Our Community Priorities
Giving all children a strong start
Ensuring all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed.
SUPPORTING EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS
Building educational success through partnerships schools, families, and communities.
CREATING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL
Ensuring people can meet their basic needs and have opportunities to move toward economic success.
IMPACT AT A GLANCE
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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!