PUBLISHED: 10:42 AM on Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Non-profits receive nearly half a million dollars in second quarter
First National Bank gave $471,241 to Alaska non-profits in April, May and June. The contributions were distributed to organizations in communities across the state.

Annual major sponsorships of the Alaska Public Radio Network and Alaska School Activities Association continued in the second quarter, along with support of Alaska Children's Services, Alaska Pacific University, Alaska Run for Women, Bean's Cafe, Blood Bank of Alaska, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southcentral Alaska, Campfire USA, the Communities in Schools program, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Hope Community Resources and the Lucy Cuddy Center at UAA.

Other significant contributions included those to Alaska Building Science Network, Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Alaska Women's Coalition, Alaskan Scottish Club for the Highland Games, Anchorage Senior Center, Boy Scouts, Na Keiki O Hawai'i, Providence Alaska Foundation, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Valdez Regional Health Care Foundation and Youth Restoration Corps.

Established in 1922, First National is Alaska's largest Alaskan-owned and operated bank, with 28 branches throughout Alaska. More information about First National is available at