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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:


October 12, 2018 – By Michele Brown

Family homelessness is hidden and pernicious. We partner with other agencies on ambitious goals to quickly get families back into homes and back on their feet.

To live better we must LIVE UNITED.

Free help with ACA Health Insurance enrollment

For Alaskans who need health insurance and have never enrolled in coverage before or have questions about renewing their coverage, United Way healthcare navigators serve as trusted resources, providing free, confidential, unbiased assistance with enrollment.  Call 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221 to speak with a navigator and/or schedule an in-person appointment or attend one of the free ACA Walk-in enrollment events.  Open enrollment at HealthCare.gov closes on Dec 15, 2018.


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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