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Wasilla, Alaska –The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) recently welcomed Lindsay Prunella as program coordinator for R.O.C.K. (Raising Our Children with Kindness). R.O.C.K. Mat-Su is a collaborative of community members – individuals and organizations – joining together to promote family resilience and reduce child maltreatment.

Lindsay is helping advance the mission of R.O.C.K. Mat-Su by supporting day-to-day communication and administration, community engagement, and funding development. R.O.C.K. Mat-Su is a cross-sector collaborative working to promote family resilience and reduce child maltreatment in the Mat-Su Borough.

Lindsay was previously the director of a coalition created to help youth make healthy choices, and as a prevention specialist in Michigan. She also worked for Alaska Community Island Services as a prevention specialist focused on reducing adult heavy and binge drinking and youth alcohol consumption. Lindsay holds a Master of Social Work degree from Loyola University with concentrations in alcohol and drug counseling and school social work. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University in interdisciplinary studies.


About MSHF: Mat-Su Health Foundation is the official business name of Valley Hospital Association, Inc., which shares ownership in Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. In this capacity, the MSHF board members and representatives actively participate in the governance of Mat-Su’s community hospital and protect the community’s interest in this important healthcare asset through board oversight. The MSHF keeps its share of Mat-Su Regional’s profits in the community by investing into charitable works that improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in the Mat-Su. More information is available online at