THANKS TO YOU...

We’re celebrating 100 Years of Transforming Your Compassion Into Community Change. We may be a century old, but we’re not your grandparents’ United Way – check out what we’re up to and the BOLD moves we’re making to end local poverty:

How We Got Here – Centennial History

Where We’re Going – Your BOLD Goal

Your Calendar of Centennial Celebrations

May
20
Fri
2022 Handbags to END Poverty hosted by Women United @ Grandover Resort & Conference Center
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

2022 Handbags to END Poverty hosted by Women United

Friday, May 20, 2022 | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Join us for United Way’s 12th annual Handbags to End Poverty event hosted by Women United. By purchasing a raffle ticket, you also receive FREE event admission. Click here to purchase tickets and enter to win one of the incredible raffle packages, including festive long weekend getaways, fine jewelry, and a gift cards valued at $1000. 

During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to bid on fabulous silent and live auction handbags in a wide variety of styles and prices, including luxury brands.

For questions, please contact Julie Longmire (Director of Community Engagement and Affairs) at Julie.Longmire@UnitedWayGSO.org or 336.378.5023


PURCHASE SPONSORSHIPS & TICKETS HERE

CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR’S EVENT


 

Jun
8
Wed
United Way Annual Meeting
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
LIVE UNITED Centennial Open Mic Poetry Cafe Cypher Series @ Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

YOU’RE INVITED on JUNE 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. for our LIVE UNITED Centennial Open Mic Poetry Café Cypher series at Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center. We’ve partnered with Josephus Thompson and his Poetry Café production to bring out local wordsmiths to deliver exciting, high-energy spoken word performances. The winner of the contest will perform at our Community Speakers Series, featuring Stephanie Land, and be presented with a ticket to attend our Good Vibes Concert Series featuring hip hop legend KRS-One later this year. It’s not just a competition – it’s a whole vibe! Don’t miss out!

RSVP to attend.

Jun
21
Tue
United Way Day of Action
Jun 21 – Jun 22 all-day

OPPORTUNITIES TBA! Keep checking back for more info on how to get involved!

Jun
28
Tue
Integrated Service Delivery Network Launch @ United Way of Greater Greensboro
Jun 28 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

YOU’RE INVITED TO THE LAUNCH

As we continue our collaborative efforts to create system change that empowers households to leave poverty, we are excited to begin the pilot phase of the Integrated Service Delivery Network and you’re invited to our launch celebration! Attend to learn more about the network, its name, its partners, and so much more!

Jul
1
Fri
MeaningFULL Meals summer food drive
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day
Jul
13
Wed
Virtual: Theories of Change – The Centennial Series hosted by Young Leaders
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Theories of Change: The Centennial Series hosted by Young Leaders
Topic: Helping Youth Prepare for Success in College, Work & Life
July 13  |  12 – 1 p.m.  | Hosted on Zoom | RSVP Here. 


Topic: Helping Youth Prepare for Success in College, Work & Life

 

Aug
10
Wed
Virtual: Theories of Change – The Centennial Series, hosted by African American Leadership
Aug 10 2022 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 22 2023 @ 1:00 pm

Theories of Change: The Centennial Series hosted by African American Leadership
Topic: Promoting Adequate, Safe & Affordable Housing & Shelter
August 10  |  12 – 1 p.m.  | Hosted on Zoom | RSVP Here. 


Topic: Promoting Adequate, Safe & Affordable Housing & Shelter

Sep
1
Thu
100th Campaign Kickoff CEO Breakfast, & unveiling of LIVE UNITED Centennial Monument
Sep 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Sep
2
Fri
100-Years of Good Vibes Concert Series with Centennial Beer @ Little Brother Brewing
Sep 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Sep
12
Mon
Annual Community Speakers Series Featuring Stephanie Land @ Grandover Resort
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please be sure to check back for additional information and tickets!

Sep
16
Fri
100-Years of Good Vibes Concert Series with Centennial Beer @ South End Brewing
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sep
30
Fri
100-Years of Good Vibes Concert Series Featuring KRS One @ Carolina Theatre
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Please be sure to check back for additional information and tickets!

Oct
11
Tue
Affinity Group Centennial Mixers
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

African American Leadership Mixer

Women United Mixer

Young Leaders Centennial Mixer

Oct
12
Wed
Virtual: Theories of Change – The Centennial Series hosted by Advocates UNITED
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Theories of Change: The Centennial Series hosted by Advocates UNITED
Topic: Promoting Advocacy
October 12  |  12 – 1 p.m.  | Hosted on Zoom | RSVP Here. 


Topic: Promoting Advocacy

Oct
20
Thu
Leadership Centennial Fall Fest @ Summerfield Farms Barn & Rooftop
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct
29
Sat
Trunk-or-Treat @ 1500 Yanceyville
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nov
2
Wed
Tocqueville Centennial Celebration @ Carroll Family Ballroom
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
5
Sat
Volunteer: Centennial Tree Plantings @ Housing Authority Properties in partnership with Greensboro Beautiful
Nov 5 – Nov 6 all-day
Nov
30
Wed
Giving Tuesday
Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day

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