Mile High United Way's physical office is currently closed, but all of our services including 2-1-1 will be running at full capacity. Please dial 2-1-1 to reach our community resource center.

Mile High United Way Events

Join us in helping our community thrive through attending our volunteer and donor group events throughout the year.

As we follow the CDC recommendations on social distancing, all of our upcoming events are currently postponed or have gone virtual. See details below!

Learn more about Mile High United Way's COVID-19 Response.

Community Events

Denver's Reading Room
March 16-31, 2020

During March, in honor of National Reading Month, we hosted a pop-up community lending library in the Great Hall of Denver Union Station. With a special focus on childhood literacy, this event was for people of all ages to celebrate the joy of reading.

National Virtual Volunteer Week
April 20-24, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

National Volunteer Week went virtual this year! Volunteers participated in a virtual training, helped answer 2-1-1 calls, and provided much needed support to community members impacted by COVID-19.

Virtual Community Baby Shower
April 2020

Thank you to everyone who donated! We collected over 400 baby items through the month of May. The items were distributed to our Bridging the Gap youth participants and our partner organizations: Florence Crittenton, Family Tree, The Gathering Place, and Mountain Resource Center.

Back to School Bash
June 1 – July 25, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

This year, we held a socially-distanced Back to School Bash event, in partnership with the Denver Broncos, where 400 students received new backpacks filled with supplies for the upcoming school year.

Ready, Set, College
August 2020

Each year, we provide first generation college students access to pre-college advice, life skills workshops, and ongoing mentoring. Included for each student is a gift card and a bag full of school essentials!

Corporate Partnership Summit
August 11-13, 2020

This year, our annual Corporate Partnership Summit explored how to create authentic engagement amidst crisis and address critical community issues through effective and strategic partnerships.

Day of Caring
August 28, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

Thank you to all our volunteers who participated in this year's Day of Caring! We had over 300 volunteers do more than 900 hours of work over 36 in-person and remote opportunities across Boulder and Broomfield.

Denver Day of Service
September 25, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

Thank you for making the second annual Denver Day of Service, in partnership with the Denver Broncos, a huge success! Over 200 volunteers donated their time to complete 35 projects, both virtually and safely in-person.

Women United Luncheon
October, 1 2020
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Our VIRTUAL Women United Luncheon this year featured special guest Gayle King and many other inspiring women who shared what it means to come together as a #CommunityUnited.

Bridging the Gap: Career Month
October 6 - 27, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

Volunteer to help young people in our Bridging the Gap program enhance their job seeking skills. You can help them prepare a resume, learn interview skills, and then practice their learned skills. Registration is open!

Turkey Trot
November 19 - 26, 2020

Join the 47th annual Mile High United Way Turkey Trot! This year, Denver’s greatest Thanksgiving tradition is going VIRTUAL and you have ONE WEEK to run the race. Registration is open! To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact us at events@unitedwaydenver.org.

Bridging the Gap: Thanksgiving
November 19, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

Around Thanksgiving every year, our Bridging the Gap (BTG) youth and their families come together to enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal served by our amazing volunteers.

Bridging the Gap: Holiday Party
December 10, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

To celebrate the holidays, our Bridging the Gap youth enjoy a catered meal, a photo booth, and lots of dancing! The celebration this year may look a little different, but will still bring holiday joy and laughter to those in our BTG program.

Children's Holiday Party
December 12, 2020
VOLUNTEER EVENT

This event brings the spirit of the holidays to 350 families, children, and volunteers in our community. Families receive new gifts and children get to partake in face painting, cookie decorating, and more!

Donor Events

Tocqueville Society

Denver's most generous philanthropists, who invest $10,000 or more annually, join together for exclusive events featuring renowned speakers, program tours, volunteer engagement opportunities, and more.

Women United

Women United is inspiring change for women and girls by investing $1,000 or more annually in our community. Learn more about the Women United Initiative, networking events, educational lunches, and more.

Catalyst Society

Through ongoing engagement, Catalyst Society participants enter a mentoring program to enhance their professional growth and to become active philanthropic leaders in our community.

Leadership Society

Leadership Society is a group of dedicated individuals, who invest $1,000 or more annually in our community. Learn more about their events with Mile High United Way board members as well as volunteer events throughout the year.

LINC

LINC (Lead. Impact. Network. Change.) is a group of socially-minded young professionals who channel energy into improving our community. Learn more about LINC's unique, fun social events that have a positive social impact.