Alaska’s mining industry buys locally, hires locally and actively supports local Alaska communities by donating to charities, non-profits and civic and community organizations. In addition, mine employees get involved as volunteers working to improve their own communities.
Alaska mines provide support to a diverse group of organizations, including:
Health and welfare
Training programs and apprenticeships, including the University of Alaska system
Wildlife preservation and resource protection
Substance abuse education and prevention
Music and the arts
Local food banks