Emergency response receives first Walker Foundation grant
April 19, 2018
Wrangell's emergency services were the recipients of the first-ever grant from the Walker Foundation, a benevolent fund established after the acquisition of Alaska Island Community Services last year by Southeast Alaska Rural Health Consortium.
Governed by an appointed board, the Foundation supports activities that promote health and the welfare of the Wrangell community.
"It's on a project by project basis. We currently have about $3.75M," explained Mark Walker, formerly CEO for AICS and currently Southern Region Director for SEARHC. The fund's principal will be cultivated through managed...