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Summer Internship Lays Foundation for Success

It has been 21 years since Southcentral Foundation’s RAISE program graduated its first student interns. On Aug. 4, RAISE celebrated another 69 students who completed the program.

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Expedited Partner Therapy Reduces Spread of STIs

Treatment of an infected person’s sexual partners is vital to preventing sexually transmitted disease re-infection.

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Hope Grows from Engagement in Cultural Activities

During the summer months in Alaska, fireweed plants thrive across the state. The green plants, colored with fuchsia petals, scatter from roadsides to edges of forests, and even backyards.

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Quyana Clubhouse Highlight: Quinn Johnson

SCF Quyana Clubhouse recently received a donation of three newly constructed picnic tables from Quinn Johnson, an Alaska Native Eagle Scout.

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Health Care Need not be Sacrificed in Rural Alaska

Living in remote locations like rural Alaska can mean that trips for groceries, gas, and even health necessities sometimes need to be planned in advance.

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It Takes a Village to Complete a Research Study

Organizational partnerships are strengths of Southcentral Foundation. The research department has been fortunate to collaborate with customer-owners, Tribal leadership, SCF departments, and clinical services at the SCF’s primary care centers.

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RAISE Spotlight: Ryan Gump

On March 24, Ryan Gump, a former RAISE program participant, was recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop #26 of the Boy Scouts.

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Summer Food Service Program for Children

Summer break is here and Alaska’s children need your help. On average, nearly 51,000 Alaskan children received free or reduced-price school meals through the USDA National School Lunch Program in school year 2016–2017, while only about 4,700 (9%) participated in the Summer Food Service Program.

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Native Women Steal the Show in Pageantry

Public speaking and interview skills, self-confidence, business etiquette, community involvement, social values, and stage presence are just a few of the sustaining benefits of pageantry participation. These skills can translate into advocacy and cultural pride.