Member News: EasyPark to Host “Forget the Fine” Community Food Drive

EasyPark will accept food donations to pay parking citations.

Anchorage, AK – August 9, 2017

From August 14 – September 15, 2017, EasyPark will accept food donations in lieu of payment for parking citations as part of a community food drive effort with Food Bank of Alaska, who provides food assistance to Alaskans in need.

“EasyPark values service agencies who provide back to the community,” says Parking Director Brian Borguno. “Providing assistance by accepting food items for parking citations is a good start to combat our local hunger problem.”

Donation values that are being accepted in lieu of payment are the following:

  • Macaroni & Cheese $2
  • Small canned meat $3
  • Large canned meat $5
  • Dry cereal, oatmeal, cream of wheat, etc. $5
  • Jam & Jelly $5
  • Pop-Top Cans or Boxed Meals $6
  • Large Canned Fruit $6
  • Peanut Butter $6
  • Coffee $8
  • Case of Top Ramen $10

Those who are interested in participating will need to bring their donations to the EasyPark
office located at 440 B Street Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. For more information about EasyPark’s parking programs, call EasyPark at 276-7275 (Park) or visit www.easyparkalaska.com for news updates about this and other new programs.

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About EasyPark
EasyPark is the brand name of the parking services operated by Anchorage Community
Development Authority (ACDA). ACDA is a public corporate authority for the Municipality of
Anchorage. ACDA’s parking division, EasyPark, manages more than 6,000 parking spaces in
downtown Anchorage.

About Food Bank of Alaska
Food Bank of Alaska believes that no one deserves to be hungry. Since 1979 Food Bank of Alaska has
been securing donated food for partner food programs to distribute to hungry Alaskans

For Immediate Release
Contact: Melinda Gant
Phone: 297-4415
Email: mgant@acda.net