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December 7, 2020 at 10:37am

Chugach donates hundreds of turkeys to charity

Chugach Electric Association is continuing its tradition of helping to feed residents of Anchorage during the holiday season by donating 450 turkeys to 10 local non-profits. The holiday turkey delivery will occur this week.

“Staying connected to the community and helping our neighbors is a priority at Chugach,” said CEO Lee Thibert. “Particularly in this year of the COVID-19 pandemic when we know the need is even greater, we are pleased to be able to continue this tradition.”

This is the 19th 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 to the charities.

The organizations receiving the turkeys include:

Anchorage Rescue Mission


Bean’s Café

Boys & Girls Club

Brother Francis Shelter

Covenant House

Food Bank of Alaska

Lutheran Social Services

St. Francis House

Salvation Army/McKinnell House

For more information, contact Julie Hasquet, (907) 717-9619