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We believe everyone should have the opportunity to succeed, even if the odds are stacked against them.

We unite individuals, nonprofits, businesses and partners to change the odds.

IMPACT: 14,950 kids participate in positive youth activities.

What We’re Fighting For:

United Way of Anchorage advances the common good by mobilizing the caring power of our community. Our focus is on education, income and health — the building blocks for a good quality of life.


IMPACT: No child had to sleep out in the cold for the last seven winters.

What We’re Talking About:


August 6, 2018 By Michele Brown

Solving homelessness in Anchorage is one of the most complex social issues facing our city. People experiencing homelessness face a myriad of struggles ranging from, at best, short-term money woes to, at worst, lifelong incapacities.


To live better we must LIVE UNITED.

attendance awareness month – september

High attendance is the foundation of success in school! As part of the 90% by 2020 efforts to raise graduation rates, United Way of Anchorage created the Attendance Champion program for businesses. Attendance Champions help share the #SchoolEveryDayANC message with their employees, customers and the community. It’s easy to participate, and it’s free. Get involved today!


THANK YOU to our top annual contributors!

United Way celebrates and recognizes the organizations and their employees who are taking the lead to improve lives and drive change in our community with their generous support.

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