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Join the movement to END poverty

Did you know the poverty rate in GSO is 31% above the national average? That means 57,000 people and 25% of children really need your help! We’re creating a bold movement to end local poverty.

Join us and support our partnerships that work together to help:
• Kids succeed in school & life
• Adults learn new skills & land jobs
• Seniors access needed care
• ENTIRE families thrive

Watch our latest videos to see our partnerships in action.

Jul
1
Mon
MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive @ Various locations
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

In the summer months when school is out, many local children do not have access to nutritious meals and go hungry. Be part of the solution by supporting MeaningFULL Meals this July.

Summer = time for MeaningFULL Meals! Making a big difference is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Get a box – available at United Way office if needed.
  2. Fill your box with donated food items (see full listing, below)
  3. Drop off collected items at BackPack Beginnings.

#MeaningFULLMeals #LiveUnited #UnitedWayGSO #LoveGSO #SoGSO

Click here for a full listing of the most needed food items and a box drop off flyer (printable).

Aug
22
Thu
ENGAGE @ BRAVO! Cucina Italiana
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for ENGAGE on Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Friendly Center. Socialize and network with United Way affinity group members and enjoy free appetizers (drinks on your own) while we work together to produce ideas that will END poverty. Invite anyone you think may be interested in joining our efforts.

RSVP here by August 18.

Sep
27
Fri
Community Celebration @ Revolution Mill
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get your office, family and friends involved!

Join us on Sept. 27, 6 – 9 p.m. at Revolution Mill for our annual Campaign Kick Off and Community Celebration.

Enjoy beer provided by Natty Greene’s, live music, food trucks, outdoor games and much more.

RSVP by Sept. 20.

See photos from last year’s event.

Download the event flyer!

Oct
26
Sat
Trunk or Treat hosted by Young Leaders @ Parking Lot at United Way
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for Young Leader’s annual Trunk-or-Treat!

Sunday, October 28, 2019  | 2 – 4 p.m. | 1500 Yanceyville Street

Join Young Leaders and decorate your trunk in a festive, fall fashion and hand out treats for children in our community! This event is free and open to the public.

Trunk-or-Treat is a safe alternative to trick-or-treating that brings the community together.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to host and decorate trunks, greet families, organize car parking, host games & more! Sign up link coming soon.

Click here to view photos from last year’s event.

Sponsorships available!

 

Nov
25
Mon
Handbags for Hope @ Greensboro Country Club
Nov 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Handbags for Hope @ Greensboro Country Club

Gather your friends for a night of philanthropy and fun!  Enjoy wine and food as hundreds of designer new and vintage handbags, accessories, experiences, and more are auctioned. Guests will receive a beautiful tote bag from Tanger Outlets.

Proceeds benefit United Way’s efforts to END local poverty.

Tickets will be on sale soon! Sponsorships are now available. Please contact Julie for more information at julie.longmire@unitedwaygso.org.

Dec
3
Tue
Breakfast with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership @ New Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Dec 3 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am

12th Annual Breakfast with Community Leaders Hosted by African American Leadership

Space is limited to the first 250 people – RSVP COMING SOON

Make plans to join us at the annual Breakfast with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership.

Attendees are encouraged to bring new, or gently used, coats, socks, gloves and warm hats that will be donated to local children and youth.

Sponsorships available.

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