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FNBA Supports Building Repairs

January 12, 2024

In December, Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic (KBFPC) was awarded a $10,000 grant from First National Bank Alaska to support KBFPC’s recent emergency capital project; repairing one of the two buildings on the KBFPC campus in Homer. During an unusually rainy summer in 2023 the building experienced significant damage to its lower level, which previously…

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2024 Community Resource Connect Events

January 8, 2024

Coming up on January 30! As part of national “Project Homeless Connect” efforts to connect with and support anyone who is experiencing or at risk of homelessness, houselessness, housing insecurity, financial instability, or anyone in need of assistance, resources or extra support, each January groups on the Kenai Peninsula organize free one-day events to support…

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November 2023 Newsletter

November 20, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S November 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, How do you know what a healthy relationship is? Did you learn by reading a definition somewhere, talking to family and friends about it, consulting Alaska State Law, through a process of elimination, or…? Many of us navigate a variety of influences to come up with the answer;…

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October 2023 Newsletter

October 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S October 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Every day, I am so appreciative of my KBFPC colleagues, each of whom make sure the reproductive health care and sexual health education we share is medically-accurate, relevant, clear, respectful, engaging, thorough, accessible, and useful. This is both trauma-informed and fundamental to health literacy. For 20 years healthcare…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – 2023 Events

September 15, 2023

We’re all familiar with the stats, but did you know that Breast Cancer was the leading type of cancer in Alaskan women from 2015-2019? At KBFPC, we see the impact of cancer on our community, and we also see the benefits of annual screenings and early detection. Do yourself a favor this month and learn…

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Roots & Shoots 2023

June 23, 2023

Celebrating 40 Years of Health & Compassion Online Auction now live! Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic has been providing accessible reproductive healthcare & sexual health education since 1983! Help us honor our 40th anniversary and celebrate growth, renewal, and progress towards a hopeful future. Get Tickets Enjoy an evening with fellow supporters, KBFPC board and…

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June 2023 Pride Newsletter

June 8, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S June 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Last weekend, together with other KBFPC staff and volunteers, I joined the festivities at Soldotna Creek Park to celebrate the beginning of Pride Month. Hundreds of people – adults, teens, kids and their families – came together to connect with each other and honor the vibrant LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian,…

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April 2023 Newsletter

April 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S April 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Did you know that KBFPC is celebrating a major anniversary this year? For 40 years, our agency has been supporting reproductive health care and education on the Kenai Peninsula; breaking down the barriers that prevent you or your neighbors from not just surviving but thriving.  For you, that…

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KBFPC Happenings: Youth Edition

April 13, 2023

FROM KBFPC & The REC ROOM’s APRIL 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Teens need us. They need us to be trusted adults, to be positive role models, to listen, to amplify their voices, and to share our time. They need us to provide safe spaces to hang out with their peers. They need us to help…

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Myth-Busting Menopause Event 4/25

March 31, 2023

Up all night with hot flashes? Curious about Hormone Replacement Therapy? Feelings of doom taking over? These questions (and more!) are so common, whether you’re in the throes of menopause or just want to prepare for what may be coming… It’s hard to know what’s a Menopause Myth and what to really expect. But KBFPC…

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