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Pikes Peak United Way News Coverage

Cornhole, burgers, and big hearts: How an event raised $30K for a good cause (06/12/24)

NFL Hall of Famer Randy Gradishar joins fundraiser for Pikes Peak United Way (06/11/24)

‘Burgers and Bags’ helps raise funds for the Pikes Peak United Way Family Success Center (06/11/24)

2nd Annual Burgers & Bags Tournament fundraiser (06/11/24)

PPUW CEO announces retirement after ten-year tenure (05/31/2024)

Vendors gather in Colorado Springs to support small business owners Tuesday (05/21/2024)

City leaders meet to discuss local childcare shortage (05/09/24)

Local leaders are meeting today to discuss childcare options in Southern Colorado (05/09/24)

Sen. John Hickenlooper visits Pikes Peak United Way’s family center (04/30/24)

Hickenlooper pushes to keep Colorado’s lead in quantum development (04/26/24)

Hickenlooper prepares for the future in Colorado Springs (04/26/24)

Senator visits Pikes Peak United Way (04/25/24)

Local groups team up for Earth Day cleanup in Colorado Springs (04/23/24)

Limited spots left for Pikes Peak United Way’s free tax filing help (04/01/24)

State grant funding helps 12 Colorado Springs small businesses facing challenges (03/25/24)

United Way hopes to ease stress of finding childcare [VIDEO] (03/12/24)

Get your taxes filed for free in Peyton and Falcon (2/21/24)

United Way to host free tax filing in towns of Fountain, Peyton (2/21/24)

Pikes Peak United Way and Steel Elementary team up to raise money to buy books for kids in need (02/13/24)

Students help raise funds for Dolly Parton’s initiative, ‘Imagination Library’ (02/12/24)

Request for rental assistance way up in the Pikes Peak Region (02/07/24)

Free tax filing assistance from Ent and United Way (02/01/24)

How you can file your taxes for free this year (01/29/24)

Free after school sports program in Colorado Springs expands (01/23/24)

Where to find free tax filing assistance as we step into tax season (01/17/24)

Pikes Peak United Way again offering free tax filing assistance (01/16/24)

Pikes Peak United Way offering tax filing assistance (01/16/24)

Pikes Peak United Way provides elementary students with gifts (12/15/23)

United Way gives presents to Edison Elementary students (12/15/23)

United Way giving presents to school children in need (12/13/23)

Colorado Springs community ‘adopted’ 200+ families to make Christmas special (12/12/23)

Pikes Peak United Way helping 200+ families with Adopt-A-Family program (11/28/23)

Sunny Side Market opens its third location in the Pikes Peak Region (11/13/23)

237 families will receive Christmas presents this holiday season due to Adopt-a-family fundraiser (11/08/23)

United Way seeks volunteers to ‘adopt’ local families (11/08/23)

FOX 21: Pikes Peak United Way Hosts Ribbon Cutting at Colorado Springs Family Success Center (11/3/23)

Gazette: Former Elementary School in Southeast Colorado Springs Reborn as Family Success Center (11/2/23)

KOAA: Colorado Springs nonprofits preparing for potential government shutdown (09/29/23)

KOAA: Free and low-cost debt relief and financial help in El Paso and Teller Counties (09/26/23)

KRDO: Bank of Colorado Pikes Peak United Way join forces to raise money for Family Success Center (08/17/23)

FOX 21: Free burgers and celebrity cornhole at Pikes Peak United Way fundraiser (08/17/23)

KKTV: Burgers & Bags Thursday features free food and celebrity cornhole to benefit Pikes Peak United Way (8/16/23)

KOAA: More than 20 local nonprofits to receive over half a million dollars in grants (07/25/23)

Gazette: AROUND TOWN: Pikes Peak United Way honors major longtime donors (07/16/23)

KRDO: Three Colorado Springs non-profits create new after school program for the underserved community (07/12/23)

Gazette: New after-school programming coming to southeast Colorado Springs students this fall (07/12/23)

KRDO: Colorado Springs non-profits team up to refurbish local seniors’ homes (06/21/23)

KRDO: Pikes Peak United Way offering free tax prep this weekend (3/27/23)

FOX 21: United Way hosting free Mayoral Forum (3/8/23)

KKTV: Food resources for families once COVID-19 SNAP benefits end (3/1/23)

KRDO: United Way 211 information line adds Spanish speaking services to the Pikes Peak region (2/27/23)

KKTV: Colorado Springs city council candidate meet and greet (2/8/23)

KRDO: Pikes Peak United Way offering free tax assistance beginning Jan. 28 through April (1/27/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Press Releases

Pikes Peak United Way Provides Students at Three Elementary Schools with Holiday Gifts (12/13/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Plans Gift Drop-Off (12/03/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Holds Open House at Family Success Center (12/01/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Adopt a Family Update (11/21/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Adopt a Family for the Holidays (11/08/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Ribbon Cutting at Family Success Center (11/1/23)

Pikes Peak United Way and CSPD Host Trunk or Treat (10/27/23)

Tax Prep Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak United Way (10/26/23)

Pikes Peak United Way and Bank of Colorado Host Burgers & Bags
Fundraiser Downtown COS (08/04/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Grants $700,680 to 29 Local Nonprofit Programs (07/25/23)

United Way Holds Media Briefing to Discuss Daniels Fund Grant for After-School Programs (07/11/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Partners Help Paint Homes (06/21/23)

Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak United Way Day of Action (06/05/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Food Distribution (05/15/23)

Pikes Peak United Way to Deliver Baby Shower Gifts to Bloom House Residential Treatment Center (05/10/23)

Pikes Peak United Way to Host Alamosa Community Resource Event (05/09/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Announces New Board Members (05/08/23)

Pikes Peak United Way to Host Mayoral Debate (04/12/23)

Pikes Peak United Way to Host a VITA-THON this Saturday, April 1 (03/27/23)

Pikes Peak United Way Announces the Appointment of Three
New Board Members (03/15/23)

This Saturday Kicks Off FREE Personal Income Tax Preparation Through VITA Program (01/27/23)

2-1-1 Colorado has Connected Coloradans to Needed Resources for 20 Years (01/12/23)

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The Peak Progress (QLI) Report is a community effort to look at and evaluate different components of quality of life in the Pikes Peak Region. This project convenes volunteers, community members, and leaders from across the region (Vision Councils) to gather and evaluate data and create goals (referred to as “priority areas”) in various categories.

This report originated in 2007 after Howard Brooks and Jerry Smith recognized the need for benchmarking information and gathered the necessary community support and resources to publish the first edition. The 2019/2020 report seeks to move the report forward by not only focusing on indicators, but also looking for ways to take these findings and create actionable change and improve the quality of life in the Pikes Peak Region. To do this, we followed the original process of creating benchmarks by comparing the Pikes Peak Region to other regions in order to see how we are doing compared to other places in the United States, as well as looking at data over time.

This report is for anyone from a general citizen to an elected representative. Based on the foundation of community groups, networks, and resources that were assembled to develop it, this highly beneficial tool provides reliable and easy to understand data with the potential and proposed steps for actionable change.  

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