United Way of Southeast Alaska wants to thank to the participants of the fourth annual United Way of Southeast Alaska Day of Caring on Oct. 1. It was the largest one to date with more than 130 people completing 18 projects around town to help 14 area nonprofits, including raising 1,985 pounds of food for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank and Helping Hands.
A huge thank you to Chair Andrea Doll and co-chair Mary Becker; Becky Hildenbrand, Heritage Coffee, Baxter Bruce and Sullivan for the food, and DIPAC for the kickoff location.
Thank you to the nonprofits for organizing the projects: The Bridge Adult Day Care: Helping Hands; The Glory Hole; JAMHI; Juneau Youth Services; Hospice and Home Health Care; SAGA; Headstart; St. Vincent DePaul, Southeast Alaska Food Bank, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Wildflower Court, AWARE, and CCS's Puddlejumpers Day Care.
Thank you to everyone involved, especially the employers that gave their staff paid time off to do this great event: Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Laurie Carrick, Janette Delosreyes, Nicole Dusenberry, Eledit E. Igliane, Jeremy Kerr, Aleah Lorenson , Amy Marks, Stephanie Nylen, Brittany Stecklein, Lance Stevens, Leitasha K.F. Tanuiasa, Veronica Tausili, AIH, Mike Whisenant, Dino Lounbab, Bartlett Regional Hospital, Cathy Carter, Ronnie Carter, Drew Daily, Tracy L. Moore, Justin Muench, Teresa Robinson, Jim Strader, Patricia Wherry, Building Trades and Juneau Central Labor Council, Gary Miller, Pete Ford, Jef Morgan, Jonathan Smith, the city of Juneau, extra thanks to Michelle Brown for helping with the food set up, Greg Browning, Bonnie Chaney, Bob Dilley, Cory Dodd, Eric Hotchkiss, Ron King, Jennifer Mannix, Kelly Mercer, Beth Mow, Anna Percival, Renee Rieser, Jane Sebens, Kris Sell, Deb Senn, Mark Westphal, Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, Janelle Anderson, Joe Carillo, George Elgee, Mindy Kissner, Mary Law-Smith, Mark Mesdag, Dante Reyes, Dave Scolamiero, Resurrection Lutheran, Bill Bahleda, Carolyn Cummins, Kit Cummins, Karen Lawfer, Amy Kipp-Phillips, Anthony Percy Dotenna Phillips, Sydney Stredicke, Sealaska, Todd Antioquia, Katherine Eldemar, Gloria Jack, Sandra Jack, Apryl Hutchinson, Dixie Hutchinson, Rick Perkins, Janet Rose, Ken Southerland, Vicki Tomal, True North, Bill Peters, Julie Bates, Alicia Chilton, Brenda Heimbuch, Lauren MacVay, Diane Taff-Roy, Bonnie Tourtillotte, Shannon Udland, Jeff Vogt, University of Alaska Southeast, Kristin Brown, Keni Campbell, Drew Dailey, Janet Forbes, Whitney Harrell, Mary Miller, Wal-Mart, Nerio "Jr" Bernaldo, June Dahlgren, Tiiloni Galo, Lisa Granados, Megan Hawkins, Jeremy Hall, Christin Spangler, Michelle VanFleet, Wells Fargo Bank, Dianna Ashton, Tatyana Chaplin, Vincent Cheng, Luke Fanning, Ivy Jackson, Jamie Kisner, Chad Regua, Patrick Ryland, Karen West, James Young, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Lisa Hocevar, Tina Maryott-Gordon, Catherine Sayre, C.L. "Butch" Simmons, Sheri Vidic, Barry Weafer and Bethany Woods.
And a Huge thank you to any of those whose names weren't mentioned. Thank you for living united.
President/CEO, United Way of Southeast Alaska