Our Work

Mile High United Way supportS families

By addressing the following needs, Mile High United Way provides wraparound support to families across the seven-county Metro Denver area. Our programs and initiatives align with three Community Priorities: giving all children a strong start, supporting education and academic success, and creating economic opportunity for all. Learn more about our work below.

our wraparound approach

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Our programs and initiatives ensure families in our community can meet their basic needs, so they can focus on the future and on achieving greater resiliency.

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We expand access to affordable housing options by connecting individuals and families to long-term housing, rental assistance, and more.

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We are committed to improving our childcare landscape by expanding access to quality early care and education, so our youngest learners enter school ready to thrive in kindergarten and beyond!

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We supports local business owners by helping them stabilize and take the next step in reaching their growth potential. We believe that when local businesses thrive, the entire neighborhood thrives.

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We strengthen the path to economic success by helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses, connecting job seekers to quality employment, and helping people access education and upskilling opportunities.

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We help students build a foundation for academic success by connecting them to education and literacy programming while also holistically addressing families’ needs.

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We provide free tax services to middle and low-income families through an IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, called Tax Help Colorado.

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2021-2022

IMPACT AT A GLANCE

385,000

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

206,591

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

2,724

Mile High United Way volunteers served our community

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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