• Building a Bright Future

    Learn more about our center and how we're transforming early education and care in Colorado.

What drives our work

Our Community Priorities

Mile High United Way's Home Instruction for the Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program helps parents support their child’s kindergarten readiness in the comfort of their own homes.

Giving all children a strong start

Ensuring all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed.


Building educational success through partnerships schools, families, and communities.

United for Schools program with Mile High United Way strengthens education and literacy programming for students across Metro Denver.
Monique - small business owner and client with Mile High United Way's United for Business program


Ensuring people can meet their basic needs and have opportunities to move toward economic success.




lives impacted by Mile High United Way's direct services and work funded through community partners


referrals for critical resources, like housing, rent assistance, and more, provided through our 211 Help Center.


Mile High United Way volunteers served our community


Mile High United Way Staff Recognized for 211 Leadership
Volunteers Wanted For Tax Help Colorado Program
500 Students in Metro Denver Go Back to School with New Backpacks and Supplies
Helping small business owners achieve their dreams of growth
Mid-Session Review: Creating Pathways to Success for all Coloradans
Investing in Capacity Building for Local Business Owners
Celebrating International Women’s Day
Child Care Bill Kicks Off Our 2023 Colorado Legislative Session
211 Colorado: Answering the Call for 20 Years
Celebrate Black History Month with Mile High United Way

Every day, our 211 Help Center staff work tirelessly to connect families across Metro Denver to the resources they need. Three Mile High United Way staff recently received recognition for their leadership and service in their roles related to the 211 Help Center.

September 20, 2023

Volunteers are critical to the work of Tax Help Colorado, including 15-year-old Chanda, who volunteered for 45 hours near her home in Thornton this year. Learn more about how Tax Help Colorado helps families build toward economic stability.

August 23, 2023

The average school supply list can cost over $100 per student. Our 2023 Back to School Bash provided 500 students with new backpacks and supplies to support families.

August 1, 2023

We believe our communities are strongest when small, local businesses thrive. Through our Personal Investment Enterprise (PIE) program, we’re investing in small business owners, like Shellby, to support their dreams of growth.

May 15, 2023

From connecting families to quality early childhood education and supporting migrant families to helping middle- and low-income residents access valuable tax credits, we are working toward a brighter future for all Coloradans.

April 3, 2023

This year, our United for Business team is launching new initiatives and events to support capacity building through intensive skills-development. Learn how we’re helping our small business community thrive!

March 27, 2023

Today is International Women’s Day! The theme for this year is #EmbraceEquity, a theme that sits at the very heart of our mission. ​​​​​Learn how Mile High United Way supports women and girls through our Women United Initiative and how you can get involved.

March 8, 2023

During the 2023 Colorado State Legislative Session, Mile High United Way is supporting two bills that align with our community priorities, House Bill 23-1091 and Senate Bill 23-082.

February 14, 2023

February 11 marks 211 Day for all United Ways across the United States. This year, we celebrate 211 Colorado’s 20th anniversary, and how 211 has adapted to meet the emerging needs of our community.

February 9, 2023

Black History Month is an opportunity to celebrate and highlight the incredible contributions the Black community has made throughout U.S. history. In honor of Black History Month, we are celebrating the legacy of Black leaders in Denver. Join us!

February 1, 2023
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Mile High United Way Supports Families

Thank you to our corporate partners for sponsoring 135 years of impact in our Metro Denver community.