Mission: The Armed Services YMCA of Alaska enhances the lives of military members and their families in spirit, mind and body through programs relevant to the unique challenges of mil.The Armed Services YMCA of Alaska is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization exemplifying the American spirit of caring. We provide support services for more than 65,000 military service members and their families stationed in Alaska, with a particular focus on junior-enlisted men and women.
How Pick.Click.Give. makes a difference
The ASYMCA of Alaska serves military men, women and their families serving in Alaska, offering more than 20 critical programs and services in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and outlying communities that are designed to alleviate stress, assist with life challenges, and increase the morale and welfare of our nation’s heroes. In FY 2017, we served more approximately 50,000 members of the military and their families. The ASYMCA has provided support services to military service members and their families for 150 years, and in Alaska since WWII.
Our programs and services are designed to help strengthen military families. Frequent moves, deployments, and the challenges of life in Alaska create unique opportunities for our organization to serve our military community. Our programs and services have a truly qualitative impact as well, as they are all designed to respect, support, and appreciate our nation’s heroes. Additionally, these programs provide comfort, security, a support network, and enhance independence. Lastly, our programs provide opportunities for military families to improve their family bond, resiliency, and their general health and wellness. We help strengthen our military community with the hope that they are happier, healthier, stronger, and better able to cope with the challenges of military life.
While most Americans understand that military life creates challenges for military members and their families, and these challenges are part of the job, the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska is asking Alaskans to help make military life just a little bit easier for over 60,000 military members and their families stationed in Alaska. Our programs are innovative solutions to common problems experienced by military families. Our programs help serve families affected by deployments, temporary duty assignments, and the general demands of military careers. We invite Alaska to support our Alaska Military by donating to the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska through Pick.Click.Give.