About Us

Community Priorities

Mile High United Way Supports Families

Through three interconnected Community Priorities — giving all children a strong start, supporting education and academic success, and creating economic opportunity for all —  we make a meaningful difference in the lives of those with greatest need in our community.

What drives our work

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.

Two children reading a book to support academic success
two small business owners receive professional services

CREATING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

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

OUR STORIES

Celebrate Black History Month with Mile High United Way
Thank you to our 2022 Corporate Partners
11 Ways You Helped Our Community Thrive This Year
Supporting Colorado’s Migrant and Refugee Community
Nine Ways to Support Our Community This Holiday Season

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

You rallied, made blankets, built literacy kits, played cornhole, held chili cook-offs, and so much more to support the critical work of Mile High United Way. We cannot thank you enough.

January 11, 2023

Wow, what a year! As 2022 comes to a close, we are reflecting on the many ways you showed up as a Community United. Here are 11 ways you helped our community thrive this year…

December 30, 2022

In recent months, the Denver community has welcomed hundreds of migrants and refugees from Latin American nations. Learn how Mile High United Way is providing support to families as they begin their transition to living here in Colorado.

December 16, 2022

There are many ways to give back to our community this holiday season! Whether you are a long-time supporter of Mile High United Way, or new to our organization, we have a range of volunteer and engagement opportunities for you to choose from. Here are ways you can get engaged!

November 4, 2022

Give

When you give to Mile High United Way, your dollars do more.
We surround our community with the programs and resources that address today’s biggest issues and help prevent tomorrow’s.
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Advocate

Creating long-term change, one step at a time.
Learn more about how public policy plays a critical role in our work to create pathways to success.

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Volunteer

Volunteering can be a fun and deeply rewarding experience where you can make immediate change.
Make an immediate and lasting change by improving lives and building a stronger community.
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