Mile High United Way's physical office is currently closed, but all of our services including 2-1-1 will be running at full capacity. Please dial 2-1-1 to reach our community resource center.

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

Join Our COVID-19 Volunteer Response!

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, we are mobilizing volunteer teams across the Denver-Boulder metro area to assist our neighbors in need of help.

Whether that's participating in virtual volunteerism, and assisting from your home, or in in-person opportunities, to support our local shelters, you can help us meet the immediate needs of our community. Learn more!

Volunteer Virtually Volunteer In-Person

Upcoming Event

Children's Holiday Party

While our Children's Holiday Party will be hosted differently this year, we still bring the spirit of the holidays to hundreds of families in our community. Register to be a virtual or in-person volunteer! All virtual projects are running from now until December 9, 2020 and are labeled as 'remote'.

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What are you interested in?

Advocacy / Civic Engagement

Show public support and give a voice to those in our community in need of help through participating in annual events like Everyone Counts, the Juneteenth Parade, the PRIDE parade, and more.

Youth Support

Volunteer with Mile High United Way's Bridging the Gap program, which supports youth as they exit the child welfare system. Or search other volunteer opportunities in Metro Denver.

Crisis Support

Volunteer to assist our neighbors in need of immediate support in our community.

Business Development

Skilled in small business management? Volunteer to help locally-owned businesses realize their growth potential through our United for Business program - which works to strengthen Denver's under-resourced neighborhoods.

Childhood Education

Help school children improve their literacy skills through Mile High United Way's weekly Read With Me program. Or search other volunteer opportunities in Metro Denver.

Corporate Volunteerism

Get your whole team engaged in our community! We can connect your employees in unique team building experiences outside the office! Join us for volunteer Days of Service or at our year-round community events.

Early Childhood Education

Volunteer with preschool children and support high-quality early childhood education programs in our community. These programs ensure young children are getting the strong start in life they deserve.

Kit Builds

Ideal for corporate team building, volunteer to build community kits, such as basic hygiene kits, that are donated to our nonprofit partners and distributed to their clients in the community. Learn more about Virtual Kit Builds!

Run a Drive

Help provide supplies for our annual events, such as our Back to School Bash, Community Baby Shower, Children's Holiday Party, and more. Contact us to learn more about upcoming drives and supplies needed.

Mile High United Way TIAA Volunteer Center

Our TIAA Volunteer Center is a new space where teams can host volunteer opportunities, and give back to our community, while focusing on our volunteer pillars: Empathy, Inclusivity, and Sensitivity.

Since opening last year, over 90 groups have dedicated over 3,500 hours to helping our community in this space. Please Note: Our Volunteer Center is temporarily not accepting reservations due to COVID-19.

Ready to volunteer with us?

Visit Volunteer United to learn more about our volunteer opportunities and other exciting ways to get involved in our community. 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, and Zip Code.

4. Click the "Become Member" button to see our most up-to-date opportunities!

Get Started

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