Building Strong Communities
Mile High United Way works to strengthen our community by helping individuals and families meet their basic needs and have opportunities to move toward economic success. Our programs and services ensure everyone in our community has a roof over their head and food on the table, so they can focus on the future and on achieving greater resiliency.
How We Support Basic Needs
211 Help Center
Bridging The Gap
United FOr Families
United For Schools
IMPACT AT A GLANCE
referrals for critical resources, like housing, rent assistance, and more, provided through our 211 Help Center.
participants in our Bridging the Gap program maintained safe and stable housing.
applications for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits were processed.
Connecting Families to Basic Needs After The Marshall Fire
Mile High United Way’s 211 Help Center supports disaster relief efforts to stabilize communities and help families meet their basic needs when disaster strikes. After the Marshall Fire, our 211 team met with individuals and families at the Disaster Assistance Center in Boulder to provide personalized, one-on-one support, connecting people to the vital resources like housing, food, and more. Play the video to learn more.
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.
In recent months, the Denver community has welcomed hundreds of migrants and refugees from Latin American nations. Learn how Mile High United Way is providing support to families as they begin their transition to living here in Colorado.
Read about the impact these laws will have on Mile High United Way programs and throughout our Colorado communities.
By Stephanie Sanchez, Senior Director of 211 Colorado on the impact of HB22-1315.
In May 2022, Mile High United Way Bridging the Gap participants began moving into a new long-term housing facility in Denver’s North Capitol Hill neighborhood. These studio apartments will provide long-term housing for 24 participants.
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