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Here’s how to do some good this holiday season

Find out where, how and what to give this month.

 

Tlingit elder Marie Olson smiles at the Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 at Hangar on the Wharf. (Courtesy Photo | Salvation Army)

Community involvement again high at annual meal

The Salvation Army of Juneau served more than 500 meals at its annual Thanksgiving dinner.

 

Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

How and where to volunteer this Thanksgiving

An annual meal still needs volunteers.

 

Cassandra Strahin, center, and Nicole Huntsman, both of Allen Marine, get help from Malou Peabody, left, and Clarence Milton as they deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Cassandra Strahin, center, and Nicole Huntsman, both of Allen Marine, get help from Malou Peabody, left, and Clarence Milton as they deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Food drives approaching for Thanksgiving season

Find out how to donate this holiday season.

Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
U.S. Coast Guard Station Juneau personnel unload a truck with canned goods that were donated for the Coast Guard’s annual Haunted Station. (Courtesy Photo | Southeast Alaska Food Bank)

Haunted Station donation surpasses last year’s total

The turnout and amount of donations increased this year.

U.S. Coast Guard Station Juneau personnel unload a truck with canned goods that were donated for the Coast Guard’s annual Haunted Station. (Courtesy Photo | Southeast Alaska Food Bank)
Jamiann Hasselquist, owner of Knock Out Hair & Nails, sits at her studio on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2018 takes stock of the hair collected through her Juneau Hair Drive this summer. The hair collected will go two organizations that make free wigs for children and women battling cancer and other ailments. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Community effort helps create wigs for those in need

Jamiann Hasselquist has seen firsthand what good hair can do to a person’s self-esteem. Hasselquist, a hairdresser and owner of Knock Out Hair & Nails,… Continue reading

Jamiann Hasselquist, owner of Knock Out Hair & Nails, sits at her studio on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2018 takes stock of the hair collected through her Juneau Hair Drive this summer. The hair collected will go two organizations that make free wigs for children and women battling cancer and other ailments. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Landry Dillingham, 10, outraces Alder Caouette, 10, at the finish line for third place in the Douglas Dirt Derby on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at Savikko Park in Douglas. The event raised around $6,000 for the American Diabetes Association. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Children race through Savikko Park for good cause

Reed Maier led for the whole time in the final race of Saturday’s Douglas Dirt Derby. Even as he crossed the finish line, though, he… Continue reading

Landry Dillingham, 10, outraces Alder Caouette, 10, at the finish line for third place in the Douglas Dirt Derby on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at Savikko Park in Douglas. The event raised around $6,000 for the American Diabetes Association. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)