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.

Learn more about our efforts to advance Education, Financial Stability & Health for all here.

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


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 below to learn more about Stuff the Bus.


A one-stop, one-day way to meet 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 below for more information, to volunteer or to receive vendor information.