At Cook Inlet Housing, we truly believe that everyone has value and everyone matters—you matter. Never give up on your dreams, we believe in you!
Imagine being a young person who, after coming out to your parents as LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer) or even after trying to discuss your sexuality, is told to pack your bags and get out. Imagine being a target for violence in your family home, and having no choice but to leave to protect yourself. The people who are …
“I’ve always enjoyed working with kids. I used to coach girls’ soccer teams, so being able to give feedback in a helpful and useful way is something I felt confident in. It was a good fit for me at that time in my life. So I applied to become a mentor and began spending one day a week at ROP.”
“One of the most important things to our company is giving back to the communities that we serve,” Greene says, “We really take pride in that.”
John Beaton is a passionate guitar player who has been volunteering at Covenant House Alaska since December of 2017.
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, Covenant House Alaska has supported over 200 youth with immediate shelter, independent living situations, meals, and connection to resources. We’ve provided mental health and physical health care, supported emotional wellbeing, and fostered education opportunities to students as they continued school outside of the classroom. While the doors of many other organizations and businesses …
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 …
With four full time essential kitchen staff who don’t all work the same shifts, it has been a challenge without the support of volunteers.
In times of need, GCI is always happy and eager to provide whatever may help us.
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.