Events that Inspire Hope and Improve Lives in Anchorage
Your involvement in community events helps create a thriving community for us all. Everything from GRAD CHALK, Day of Caring Food Drive, Graduation Station to Free Tax Prep, your energy and resources advance United Way’s work and make measurable, lasting change for our community.
Some events have even set records! We achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ title for Longest fist bump relay on August 20, 2016 thanks to the hundreds of people who joined us to take a stand to end homelessness in Anchorage!
GRAD BLITZ – APRIL 28 to MAY 18
Join us for a community-wide celebration of the class of 2019! Let’s show graduates how proud we are of them and inspire future graduates to keep working towards their diplomas. We’ve made it easy and fun for you to help spread the word. From posters to social media graphics, you’ll find everything you need to celebrate our #ANCGrads.
#ANCGrads ProfiLE PIC TAKEOVER – MAY 13
On May 13, swap your profile picture with the #ANCGrads social profile graphic — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin — for this one-day, city-wide show of support for class of 2019 graduates. Post using #ANCGrads. On Facebook, you can set the swapped photo for one day by selecting the “Make Temporary” button. The default is one day. Press “Save.”
GRAD CHALK – MAY 13
We think graduation is a big deal! Let’s show the Class of 2019 we’re proud of them by chalking messages of congratulations in honor of their graduation.
We’ll be at the Sullivan Arena 7:30am-9am on the first day of graduation, stop by on your morning commute to chalk some words of encouragement. We’ll bring the chalk, you bring the creativity.