Assistance For Federal Employees In Alaska

As the partial government shutdown continues, multiple organizations are offering help to impacted federal employees.  Here's a partial list:

Anchorage Museum - The museum announced Jan. 16 it is offering free admission for federal employees who are not getting paid.

Bistro Red Beet - The restaurant is serving free cookies and coffee for impacted federal employees.

Kaladi Bros. Coffee - The coffee company is offering all out of work federal employees free coffee with refills.

Odom Corp. - Through Jan. 28 the beverage distributor is offering 2 free cases of Coke products to furloughed workers. Federal Employees can show their ID at the Coca-Cola Bottling of Alaska building at 6300 Changepoint Dr. in Anchorage.

Wells Fargo - The bank is offering fee reversals and waiving some late fees to impacted federal employees.

Credit Union 1 - The credit union is offering several services offered to impacted federal employees including small loans, extended loan payment and help with overdraft fees.

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union - The credit union encourages members who are affected by the shutdown to call 800-525-9094 to discuss options it is offering.

Alaska Credit Union League - The organization donated $10,000 to the Armed Services YMCA to assist federal employees affected by the government shutdown.

First National Bank Alaska - The bank is offering assistance to federal employee customers. Individuals are encouraged to talk to their banker about what is being offered.

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium - ANTHC has a funding agreement for federal workers to ensure they are paid.

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - The corporation announced Monday they are covering the salaries for their federal employees.

GCI - The telecommunication company is offering affected government employees payment plans for services for the duration of the event.

AT&T - The wireless carrier is offering customers affected by the shutdown flexible payment options to keep your service.

ENSTAR - The gas company is offering assistance with bills for federal employees affected by the partial shutdown.

Verizon - The cellphone company is waiving late fees for federal government employees for the duration of the shutdown.

People Mover/AnchorRIDES - The transit system is offering free rides to furloughed workers. Show your government ID to ride.

Anchorage Concert Association - The ACA is offering free tickets to federal workers for the Jan. 19 performance of Dustbowl Revival and Hot Club of Cowtown: Across the Great Divide.

Body Renew Alaska - The fitness club is offering federal employees the opportunity to work out free at any of their locations for the duration of the shutdown.

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