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Over $37,000 Granted to Five Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Over $2 Million Granted to 97 Local Nonprofits, GSO Virus Relief Taskforce Wants to Raise an Additional $1 Million to Support Relief Efforts Greensboro, NC (May 21, 2020) – In its eighth round of funding, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce granted $37,669 to 5 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. Over […]

Public Invited to Attend Virtually, End Poverty: The Lunch and Learn Series Hosted by United Way Young Leaders

Three-Part Series Features Speakers Michelle Gethers-Clark, Kim Gatling and Marcus Thomas Greensboro, NC (May 21, 2020) – The public is invited to attend United Way of Greater Greensboro’s End Poverty: The Lunch and Learn Series hosted by Young Leaders. The three-part virtual series will begin on June 4, and will take place 12 to 1 […]

Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce Grants Over $2 Million to 92 Local Nonprofits, Seeks to Raise at Least $1 Million in Additional Support

Taskforce Urges Individuals and Corporations to Continue Supporting Relief Efforts Greensboro, NC (May 15, 2020) – Over the past seven weeks, The Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce has granted $2,136,180 to 92 local nonprofits helping thousands of individuals and families impacted by the Coronavirus. The Taskforce exceeded the monumental $2 million mark when it granted $187,604 to […]

Over $200,000 Granted to Eight Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Over $1.9 Million Granted to 89 Local Nonprofits, GSO Virus Relief Taskforce Wants to Raise an Additional $1 Million to Support Relief Efforts Greensboro, NC (May 8, 2020) –In its sixth round of funding, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce granted $219,775 to 8 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. Over the […]

Family Success Center Member Serves Community at Cone Health During COVID-19 Pandemic

Before Mariah enrolled at United Way’s Family Success Center, her goal of earning her GED seemed insurmountable. Now with her GED and CNA, she’s helping her community as a Nurse Tech at Cone Health during the COVID-19 pandemic. “When I was just trying to survive with me and my son, I never would have thought that one […]

Nearly $250,000 Granted to 13 Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Over $1.7 Million Granted to 81 Local Nonprofits, GSO Virus Relief Taskforce Wants to Raise an Additional $2 Million to Support Relief Efforts Greensboro, NC (May 1, 2020) –In its fifth round of funding, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce granted $249,290 to 13 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. Over the […]

City Manager’s Mentoring Initiative Nears Target Goal

Greensboro, NC (April 29, 2020) – An initiative launched by Greensboro City Manager David Parrish in January, is close to achieving its goal. The 100 Males Mentoring program seeks to pair 100 local boys with 100 male mentors in 100 days. To date, 25 more men are needed to answer the call by the designated time. […]

Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce Grants Over $134,000 to 11 Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Over $1.4 Million Granted to 69 Local Nonprofits Helping Thousands of People, Taskforce Wants to Raise an Additional $2 Million to support Relief Efforts Greensboro, NC (April 24, 2020) –In its fourth round of funding, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce granted $134,333 to 11 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. Over […]

United Way Promotes Safe Volunteerism During National Volunteer Week, April 20-24

Greensboro, NC (April 20, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro, in partnership with The Volunteer Center of the Triad and local community organizations, is promoting safe volunteer opportunities during National Volunteer Week, April 20-24, 2020. All are encouraged to get involved in an at-home or safe in-person opportunity. Visit www.UnitedWayGSO.org/Volunteer to sign up for an opportunity during National […]

Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce Grants Over $344,000 to 18 Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Over $1.3 Million Granted to 58 Local Nonprofits Helping Thousands of People, Taskforce Wants to Raise an Additional $2 Million to support Relief Efforts Greensboro, NC (April 17, 2020) – The Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce is pleased to announce $344,925 has been granted to 18 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. […]

Virus Relief Taskforce Grants Over $1 Million to Local Nonprofits

Taskforce Thanks Community for Virus Relief Fund Donations, Requests Additional Support Greensboro, NC (April 10, 2020) –Over the past two weeks, The Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce has granted over $1 million to 40 local nonprofits helping thousands of individuals and families impacted by the Coronavirus. The taskforce would like to raise an additional $2 million to […]

UNITED Yesterday, Today and Always

Thanks to the generous support of donors and volunteers, United Way’s commitment to bringing our community together is strong – yesterday, today and always. United Way’s work of ENDing poverty is critical as we pull together to help people impacted by the Coronavirus. WHAT UNITED WAY IS DOING: On March 16, United Way announced the launch of […]

Greensboro’s Virus Relief Taskforce Issues Over $457,000 in First Round Funding to Local Nonprofits

Taskforce Urges Community to Support Relief Fund, Asks Nonprofits to Apply for Funding Greensboro, NC (April 2, 2020) –The United Way of Greater Greensboro and City of Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce is pleased to announce $457,356 was awarded to 16 local nonprofits to help people impacted by the Coronavirus. The funds were allocated from the Greensboro […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Gives $500,000 to Virus Relief, Funding Requests Being Accepted by Community Taskforce

United Way Urges Community to Match its $500,000 Gift Greensboro, NC (March 26, 2020) –The United Way of Greater Greensboro Board of Directors unanimously voted and authorized a contribution of $500,000 to the Greensboro Virus Relief Fund. The contribution is being made from United Way’s emergency reserve fund to support those impacted by the Coronavirus and the organization is urging the […]

Coronavirus Relief Fund

United Way of Greater Greensboro and City of Greensboro Launch Coronavirus Relief Fund  Greensboro, NC (March 16, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro and the City of Greensboro are supporting residents impacted by the Coronavirus, by establishing the Greensboro Virus Relief Fund. The Greensboro Virus Relief Fund is accepting donations to support local children and families […]

Postponed: Community Speaker Series

Postponed: United Way Community Speaker Series Featuring Misty Copeland Greensboro, NC (March 12, 2020) – In light of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s state of emergency declaration and recommendations regarding large gatherings, we are postponing our Community Speaker Series featuring Misty Copeland which was scheduled for March 25, 2020. A new date will be announced as soon as […]

City Manager’s Mentoring Initiative on Target

Greensboro, NC (March 6, 2020) – City Manager David Parrish is pleased to announce 100 Males Mentoring is on track to achieve its goal of pairing 100 local boys with 100 male mentors, in 100 days. Parrish’s collaborative effort between the City of Greensboro and United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Mentoring Matters Initiative launched on January 16. The midway point of Parrish’s […]

United Way Seeks Public Input in Community Survey

Greensboro, NC (March 2, 2020) – Residents of greater Greensboro are invited to provide critical input about local social issues through a community survey being conducted by United Way of Greater Greensboro.  Beginning today and ending Friday, March 13, an online community survey is open to the public. Visit www.unitedwaygso.org/survey and click on the link to complete the […]

City of Greensboro and United Way Launch Annual Plus One Campaign

​Greensboro, NC (February 28, 2020) – The City of Greensboro and United Way of Greater Greensboro are pleased invite local businesses and youth to participate in this year’s annual Plus One summer employment campaign. Plus One seeks to create and identify summer employment opportunities for greater Greensboro youth ages 16-24. In 2019, 17 employers hired […]

Three United Way Partners Receive Statewide Spirit Awards

Greensboro, NC (February 21, 2020) – Three local United Way of Greater Greensboro partners, Vandalia Elementary School, M.G. Newell Corporation, and Guilford County Schools were honored with Spirit of North Carolina Awards at United Way of North Carolina’s annual award luncheon on February 19. “This year’s winners made their campaigns fun and engaging while focusing on […]

Misty Copeland Headlining United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Community Speaker Series March 25

Greensboro, NC (February 14, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro is welcoming Misty Copeland, renowned star who made history as the first African American Female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, as this year’s featured speaker for the 2020 Community Speaker Series at Piedmont Hall on Wednesday, March 25. The media is invited […]

United Way Celebrates 211 Day, Critical Community Service

Greensboro, NC (February 11, 2020) – Today is National 211 Day. By simply dialing 211, people who need help can be connected to multiple support services. Caring operators are ready to help 24/7/365. The service is free, confidential and available in most languages. Local resources are also available by visiting www.NC211.org. In 2019, 211 received 4,363 calls from greater […]

Ben & Jerry’s, United Way Collaborating to ‘Shake Down Poverty’

Greensboro, NC (January 24, 2020) – Starting February 1, 2020, Ben & Jerry’s at Friendly Center will donate $1 from the sale of a featured milkshake to support United Way of Greater Greensboro’s efforts to end poverty as part of a new “Shake Down Poverty” program. For the next year, Ben & Jerry’s will feature a Shake Down […]

Former Board Member Receives Athena Award

Chamber Honors Mae Douglas Mae Douglas, immediate past United Way of Greater Greensboro board member and chair of the Community Impact and Investment Committee, who was honored with the Athena Award at the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon. Mae, who was featured in United Way’s annual report in 2018, is a community leader, philanthropist […]