Juneau pulls together during crisis

    Dinosaurs lightened the mood at the Auke Bay round-a-bout. Courtesy photo from Alisha Sell.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Help has come in many forms in Juneau as the community deals with closures and restrictions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

    The Southeast Alaska Food Bank reported they handed out pre-assembled boxes to individuals and families in need.  AAA Moving and Storage donated the boxes.

    68 boxes of food were distributed that weighed close to 1700 pounds.

    Volunteers and board members of the food bank helped in the fight against food insecurity.

    Amalga Distillery was able to produce 43 pounds of hand sanitizer that they have handed out in the community.

    The Salvation Army is also conducting a toilet paper collection drive.  Volunteers were able to deliver toilet paper and hand soap to 125 seniors in Juneau.

    They continue to accept donations of toilet paper and soap at 439 W. Willoughby.  You can also donate financially.

    For more information, you can call 586-2136.

    A group from Angoon gave sandwiches and 33 bags of snacks and water to the homeless in Juneau.




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