• Youth Success and Family Stability
  • In an effort to help families begin a path toward financial stability, Pikes Peak United Way
    is offering Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). This IRS sponsored program provides
    FREE tax preparation for low to moderate income families to help them receive the 
    Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment.

  • People across Colorado turn to 2-1-1 for information and support—
    whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related.
    2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline
    that connects people in need to essential health and human services.


Your donation will help improve individual lives and our entire community.


Thinking of Donating

When you consider a donation, please remember - when you reach out a hand to one, you influence the condition of all. Open your heart and help us work every day to advance the common good.


Leadership Groups

Join donors who share your desire to make our community an even better place to live and work. Find out more about our leadership groups and how they are creating an impact in our community.


Leaders in Giving

LIG, as it is often called, is an opportunity for contributors to maximize their gifts’ impact in our community by combining them with the gifts of other like-minded individuals to achieve greater outcomes.





Public policy

We work in partnership with federal,state and local governments to deploy effective service delivery systems for our region.

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Together we achieve more than any of us could accomplish alone.


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Join our team of 2018 vita volunteers:

Tax Preparer

Intake/Interview Volunteer




Great news - Our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program brought more than $2.9 million back into the local economy last season! Our volunteers were rock stars throughout the tax season and this would not have been possible without them! Here's a closer look at just one of the many families they helped.





Kids and Families

Volunteering is a great way to spend quality time together, pass down family traditions and help children build skills that will help them in life. There are plenty of ways to get involved.






Ways to Volunteer



Company Volunteering

Gathering as an organization is an effective way to offer team building and leadership opportunities to your employees. Employees can team up anytime of the year to connect around Pikes Peak United Way’s work to foster Youth Success and Family Stability.





Ways to Volunteer


Boards and Committees

If you have the tools and knowledge, consider serving on a board or committee. Leaders are needed on an ongoing basis and you can have an impact on organizations that are making our community stronger. Leverage your skills and passions to positively improve the lives of people across our region.


Pikes Peak United Way

Urban Peak

CPCD giving children a head start
Early Connections Learning Centers

Teen Court

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity


Salvation Army

Women’s Resource Agency

Tri-Lakes Cares

Partners in Housing

Colorado Springs Conservatory


Ways to Volunteer


community impact


Colorado Springs Promise

What can you do?
Fund one of the programs, become a member, or help a family.
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Dolly Parton
Imagination Library

Give a child the biggest boost toward a successful education they will
ever get. 








Youth Venture

Pikes Peak United Way Youth Venture is more than a program or an activity.  It’s a movement of youth, by youth and for youth, leading a generation
of social change. 




Youth Success and Family Stability

The goal of Pikes Peak United Way’s Youth Success strategy is to ensure that: Youth gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to obtain a job that can sustain a family.




Continuum of Care

A Continuum of Care (CoC) is a collaborative funding and planning approach that helps communities plan for and provide a full range of emergency, transitional and permanent housing and other service resources to address the various needs of homeless persons.






Community Information Systems

As the local HMIS Lead agency, Pikes Peak United Way’s Community Information Systems department manages a computerized application to capture and report on characteristics and service needs of adults and children experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness. 





Colorado Springs Promise: Computer Distribution

Ent Credit Union - Battle of the Baskets.

Ent Credit Union - Battle of the Baskets

Thank you Ent Credit Union for supporting Pikes Peak United Way; your commitment to this community is inspiring! Check out the creative way Ent employees raise funds each year

Posted by Pikes Peak United Way on Thursday, November 3, 2016

Back to School Supply Drive.

Back to School Supply Drive

Take a closer look at the huge team effort that made the Back to School Supply Drive a success! You put smiles on hundreds of kiddo's faces and we're very thankful for your commitment to this community!

Posted by Pikes Peak United Way on Monday, August 22, 2016