A Bit About Us

April of 2020 Humanity In Progress, was founded as a non-profit 501c3 by 5 community members who saw a gap in services surrounding housing issues in Petersburg, Alaska.

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HIP Board of Directors

Ashley Kawashima
Ashley Kawashima

Founder, Board Chair

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Alex Helms
Alex Helms

Vice Chair

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Courtney Curtiss
Courtney Curtiss

Secretary

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Annette Bennett
Annette Bennett

Founder, Treasurer

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Cortney Hess
Cortney Hess

Founder, Member-at-large

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Vacant
Vacant

Member-at-large

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Focus Areas

Housing insecurity 

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.
Applications for assistance below.

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Connections to basic needs and resources

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies to connect people to needed resources.
Food bags are available for pick up at 102 S 2nd St.

Food Box