Hometown, Alaska: Volunteerism

September 11th has been declared the National Day of Service – a day to adopt a charity, or do a good deed. We’re going to take a closer look at what people are doing to get involved with their community. How can people with busy lives budget the time? What organizations are most in need of volunteers? There are all sorts of organizations that rely on volunteers, from youth groups to homeless shelters, trail builders to archivists. Join us for the conversation, Wednesday  at 2:00 pm on Hometown, Alaska.

Photo from State of Alaska website: 2009 Senior Prom Queen at the Alaska Pioneer Home in Juneau, AK.

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HOST: Teeka Ballas, independent journalist


  • Tracey Burke, UAA Center Faculty member for Community Engagement and Learning. Commissioner with Serve Alaska
  • Sue Brogan, United Way Anchorage, Vice President of Community Engagement


  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (2:00 – 3:00pm)
  • Send e-mail to hometownalaska@kska.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
  • Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air)

LIVE: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.


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