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Santa, Soldiers Bring Joy to Alaska Town Facing Crisis

NAPAKIAK, Alaska — A school employee wearing a traditional pink Alaska Native smock called a kuspuk breezed through the hubbub in the cafeteria adorned with murals of purely Alaska scenes, zigzagging through children clutching presents and past uniformed soldiers wearing Santa caps. “Napakiak is happy today,” she proclaimed to principal...

12 Days of Philanthropy: The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a familiar presence during the holidays. Volunteers ring bells and collect donations in signature red kettles across the community. On Day 2 of our 12 Days of Philanthropy, we visit with Major Carole Abella, Co-Director of Fresno's Salvation Army corps. In the video above, she shares the many ways...