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 are hosting a pop-up community lending library in the Great Hall of Denver Union Station. With a special focus on childhood literacy, this event is for people of all ages. Learn more about running a book drive to help fill the shelves!

National Virtual Volunteer Week
April 20-24, 2020

National Volunteer Week has gone virtual! Volunteers will participate in a virtual training, help answer 2-1-1 calls, and provide much needed support to community members impacted by COVID-19.

Virtual Community Baby Shower
April 2020

Help support our young families in Metro Denver from your home by providing diapers and other important baby essentials. Mile High United Way will be collecting items for the month of April. See baby items needed and where to purchase!

Back to School Bash
June 1 – July 25, 2020

This event provides children, parents, and teachers with resources to ensure children have a strong start to the school year. Join us by volunteering or donating school supplies!

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

Join us virtually! Our annual Corporate Partnership Summit explores how to create authentic engagement amidst crisis and address critical community issues through effective and strategic partnerships.

Day of Caring
August 28, 2020

The largest, single-day volunteer event in Boulder and Broomfield counties! This year, we’re combining in-person volunteer opportunities (that are outdoors and socially-distanced) along with a number of virtual opportunities to provide a volunteer experience unlike any other!

Denver Day of Service
September 25, 2020

We're partnering up with the Denver Broncos for the second annual Denver Day of Service – a one-day, multi-project initiative bringing together hundreds of volunteers to impact our community.

Women United Luncheon
October, 1 2020

Join our VIRTUAL Women United Luncheon, featuring special guest Gayle King, for an inspirational afternoon as we elevate women and girls in our community. This event is open to the public.

Hometown Huddle
October 5, 2020

Each year, in partnership with the Denver Broncos and the Boys & Girls Club, we bring 200 kids to Dove Valley for new experiences and to build character by being a Denver Bronco for the night.

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

Volunteer to help our BTG youth enhance their job seeking skills. You can help them prepare a resume, learn interview skills, and then practice their learned skills. Registration is open!

Bridging the Gap: Thanksgiving
November 19, 2020

Each year, our Bridging the Gap youth and their families come together to enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal served by our amazing volunteers.

Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019

Join the 47th annual Mile High United Way Turkey Trot! This year, Denver’s greatest Thanksgiving tradition is going VIRTUAL. Registration is now open! To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact us at

Bridging the Gap: Holiday Party
December 10, 2020

Our Bridging the Gap (BTG) youth enjoy a catered meal, desserts, “mocktails,” a photo booth, and lots of dancing! This celebration brings holiday joy and laughter to participants in our BTG program.

Children's Holiday Party
December 12, 2020

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 (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.