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Pikes Peak United Way believes that every person in our community deserves the opportunity to lead a good quality of life. We are fundraisers, problem solvers and community supporters because this is what it takes to move an individual, a family and a community forward. We've seen incredible things happen when a community comes together, and we can't do it without you. Gifts will be used for the area of greatest need.
We tackle complex social problems by investing in programs that make real progress in the areas of Education, Income and Health- the essential components of a thriving community. Nearly 100 volunteers- people like you- offered their time and expertise to identify the best possible programs.
For just $30 a year, you can change a child's life! Dolly Parton's Imagination Library book gifting program mails a new, age appropriate to enrolled children every month from birth to five years old. It creates a home library of up to 60 books and instills a love for reading from an early age. Minimum donation of $500 qualifies for the Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit, a 50% state tax credit.
Access to quality early childhood experiences is essential for establishing the foundation upon which a life of learning is built. Sucess by 6 funds community partners who target families that live in our most vulnerable parts of the city, to ensure that no family misses out on the educational opportunities they deserve. Minimum donation of $500 qualifies for the Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit, a 50% state tax credit.
Through Youth Venture, students develop leadership skills and self-confidence by creating and implementing service projects. By taking an entrepreneurial approach to the creation of these projects, Youth Venture gives our middle and high school youth the opportunity to have a voice in how they would like to change a problem they see in their school and community.
Colorado Springs Promise is a partnership between Pikes Peak United Way, UCCS and Colorado Springs School District 11 to inspire and equip students for a better future through education. We know that by increasing graduation rates and preparing more students for the work-force, we can ensure an even stronger future for Colorado Springs.
Pikes Peak United Way 2-1-1 ensures that thousands of Coloradans receive free, confidential information and referrals for help with utilities, rent, food/meals, clothing, shelter or transitional housing, healthcare, dental care or assistance with numerous other challenges. 25% Tax Credit Available
Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) is a group of young professionals who support Pikes Peak United Way by making an annual gift of $250 with a pledge to step up to $1,000 over time. Membership allows you to network with other young leaders, make a difference in our community and strengthen your personal and professional connections.
Women United members contribute to Pikes Peak United Way at the Leadership Giving level of $1,000 or more annually. They are counted among a group of extraordinary women that come together to celebrate philanthropic leadership and advocate for lasting change in our communities.