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December 6, 2021 at 1:38pm
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Chugach Donates Hundreds of Turkeys to Charity

Chugach Electric Association is continuing its tradition of supporting local non-profits over the holidays by donating 450 turkeys to nine local non-profits. The holiday turkey delivery is underway this week.

“Chugach is committed to supporting our members and the communities we serve,” said Chugach CEO Lee Thibert. “We are very pleased to continue what is now two decades of helping to make the holidays a little brighter for Anchorage families.”

This is the 20th year Chugach has donated turkeys to local non-profits to help fill the need for holiday meals and food baskets throughout the local area. The turkeys are purchased from Carrs/Safeway and distributed by Chugach to the charities. The organizations receiving the turkeys include:

  • Bean’s Cafe
  • Boys & Girls Club Alaska
  • Catholic Social Services’ St. Francis House Food Pantry
  • Covenant House Alaska
  • Food Bank of Alaska
  • Lutheran Social Services of Alaska
  • New Hope Compassionate Ministries
  • The Salvation Army Alaska’s McKinnell House