Poverty threatens many communities in Metro Denver, robbing too many people of their potential.
United Neighborhoods addresses this barrier by anchoring in local schools because a quality education is critical to breaking generational cycles of poverty.
dollars in community grants invested in mobile health care, mental health, home repairs, and after school programming.
hours that Leadership Advisory Council parent participants will commit over 12 months.
hours of service contributed by Mile High United Way volunteers to community projects benefiting Globeville and Elyria-Swansea.
A look at Globeville, Elyria-Swansea in North Denver.View the Illustrated Map
Parents learn leadership skills through the United Neighborhoods Leadership Advisory Council, which also helps inform our neighborhood investments.
Build technical expertise of residents and service providers to generate promising ideas to address gaps in early childhood education, afterschool and summer programs and the challenge posed by chronic absenteeism.
Support capacity building of school staff; new curriculum; after school programs; mental health services and family engagement support.
Given to organizations that support the health and economic stability of the families in United Neighborhoods anchor schools.
"That day, something fundamental changed. I saw that our parents felt supported and heard. It truly is powerful."Read More
“I was inspired to learn from all the other parents. I learned a lot about myself. I want to create change.”Read More
When you give to Mile High United Way, your dollars do more. We surround Metro Denver's neighborhoods with the programs and resources that address today’s biggest issues and help prevent tomorrow’s.
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