January 17, 2013 | Volume 43, No.2

Pick, click, give locally

The Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation has joined area nonprofits that can receive funds through the “Pick.Click.Give.” checkoff on Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend applications.

Residents last year gave $15,275 to nonprofits in the area through the program. Organizations receiving donations included: Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, $5,375, 54 donors; Friends of the Haines Borough Public Library, $1,950, 38 donors; Haines Animal Rescue Kennel, $3,025, 69 donors; Haines Assisted Living, $700, 14 donors; Hospice of Haines, $1,900, 36 donors; KHNS, $1,450, 25 donors; and Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, $875, 19 donors.

Applications for the 2013 payout are due March 31.