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Want to join us and support the work we do?

The Alaska Center for Resource Families depends upon donations from individuals to continue its work. Your tax-deductible gift will assist us to provide training, referral services, individual support and information to those who are or are interested in becoming foster parents, adoptive parents, relative caretakers or guardians.


To make an individual gift or to find out more about financially supporting the works of ACRF, contact Director Aileen McInnis at to find out more.

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Thank you for your support!

Our parent organization, Northwest Resource Associates, is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt non-profit organization (Federal ID #91-1117250). We are incorporated in the State of Washington and are registered with the State of Washington Secretary of State Charities Division (Registration #6437). We also are registered with the State of Oregon Department of Justice under the Charitable Trust and Corporation Act (Registration #26986) and with the State of Alaska Department of Law as a charitable organization.


Want to support the families who care for the children? Start here to find out the many different ways you can help.

Ways to Support Foster Families

We are often looking for donations that can be directly shared with and support the foster families in our program who care for children. Got an idea? Contact your local office or Aileen McInnis at

  • Donations of Gifts for our Annual Community Holiday Gift Giving Event
  • Donations of food to Resource Family Appreciation Events
  • Funds for book purchases for children about foster and adoptive care
  • School supplies for foster youth for the upcoming school year
  • Coffee cards to share with mentors so they can host new foster parents
  • Blankets and quilts to share with new adoptive families
  • Funds to help with our new "mini-grant" project for promoting cultural activities for youth in care