding ramifications our communities are facing in response. Like other agencies around the country, Covenant House Alaska is taking steps to help prevent the spread of the virus while doing …

Tend To The Garden You Can Touch

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Cornerstone Sponsor Spotlight BP is a company that strives to enrich the communities in which they operate. Behind this well-known company are individuals who commit to this goal and invest care in tending their communities. BP began operating in Alaska 60 years ago, and their commitment is visible throughout the state. Did you know that BP has invested over $1 …

how to donate to Covenant House Alaska.

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Following are answers to questions that we are asked about donations on a regular basis. We want to provide answers to all of our frequently asked questions in one place for quick and easy access. The answers will shed light on the donation process here at Covey: Where do I drop off my donation items? At our main building at …

The Impact of Love, Part 2

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Continued from ‘The Impact of Love, Part 1’… “You do not want Mildred” my peers would say. Mildred is composed, self-assured, and responsible—this terrified me. She would see right through me and my anger that I would use to push away others, or my moody silent treatment that meant stay away from me; Mildred could see through it.   The …

The Impact of Love, Part 1

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Amanda Geisdorf, a past youth who walked through our doors 24 years ago, shared her story with us recently. She took a deep breath and told us the good, the bad, and the ugly. When we say “she shared her story with us”, what we really mean is “with bravery and love in her heart, she told her story to …

Proof That Anything Is Possible—Meet Our Friend, Chuol

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Our Grant and Communications Writer got a chance to go visit Chuol, one of our program graduates, at his newly purchased house and to help tell his story. I’d heard a lot about Chuol from my co-workers here at Covenant House Alaska before I ever met him—the ones who’ve known him since he first enrolled in our Rights of Passage …