If you need food assistance in Anchorage, Alaska, call F.I.S.H. at (907) 277-0818.

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Do you need food?

"The Salvation Army referred this client to us. A man had been injured and was in a full body cast. His wife was working but she and her children were all down with strep throat. They were new in town and did not yet have friends they could ask to shop for them. They were really suffering. I was glad F.I.S.H. could help them."

----- a F.I.S.H. telephone volunteer

If you are in a situation where you are in danger of running out of food and you do not have the money to purchase groceries, follow these easy steps to request food assistance from F.I.S.H.:

Step 1 - Call the F.I.S.H. line at 277-0818 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.

  • F.I.S.H. responds to the first 20 calls received over the F.I.S.H. line.
  • Food is available without judgment or needs assessment.
  • You must not have received help from F.I.S.H. within 30 days prior to calling.

Step 2 - Leave a message with your name and a phone number where you can be reached that afternoon.

Step 3 - A volunteer will call you back to gather information about your family size, children’s ages, special dietary needs and an address for delivery.

Step 4 - Food will be delivered the next day between noon and 9:00 p.m.

You will never be charged or asked for money for the food that you receive.

What items may come in the grocery bags?
The Basics Occasional Extras
Peanut Butter
Tuna Fish
Canned Vegetables
Tomato paste/sauce
Macaroni and Cheese
Powdered Milk
Baby food and formula
Fresh fruit or vegetables
Tuna/Hamburger Helper
Chili, ravioli, single meals in a can
Canned Fruit
Dried or canned beans
Snack bars
Cold breakfast cereal
Desserts, like Jello or cake mixes