Fundraisers & Volunteer Opportunities


February 15th, 2019 - Love for the Wrangells Fundraiser in Anchorage (5:30-8pm): Join us to celebrate our love for the Wrangell Mountains at Resolution Brewing Company in Anchorage (3024 Mountain View Dr), and reconnect with old friends from the Wrangells while making new ones – 10% of beer sales will be donated to the WMC. We heart the Wrangells!

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April 11th, 2019 - Spring Break Up Party & Fundraiser in Anchorage (5:30-9pm): Join us to kick off the season with food, drink, live music, and a silent auction at La Potato in Anchorage (3300 Spenard Road). La Potato be donating 10% of beer sales to the WMC.


May 2019 (date TBD) - Memorial Day Weekend Community Work Party: The Wrangell Mountains Center invites neighbors, alumni, and other volunteers to join us anytime from 10am-4pm 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!


August 2019 (date TBD) - Tall Tales Storytelling Contest and Silent Auction: Our annual fall storytelling contest returns! 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

  • Schedule:

    • 6:00 pm first come, first-serve sign-up starts at 6:00 pm

    • 6:30 pm doors open, silent auction begins

    • 7:00 pm youth storytelling contest ($2 entry, 2 minute time limit)

    • 8:00 pm Tall Tales Storytelling Contest ($20 entry, 8 minute time limit)


August 31st, 2019 - McCarthy Half Marathon and 5 Mile Runs: Race starts at 2pm at Glacier View Campground (Mile 59 of the McCarthy Road). Followed by Spaghetti dinner and awards ceremony at the Old Hardware Store at 6pm. $30 per person registration; $15 under 16. Proceeds benefit the WMC. Register online or at the starting line from 12-1:45 pm.