Volunteer

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Anchorage Zontians have a long, proud tradition of finding a need and filling it. Applause and recognition aren’t sought, rather the satisfaction of making a lasting commitment to the improvement of our community is all our members want. Our service history is diverse and we continue to surprise ourselves with new and interesting projects.

 

Over the past 50+ years we helped a list of organizations as varied as our members. These organizations include: Maui-Kauai Hurricane Victims Assistance, Eve Mobray Hostess Fund, Marion Deforest Fund, MS Read-a-thon Billing Program, AWAIC Christmas Gift Program, Access Alaska, Salvation Army as bell ringers and food/clothing donations , Victims for Justice, The Anchorage Center for Families, Sri Lanka Well Water Project, Alaska Kidney Center, Anchorage Blood Bank, Child Abuse Prevention, GROW, YMCA Campership, Korean Orphans Airlift, Brother Francis Shelter, Anchorage Home for Unwed Mothers, Alaska Women’s Resource Center, Salvation Army Clithroe Center, High School paraplegic student Ramallah, Anchorage Arts Council, Foster Parents/Grandparents Program, YMCA furniture purchase, San Francisco earthquake relief, Mary Conrad Center for the Elderly and Handicapped, Municipality of Anchorage Police Department Drug & Alcohol Abuse Program, Our Lady of Guadeloupe, Robert Mahoney Memorial, The Dorothy Thompson Scholarship for nurses training, ZERO (Zonta Emergency Relief Operation), Anchorage International Airport Information Booth, Booties for Iditarod dogs, Anchorage Youth Hostel, Pioneer Home, Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Foundation, Anchorage Chapter Spinal Cord Society – Jessie Owens Patents 1 & 2, KAKM Auction & fund drives, KSKA fund drives, Our Lady of Compassion – bingo gifts and companions, Red Rose Fund (memorial to Rose Golik – the instigator of the first information booth), St. Jude Program, Southwestern Alaska Museum of Natural History, Arctic Winter Games, Sock-it-to-Beans, Kidney Dialysis Center, Eva Foundation, Mary Magdalene Home Alaska

2013 – 2014 Projects

  • Volunteering for Alaska Adult Protective Services
  • Women’s Day Build for Habitat for Humanity
  • Volunteered for City Wide Clean Up Day
  • Volunteered at the Hiland Mountain Bridges for Success Program
  • Volunteered at the Women’s Hall of Fame reception
  • Coordinated a clothing & food drives for several women’s shelters
  • Decorated & donated a wreath to STAR’s annual Holiday Tea fundraiser