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Help starts with Alaska 2-1-1

For up-to-date information on COVID-19, including closures and changes in Municipality of Anchorage services, and other helpful community resources,
call 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221
Call center hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.



IMPACT: 16,006 kids participate in positive youth activities.

What We’re Working For:

United Way of Anchorage is a community of donors, advocates, partners, and volunteers working together to improve the health, education, and financial stability of everyone in our community.


IMPACT: For ten years running, no child need sleep out in the cold during the Anchorage winter.

What We’re Talking About:


A Look Back and a Light Forward

Looking back at 2020 in Anchorage, the first word that comes to my mind is gratitude. That might be surprising, but it’s true. I’m thankful for the way so many of you reading this have played the hand we were dealt in the pandemic – with abiding care for your neighbors that makes “LIVE UNITED” a powerful reality [read more…]

To live better we must LIVE UNITED.

WALK FOR WARMTH – February 5 – 14, 2021

Step out and step up your way with United Way’s Walk 4 Warmth, a week-long fundraiser for AK Can Do, Alaska’s statewide COVID-19 response fund. The fund provides direct support to families and individuals struggling to cover basics such as paying rent and utilities. You can make an impact and double it when you give and participate as all funds donated during the Walk 4 Warmth event will be matched 1 to 1.


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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