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Mission Statement

As a student-led organization, Student United Way represents the next generation of community leaders. Student United Way focuses on volunteer and work-study projects within education, income and health. With a wealth of experience in developing community projects, Student United Way also provides advice and guidance for setting up new or supporting existing cause-based events on and off campus.

What is Student United Way?

Student United Way is a student-led organization that focuses on volunteer projects and work-study opportunities within the Billings community. With an executive committee formed from enrolled MSUB students, the group meets to decide which cause or issue is most important to students and develops service projects to address any identified need.

What type of projects do Student United Way do?

Student United Way are big supporters of Service Saturday, Night on the Van and the Halloween Food Drive. Student United Way also work closely with like-minded student organizations, such as ASMSUB and SAB to address food and clothing insecurity on and off campus. As a general rule, if a project is volunteer or service based and it aligns with their mission statement, Student United Way is there to help!

Who are Student United Way affiliated with?

Student United Way is affiliated with the broader United Way worldwide network. As such, Student United Way draws from an enormous body of experience and knowledge in developing successful community-focused service projects. While Student United Way supports the principles of United Way worldwide, Student United Way is a non-partisan and non-religiously affiliated body.

What are the benefits of joining Student United Way?

Traditionally, Student United Way works to cultivate student leaders within their local communities. As such, we aim to foster skills in communication, creativity, positive mental wellbeing and reflective practice. This is primarily achieved through high impact community partnerships, people management and event planning and delivery. It looks great on the resume too!

How do I join Student United Way?

The best way to become a member of Student United Way is to contact the Staff Advisor, Peter Buchanan at the Center for Engagement on (406) 657-2387 or email