A community where compassion and generosity are valued and all individuals and families thrive.


To mobilize and empower the caring community of the Mat-Su, while improving the self-reliance of individual’s lives in measurable and lasting ways.

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Exciting News!

Youth 360 will launch in February of 2019. Youth 360 is an initiative to connect local youth to their peers, parents and caregivers, and community to improve health and wellness throughout the Mat-Su. Youth 360 builds connection by providing positive, meaningful activities and opportunities for young people and their families.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Allen at sallen@unitedwaymatsu.org or by calling (907)745-5821.

Our Impact

United Way of Mat-Su administers programs and works in collaboration with other health and human service agencies to create lasting change in our community.


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Our Programs

United Way works every day to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a better life.



We all benefit when a child succeeds in school and goes on to become successful as an adult.

United Way of Mat-Su supports education, school readiness, youth development, early childhood education, and family engagement throughout the Valley.


A community is only as healthy and resilient as each of its individual members! Click below to see how UWMS is working to advance strong communities and access to healthcare for all.

Financial Stability

We strive to increase awareness of and access to employment and financial literacy resources, skills development, trainings, and programs that allow all Valley residents to achieve solid footing in their personal and family finances.


We are honored to distribute grants annually to local agencies advancing the core values of our mission. For a complete list of this year’s grantees, and eligibility requirements, click below.


August 2018

Many of the students who came to pick up free school supplies come from single parent families, and were relieved to have some of the financial burden of being prepared for school taken off of the shoulders of single parents.

Frontiersman / Read Full Article


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