Right now, we’re finding new ways to step up for one another without the ability to hold, or hug, or even offer an un-gloved hand. Together, we’re finding ways to see the hope still shining bright in the hearts of our neighbors, to hear it in the nightly howl that rallies our support for each other, and for those on the front lines, to feel it in the voices speaking up and refusing to back down. Together, we are defining the power of a Community United.
To everyone who has volunteered their time, to everyone who has donated to meet the needs of our community, and to everyone who has shared a message of hope, a message of change, a message of progress — you are the heart and soul of a Community United.
Supporting Black Resilience In Colorado
Through supporting the Black Resilience In Colorado Fund, we stand alongside The Denver Foundation in their commitment to addressing systemic racism that impacts our Black communities across our 7-county footprint.Read Article
First Mobile Pre-School in Denver Opens
In July, we officially cut the ribbon on the first ever mobile preschool in the city and county of Denver! We celebrated with a small group students, parents, and our partner organizations.Watch Video
Supporting Small, Local Businesses
Learn how we're pivoting our United for Business (UFB) program to help small, local businesses in under-resourced neighborhoods stabilize and focus on their recovery.Read Article
423 Items Collected for New Moms
Our community came together and donated hundreds of essential baby items to support young, new mothers in our community for our virtual Women United Community Baby Shower.Watch Video
An Incredible Act of Kindness
Owen, Tate, Judah, James, and Rece from Brown Elementary School put together an inspiring fundraising campaign to support those impacted by the pandemic.Watch Video
How a 2-1-1 Staff Member Gave Laura and Her Family Hope
Laura De La Torre, one of our 2-1-1 Navigators, shares her life-changing experience with Mile High United Way’s 2-1-1 Help Center.Read Story
From Foster Youth To Living Coach
Tawny (pictured right) grew up in the child welfare system and now dedicates her life to helping foster youth as an Independent Living Coach with our Bridging the Gap Program.Read Story
73,728 rolls of Cottonelle Delivered
Thanks to Kimberly-Clark and United Way, 1 million rolls of Cottonelle were delivered to communities across America. This includes 73,728 rolls to Food Bank of the Rockies! We're proud to take part in this initiative to help meet the increased needs during this time.Watch Video
Yoga sessions with our BTG Youth
As part of our focus on mental health and wellness for our youth, our Bridging the Gap (BTG) team holds yoga sessions and cooking classes with program participants each week.Learn More About BTG
80 Volunteers Came Together Virtually
For our National Virtual Volunteer Week, 80 volunteers donated over 250 hours in supporting our community from their home. Thank you to all our AMAZING volunteers who participated!
Messages of Hope From Our Volunteers
Our amazing volunteers are committed to staying connected and supporting one another. Here are their inspiring messages to our community.Watch Video
Partnering to Bring Laptops to Families
60 refurbished Lenovo laptops were provided from Community Computer Connection to expand access to technology for families and partner organizations living in North Denver.Watch Video
Supporting Remote Learning for Kids
In order to support school readiness during this time, our United for Families (UFF) team has created and distributed remote learning kits to young children living in North Denver.Learn More About UFF
To everyone who wants to understand how to do more, to affect change, to be part of the short- and long-term solutions our community needs, this is for you. This is an invitation to get inspired to unite with us in supporting our community.
Join our virtual volunteer team to support our community from your home. You can sign-up to support our 2-1-1 staff by connecting people to critical resources, provide support for seniors, and more.See Opportunities
If you are young, healthy, and showing no symptoms of the virus, our nonprofit partners need volunteers to help to prepare meals, distribute supplies and help keep our local shelter facilities clean and safe.See Opportunities
Realize your volunteer potential through our Give Back Better virtual trainings. Deep dive into our volunteer values and explore a new topic or Mile High United Way program such as trauma-informed care, Bridging the Gap, and more.View Upcoming Trainings
Get your whole team engaged in our community. We can provide everything you need to connect your employees to a cause they care about for meaningful impact.Learn More
Learn about the biggest, most complex challenges facing individuals and families in our most our under-resourced neighborhoods, and how we are working to create lasting change in these communities.Learn More
When you give to Mile High United Way, you are investing in positive, systemic change in the lives of families, children, business owners, and individuals across the Denver-Boulder region.Give Now
Jonathan, a Mile High United Way donor and virtual volunteer with our COVID-19 Response Program, shares his experience assisting our 2-1-1 Help Center in helping first responders in our community access childcare. Thank you, Jonathan, for sharing what it means to you to be a #CommunityUnited.
Share how you’re supporting our community or what it means to you to be a Community United. Submit a story, photo, or video to inspire others. If you're sharing on your own social media channels, don't forget to tag @unitedwaydenver and use the hashtag #CommunityUnited.
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