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.


Mile High United Way Staff Recognized for 211 Leadership
Volunteers Wanted For Tax Help Colorado Program
500 Students in Metro Denver Go Back to School with New Backpacks and Supplies
Helping small business owners achieve their dreams of growth
Mid-Session Review: Creating Pathways to Success for all Coloradans

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.

September 20, 2023

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.

August 23, 2023

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.

August 1, 2023

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.

May 15, 2023

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.

April 3, 2023


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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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