Leading the charge. Inspiring the change.
As a Mile High United Way Women United member, you will build strong bonds with like-minded community leaders, deepen your knowledge of community issues, and support women and children in crisis by sharing your wisdom, service, and generosity.Contact Us to Learn More
This year, Women United has selected the ECDC African Community Center as its 2019 Innovation Prize recipient for the launch of their innovative, new Driving Opportunity program for the female refugee and immigrant community in Metro Denver.Learn More
Bold Beans is a girl-voiced, girl-run, girl-led coffee business, and it gives teen girls an opportunity to explore entrepreneurship, gain tangible life-skills, and it sets them up for long-term economic independence. The mobile truck is a brand new addition to this business that came into existence with the support of Mile High United Way’s Women United Initiative.Learn More
“Change is a long game and it takes a long-term commitment to create a truly changed equal society,” keynote speaker Irin Carmon said. “No one is alone in this and our lives are interdependent. What better example of change is there than Mile High United Way, led by one powerful and fearless woman.”READ MORE
"I have had the opportunity to spend time with some recipients and see the need as well as the support that United Way provides. So many non-profits have a singular purpose, yet United Way provides or coordinates a menu of services that really stabilizes and propels its beneficiaries to a more stable and fulfilling life."Read More
“What would my sons' lives be like if, at 18 years old, they no longer had access to support or direction from me or another trusted adult? I've realized the enormous challenges that youth leaving the child welfare system have to overcome without the resources my sons had.”Read More
“I believe education is the key to getting out of poverty.” Her experience as a young student inspires Yun Hui to volunteer.Read More
|Connections with like-minded community leaders who have a passion for driving social impact.||Exclusive invitations to educational lunches tackling important issues facing families in our community.||Volunteer engagement opportunities that make a lasting impact on children and families in our community|
|Leadership opportunities through signature volunteer events and committees.||Mentoring opportunities with new Women United members and women receiving services through our partner agencies.|
Membership is open to donors who invest $1,000 or more annually to the Women United Initiative or a Mile High United Way program through your workplace campaign or through our Donate page. Gifts can be made by check, personal giving account, planned giving, stock transfer, or qualified IRA charitable distribution. To join or learn more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Women and girls fact many barriers and challenges in our communities. These challenges include domestic violence, homelessness, gender inequity in the workforce, teen pregnancy, and lack of education and workforce development opportunities.
The Women United Initiative addresses these challenges through:
• Education and awareness of issues affecting women and girls in our community
• Investment in impact-focused and collaborative community efforts focused on women and girls
• Engagement opportunities for Women United members through volunteerism
The Women United Initiative invests in organizations throughout our community that address the issues affecting women and girls in our community. Some of the issues these partners are focusing on include domestic violence, homelessness, and gender inequality, esuring that women and girls are receiving the support and opportunities they need to thrive.
The Women United Initiative supports innovative projects that focus on bold, unique services and programs that empower women and girls in our community. The recipient of the Innovation Fund Award is determined by Women United Initiative investors.
The Women United Initiative addresses emerging needs specific to issues affecting women and girls supported through Mile High United Way programs.
The Women United Initiative supports community and volunteer events hosted by and available to Women United members, including the Children's Holiday Party, the Community Baby Shower, Valentine's Day of Service, Birthdays in a Box, and Lunch & Learns.
A third of American families struggle to afford enough diapers for their children. Support new families with diapers and other essentials so that children get the care they need and families can thrive.Learn More and Get Involved
Each school year, Women United members volunteer their time to read with second-grade students, enhancing their love for literacy.
Find out more about Women United and the opportunities to learn, lead, and volunteer to make a difference at our Networking Happy Hour.