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.


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


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


Nine Ways to Support Our Community This Holiday Season
Mile High United Way Sends Students Back to School with Backpacks and School Supplies
Mile High United Way Supports Small Business Owners Like Tonya
Juneteenth Reflections: The Equity Work Continues
Mile High United Way Champions Three Bills Into Law

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

We support students and families across Metro Denver as they transition back to school through our annual Back to School Bash.

August 2, 2022

Like many small business owners, Tonya was faced with challenges when the pandemic hit, and she struggled to keep her company afloat. Learn how Mile High United Way’s United for Business program provided support when she needed it most.

June 30, 2022

Mile High United Way Board Member Lee Gash-Maxey reflects on Juneteenth, which honors the end of slavery in the United States.

June 16, 2022

Read about the impact these laws will have on Mile High United Way programs and throughout our Colorado communities.

June 7, 2022


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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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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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.