Feb
1
Wed
#LoveGSO: Giving Back is Sweet
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day

#loveGSO | United Way of Greater Greensboro LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS – ONE HOUR, ONE PROJECT, ONE LIFE AT TIME.

Join the #loveGSO volunteer movement HERE and we’ll connect you with these opportunities that have a true local impact:

  • Mentoring Matters (all year) – Right now, youth are waiting for someone like you.
  • National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) – Pick a day and get your friends involved.
  • Day of Action (June 21) – United Way’s worldwide effort to change communities.
  • MeaningFULL Meals (July all month) – Help stock food pantries for students.

United Way creates partnerships to reduce poverty in greater Greensboro – thanks for being an awesome partner!

Get a FREE scoop of EMPOWER mint ice cream when you visit Ben & Jerry’s during February and do at least one of these:

  • Drop off personal hygiene products like toothpaste, body soap and facial wipes that will be given to families at United Way’s Family Success Center.
  • Drop off sauce and noodles that will help families at Jackson Middle School and Smith High School prepare a spaghetti dinner.
  • Sign up for the #loveGSO volunteering mailing list and show your confirmation page.

BONUS: Throughout the month of February, Ben & Jerry’s at Friendly Center in Greensboro will donate $5 of every Valentine cake sold and $ 1 of every shake sold to United Way!

Order your Ben & Jerry’s Valentine’s Day cake online HERE.

Donations and volunteer activities will help United Way’s efforts to reduce poverty in greater Greensboro.

#LOVEGSO IS POWERED BY UNITED WAY OF GREATER GREENSBORO IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE VOLUNTEER CENTER

 

Feb
28
Tue
2017 Family Economic Success Day @ Guilford Child Development
Feb 28 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

FREE Tax Prep from United Way!

If your household earned $54,000 or less in 2016, you could qualify for free tax preparation. United Way of Greater Greensboro and IRS-Certified volunteer tax preparers will be ready to prepare and file your taxes for free so you can keep your hard earned money.

To make a tax prep appointment, please call SeniorLine at 336-333-6981. They will tell you what you need to bring on February 28 and will be able to answer any questions you have!

Not only will there be FREE tax prep, but there will be a chance to attend various workshops on financial wellness and solutions.

Check out the Facebook Event here.

Mar
23
Thu
ENGAGE hosted by All Engagement Groups
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You’re invited to ENGAGE at LaRue Elm! RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2ki6clR

ENGAGE events are co-hosted by African American Leadership, Women United, and Young Leaders.

Come enjoy free food (drinks on your own) and networking while we work together to produce ideas that help reduce poverty. Invite anyone you think may be interested in joining our efforts! This is the first of only two ENGAGE events in 2017.

March 23, 5:30 to 7p.m.
LaRue Elm, 430 N Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401

Click the link to RSVP Today: http://bit.ly/2ki6clR

Bonus: ENGAGE Clothing Drive
Spring cleaning? Don’t toss any business casual clothing you no longer need. Bring new and gently-used business casual clothing to benefit members of the Family Success Center.

Apr
23
Sun
National Volunteer Week
Apr 23 – Apr 29 all-day
May
3
Wed
United Way Community Speakers Series hosted by African American Leadership
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

You’re invited to join us May 3rd for United Way’s Community Speakers Series hosted by African American Leadership to celebrate the power of perseverance, dreaming big and how we all have the ability to transform the lives of others. This year’s event features award-winning author and philanthropic​ leader, author, Dr. Sampson Davis. Click here to learn more about Dr. Davis. 

Monday, May 3, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Registration begins 11 a.m. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m.
Grandover Resort & Conference Center
1000 Club Road, Greensboro

Event proceeds support programs that break the cycle of poverty

Jun
14
Wed
Annual Meeting & Key Volunteer Convening
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Check back for more information soon!

Jun
21
Wed
Day of Action
Jun 21 all-day

Check back for more information soon!

Jul
1
Sat
MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive
Jul 1 @ 12:00 am – Jul 31 @ 11:45 pm
Aug
31
Thu
Community Celebration & Campaign Kick-Off @ Belk
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sep
28
Thu
ENGAGE hosted by All Engagement Groups
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

More information coming soon!