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We believe in the ability to transform communities through the power of volunteers.

Volunteering can be a deeply rewarding experience and can provide lasting change for a stronger community.

Our volunteer opportunities are as unique as our volunteers and community.  Find your opportunity today and make a meaningful difference in our community. 

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Last year 2,400 volunteers provided 34,000 hours to help improve our community.

Signature Events

In 2017, we hosted 1,658 volunteers at our annual events: Project Homeless Connect, Turkey Trot, and the Children's Holiday Party.

Corporate Service

We organized 80 Days of Service to help corporate partners give back while enhancing their corporate visibility, team building, and engaging employees in causes meaningful to them.

Read With Me

We engaged 455 volunteers to read with students in 12 elementary classrooms through Read With Me.

Featured Volunteer Opportunities

National Volunteer Week

Join us on April 20-24, 2020 for volunteer opportunities, educational trainings, and to celebrate our dedicated and loyal LIVE UNITED volunteers! 100 volunteers are needed. Choose from multiple projects that best fit your liking.

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Denver Day of Service

On June 5, 2020, the Denver Broncos and Mile High United Way will partner up for one day that includes over one hundred hours of service. Service projects reach across Metro Denver and provide hands on volunteer experiences. 500 volunteer spots available!

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Back to School Bash

Our Back to School Bash on July 25, 2020 provides children with everything on their school supply lists as well as an afternoon of fun and games. Parents and teachers are provided resources to ensure children to have a strong start of the school year. 300 volunteer spots are available.

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Day of Caring

The 25th Annual Day of Caring represents a community coming together to remember 9/11 and the Boulder Flood as well as to celebrate all that we can accomplish when we work together and LIVE UNITED. Save the date and join us on September 11, 2020. 1200 volunteer spots are available!

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Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

A robust volunteer program is a great way to give back to the community while enhancing your corporate visibility, building skills, team building and engaging employees in causes that are meaningful to them. It's also a ton of fun.

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Yun Hui's Journey to Giving Back

"I believe education is the key to getting out of poverty." Her experience as a young student inspired Yun Hui to volunteer.

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Jodi and Gerald form a bond

"I love that we've built a relationship based on education and reading, but also on laughter and fun."

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Jeff finds purpose at Project Homeless Connect

“To see their strength, faith, and hope, just shattered so many perceptions about what it means to be homeless.”

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Ready to volunteer with us?

Visit Volunteer United to learn more about our volunteer opportunities and other exciting ways to get involved in your community. Not registered yet? Follow these simple steps and you're on your way.

1. Visit: volunteer.unitedway.org.

2. Click Sign Up at the top right.

3. Provide your name, email address and zip code

4. Click the button under Mile High United Way that says "Become Member" to see all our most up-to-date opportunities!

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Have questions?

Caitlin Henkel

Manager, Volunteer Engagement

Contact Caitlin if you’re interested in engaging your team in the community through volunteerism.

303.561.2177 | caitlin.henkel@unitedwaydenver.org