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Big Brothers
Big Sisters 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska's (BBBSAK) mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
Our work pairs Alaskan youth with trusted mentors that provide stability, positive relationships, and social skills which equip them to meet and beat obstacles in every part of life.

Our vision is for all children to achieve their full potential. BBBSAK partners with parents and guardians, volunteers, and community members so that kids experience high aspirations, greater confidence, better relationships, and educational success.

Chef Brett Knipmeyer

       Brett, originally from Chicago, chef and owner of Kinley’s Restaurant, started cooking in Colorado after receiving a BS in architecture from University of Illinois. Finding a fondness for his new career, he traveled around the Pacific Northwest, Chicago and eventually stopped in Alaska opening his own restaurant and naming it after his favorite person in the world, his daughter Kinley.

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