United Way of Mat-Su In the News

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Houston Middle School set to launch new Youth 360 Pilot Program in February 2019

HOUSTON — Starting February 2019, Houston Middle and High Schools students registered in Youth 360 will be linked up to a youth club offering various activities and opportunities to “explore, play, learn, and get connected,” according to a recent press release.

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Uniting the Mat-Su in the Wake of Disaster

United Way of Mat-Su has long been known for its quick and compassionate response to natural disasters locally, including in the aftermath of the Sockeye Fire of 2014. So, although your United Way of Mat-Su staff and board were certainly rattled by the recent earthquake, we took immediate action in assisting Mat-Su Valley residents with disaster recovery.

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Volunteers ‘Stuff the Bus’ for local students

WASILLA — Students from every corner of the Mat-Su Borough School District flocked to the Menard Sports Center on Wednesday to collect free school supplies prior to the start of grades first through 12th on Thursday. About 1,200 students were handed backpacks and got to walk around to fill them with school supplies. This is the fifth year of the event, organized by the United Way of Mat-Su.

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