Improving the quality of life for our entire community

about pikes peak united way

Pikes Peak United Way strengthens our community by improving Education, Income and Health – focusing on Youth Success and Family Stability. We all win when we provide a hand up to our region’s estimated 82,753 people living in poverty and 1,551 people living without a home. Everyone has a part to play in creating positive change and giving to Pikes Peak United Way is the best way to improve local conditions.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life in our community.

Our Vision

Through strengthened collaboration, we will achieve measurable improvements in education, income stability and health for the residents of El Paso and Teller counties.


Youth success

We are working to ensure youth have the tools they need to develop literacy, graduate on time and be prepared for college and the workforce.

Financial stability

Our programs are helping families escape from poverty and homelessness.


We make sure families have access to basic needs including food, housing and healthcare.

the team that makes it possible

Cindy Aubrey

President and CEO


We are governed by a Board of Directors, whose responsibilities include: reviewing and guiding organizational direction, ensuring effective management and financial stewardship, representing Pikes Peak United Way in the community, bringing the community’s voice to our decision-making, and maintaining the community’s trust in the organization.

  • Mike Sullivan, Chairman, City of Colorado Springs
  • Aram Benyamin, CEO Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Randy Bernstein, Former CEO, Ent Credit Union
  • Betsy Brown, Exponential Impact
  • Renee Congdon, Esq., Sparks Willson Borges, Brandt & Johnson, P.C.
  • Jeff Detra, First National Bank of Monument
  • Jenifer Furda, UCCS
  • Michele Gorr, Native Roots
  • Jeff Greene, City of Colorado Springs
  • Dr. Kenya Lee, PureLee Redefined
  • Carlos Melendez, U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense
  • Laura Neumann, Business Strategist
  • Liz Price, Rocky Mountain Restaurant Group
  • Matt Vineyard, JE Dunn Construction


At Pikes Peak United Way you’ll work alongside a team of dedicated individuals who care about serving those in need! We are located in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado – the most desirable place to live in the United States, according to U.S. News & World report!