Mile high United Way

Community Programs


Mile High United Way supports families by bringing people and organizations together around innovative solutions. Our community programs tackle the biggest, most complex challenges in Metro Denver, improving thousands of lives every year. Learn more about our programs below.

United FOr Families

Supporting academic success for young children by increasing access to high-quality childcare, providing training for parents and caregivers, and investing in early education programs.

211 Help Center

A multilingual and confidential service that connects individuals to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. Learn more about our work.

Bridging The Gap

Providing young adults transitioning out of the child welfare system with housing, education and career opportunities, and wellness supports.

Tax Help Colorado

Providing high-quality, free tax preparation services to low- and middle-income individuals and families, offered by IRS-certified volunteers.

United for Business

Providing women- and minority-owned businesses with free one-on-one consulting services in the areas of accounting, marketing, legal support, and more.

United For Schools

We promote grade-level reading by nurturing school-community partnerships, empowering parent advocates, and developing essential resources that serve both children and their families.

Personal Investment Enterprise

Empowering low-income families to move towards financial stability through homeownership, post-secondary education, and small business development.

Careers United

Increasing access to quality employment and job training to promote financial stability for individuals and families. Learn more about how Careers United is helping families thrive.

Investment Grants

Investing financial resources in organizations that are meeting our community's most pressing needs across the seven-county Metro Denver area.



lives impacted by Mile High United Way's direct services and work funded through community partners


referrals for critical resources, like housing, rent assistance, and more, provided through our 211 Help Center.


Mile High United Way volunteers served our community


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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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