2017 Fundraisers & Volunteer Opportunities

Friday, April 28 - Spring Break Up Party & Fundraiser in Anchorage: Join us to kick off the season with food, drink, and a silent auction at Resolution Brewing Company in Anchorage (3024 Mountain View Dr) from 5-9pm. Resolution Brewing Company will be donating 20% of beer sales to the WMC.

Saturday, May 27 Memorial Day Weekend Community Work Party: The Wrangell Mountains Center invites neighbors, alumni, and other volunteers to join us anytime from 12-6pm during our facility and garden work party. Swing by for a few minutes or a few hours. There will be plenty of opportunities for some laughs, meals, and old fashioned manual labor directed toward a good cause. Open to anyone and everyone looking for a good time at the Old Hardware Store and Porphyry Place!

Saturday, August 26 - Tall Tales Storytelling Contest and Silent Auction: Our annual fall storytelling contest returns for 2017! Bring your best story (or most compelling lies) and join us for this entertaining evening showcasing the creativity of local residents and visitors at the New Golden Saloon.

  • $20 to enter (proceeds benefit the WMC)
  • $500 cash prize
  • First-come, first-serve sign-up starts at 6:00 pm
  • Family-friendly stories first

Saturday, September 2 - McCarthy Half Marathon and 5 Mile Runs: Race starts at 2 pm at Glacier View Campground (Mile 59 of the McCarthy Road). Followed by Spaghetti dinner and awards ceremony at the Old Hardware Store at 6 pm. $30 per person registration; $15 under 16. Proceeds benefit the WMC. Register online or at the starting line from 12-1:45 pm.