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Contribute to Central Council through the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program

Central Council Tlingit and Haida was recently approved to participate in the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program. Through this wonderful program, Fred Meyer donates up to $2.5 million dollars ($625,000 quarterly) every year to local schools, community organizations, and non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The program is simple and allows Fred Meyer reward members to select an organization of their choice to be a recipient of Fred Meyer’s charitable contribution.

How to Link Your Rewards Card:

  • Go to www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards
  • Click “Link Your Rewards Card Now”
  • Sign in or create an online account with Fred Meyer.
  • Enter your rewards number and last name.
    • If you do not have a Fred Meyer rewards card, one can be obtained from the Fred Meyer Customer Service desk.
  • Enter Tlingit Haida Central Council’s non-profit number: 91386
  • Last step… start shopping! Whenever you use your rewards card at Fred Meyer, you’ll be helping Tlingit Haida Central Council earn a donation.

Donations received from Fred Meyer will be used to support the following programs or services provided by Tlingit Haida Central Council:

  • Development of a Language Department: Supporting the efforts to revitalize the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian languages.
  • Elderly Emergency Assistance: Provides emergency financial assistance to tribal citizens 65 years of age and older who have urgent personal needs due to disastrous events such as fire, death, or illness.
  • Head Start: A federal and state funded program promoting school readiness of children ages 3-5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Cobell Settlement

There are currently 800+ beneficiaries listed from Southeast Alaska that are due a payout from the Cobell Settlement and cannot be located.  If you believe you or a family member are a beneficiary of the settlement, please visit the following website or contact Indian Trust Settlement: http://www.indiantrust.com/index

Indian Trust Settlement
P.O. Box 9577
Dublin, OH 43017-4877
Hotline: 866.591.2958
Phone: 800.961.6109
Email: Info@IndianTrust.com

Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act provides Alaska Native and American Indian people with additional healthcare coverage beyond Indian Health Service benefits. You may qualify for special coverage and protections. As an Alaska Native or American Indian, you are exempt from the requirement to purchase insurance if you can show evidence of:

  • Enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe
  • Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) shareholder status, or
  • Eligible to receive services from an Indian Health Service (IHS) facility/Tribal health care provider.

Visit our Affordable Care Act resource page to access the exemption application and other resources.

 

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