United Way works every day to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a better life.
No matter your age or stage of life, a healthy lifestyle benefits everyone! We believe in furnishing all residents, from the very smallest to those enjoying the later years of life, with the tools and practices to build and sustain their health. United Way of Mat-Su seeks to improve access to quality, inclusive health care for all, while networking with local partners to build a healthy, resilient community.
OUR COMMUNITY PLAN
Building a stronger, healthier community by compiling resources and developing partnerships that make a measurable difference in the health of our citizens.
We invest in, and partner with, programs and organizations that target our focus areas (health promotion and safety, substance abuse prevention, and access to health care) by:
Promoting healthy living and chronic disease prevention
Focusing on preventing injuries, child abuse/neglect, or domestic violence
Increasing health care coverage and access to health care
Promoting resilience skills for our youth
Engaging youth in meaningful, healthy alternative activities
Coordinating health resources and services
Providing services for the uninsured