In this video, Bean's Café’s Head Monitor and former client, Grady LeBlanc, shares his perspective on how Bean’s Café has impacted his life, and how it serves Anchorage’s homeless and needy population with hot meals and a safe place to stay. Click for larger view.
On Wednesday afternoon, multiple callers to the Alaska Sea Life Center Hotline reported a sea otter pup on the road near Mud Bay at the base of the Homer spit. The otter was admitted to the I.Sea.U critical care unit this week. Read more.
One of the highlights of the Alaska State Fair is seeing the giant vegetables. It's hard to believe with one's own eyes, how big produce can grow under vigilant care and endless daylight. But after the hotdog stands are packed up, the carnival rides moved on, and the animals sent home, where do all the vegetables go? Read more.
At Bean's Café the project of creating 'oral histories' for our clients - the poorest people in our community - is important because it captures a story of an often forgotten group of people. With better understanding we hope to gain insight that will help us establish programs and services that will ultimately put us out of business. Read more.