2014 Charities.

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Alaska Dome

The Dome is "Revolutionizing Alaskan athletics' and is 'dedicated to promoting health and wellness of all Alaskans by providing recreational activities year round in a safe, clean, and inviting state-of-the-art indoor facility." It has five core values that "represent the combination of emotional, intellectual, and moral qualities that distinguish both an individual's and an organization's character," which are respect, integrity, discipline, courage, and generosity.

The Dome, located at 6501 Changepoint Drive in Anchorage, is 601 feet long, 290 feet wide, and 87.5 feet tall, and is suitable for any field or turf sport, including soccer, baseball, softball, footballs, rugby, lacrosse, and "even" kickball.

Memberships are available, but for a daily drop-in fee anyone can use the dome, and membership is not required to rent the track, field space, or batting cages. The Dome also offers equipment rentals, as well as shower facilities and locker rooms.

Anchorage Concert Chorus

The mission of the Anchorage Concert Chorus is "To serve Anchorage and surrounding communities by fostering excellence in choral music through world-class vocal performance, community events, and music education." It was founded in 1947 by Lorene Harrison. It sponsors the ACC Vocal Scholarship Competition with high school and college divisions and has the Mentor Awards Program for high school or college age students to receive the opportunity to receive mentoring from Dr. Grant Cochran, the choral director.

The Anchorage Concert Chorus has done tours to Czech Republic, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Central and Eastern Europe, Scotland, Wales, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina.

In Anchorage, this month the Anchorage Concert Chorus will perform Banquet of Voices, a series of masterpieces for multiple choirs from the Renaissance to the present; Family Holiday Pops, which features traditional hymns and a sing-along; Love Notes, featuring romantic songs; and a Community Messiah, an Anchorage tradition since 1947.

Covenant House

Covenant House opened its doors in 1988 and since then has served the homeless, at-risk, and trafficked youth in Alaska. Covenant house is available to these youth twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, year round. Its three main programs are Emergency Shelter, Street Outreach, and Transitional Living Programs. Additional programs include housing services...

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