Sitka Seafoods raises $130,000 for Ukraine, also donates canned salmon
May 25, 2022
Silver Bay Seafoods, which started in Sitka 15 years ago, has connections that reach more than 5,000 miles across the world to Ukraine, prompting the company to reach out with sizable monetary and food donations to help those affected by Russia’s war on its neighboring country.
“We were devastated by the reports and knew we needed to help, so we kicked off a donation program,” said Abby Fredrick, Silver Bay Seafoods director of communications.
After only a few weeks, fishermen, employees and the company raised $130,000 to donate to the World Central Kitchen, a worldwide hunger relief...