Taking care of our own
October 15, 2020
Gregg Jones, a fisherman and member of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association (ALFA), connects a container of salmon to a crane in Sitka late last month to be donated to families across the region. ALFA's community support program, Alaskans Own, secured $250,000 to distribute salmon to Southeast families that were unable to put up fish for the winter as a result of the poor salmon season. Sealaska donated an extra $126,000 when the ALFA realized the need was greater than the original amount. Together, both organizations donated 49,000 pounds of salmon to families in Hydaburg, Kake, Kl...
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