It is often said that life’s journey begins with a single step. At United Way of Mat-Su, we are committed to ensuring that no one in the Mat-Su Valley walks their journey alone.

Through our efforts to advance education, financial stability & health for all, United Way of Mat-Su works every day to make the Valley a great place to live, work & play. We’re all in this together!

Find out how we’re bringing the caring community of the Mat-Su together to Live United.

FEMA Disaster Assistance DEADline Extended: Applications for FEMA Earthquake Assistance may be submitted until May 31st. Visit to apply.


Join the Youth 360 Team!

United Way of Mat-Su is recruiting for several positions on the Youth 360 Team! We are seeking dynamic individuals for two full-time Youth Club Manager positions, and four part-time Youth Engagement Specialists.


Full-time Youth Club Manager

Part-time Youth Engagement Specialist

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Tyler Healy, Director,

Application deadline: April 15, 2019

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Register for the 2019 Thrive Mat-Su Youth Retreat!

This is a free event! Open to Mat-Su students ages 12-18. Transportation available.

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A One-Stop, One-Day Way To Access Basic Needs

From a hot, home-made meal to personal care; from being greeted by smiling faces to a hot cup of coffee, Project Homeless Connect offers those experiencing housing instability & homelessness a one-stop way to access needed care.

Annually, Project Homeless Connect utilizes the helping hands & expertise of many Valley agencies offering basic needs assistance & services.

Click here for more information, to volunteer or to receive vendor information


All students deserve to look and feel their best for the first day of school

Day of Action: Stuff the Bus invites Valley students to choose a new backpack, essential school supplies, & to receive necessary services that prepare them for their first day of school.

By ensuring that all students are prepared for school, United Way of Mat-Su advances Education in our community.

Click here to learn more about Stuff the Bus.

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Encouraging youth to get out & move!

Play60 takes place every year in partnership with the NFL & the Mat-Su Sea Hawkers Booster Club.

United Way of Mat-Su knows that a healthy lifestyle can be achieved at any age! Play60 is open to youth ages 6-13 who are Mat-Su Valley residents.

Click here to access information about 2019’s Play60 day with players from the Seattle Seahawks.