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Actor Ernie Hudson at Cinespace Chicago. Photographer: Michael Becker
Beloved Hollywood Actor Ernie Hudson to be Keynote Speaker at United Way’s Community Speakers Series

Greensboro, NC (March 19, 2019) – United Way of Greater Greensboro is welcoming Erine Hudson, one of the most sought-after actors of our time, as this year’s keynote for the 2019 Community Speaker Series at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center on Monday, May 20, 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hudson has an impressive, diverse […]

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United Way Young Leaders hosting Brunch & Bubbles

Greensboro, NC (March 14, 2019) – United Way of Greater Greensboro’s 2nd annual Brunch & Bubbles hosted by Young Leaders is on Sunday, April 28, 11 a.m. to 1 pm. at the Revolution Mill Color Works Meeting Space. Over 100 people will attend the event, which features mimosas, shrimp and grits, gourmet waffles and more by Pepper Moon […]

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City of Greensboro and United Way Launch ‘Plus 1 Campaign’ Greensboro Youth Employment Mentoring Initiative

Greensboro, NC (February 26, 2019) – Employers throughout the Greensboro community are encouraged to support the ‘Plus 1 Campaign’, an initiative of the Greensboro Youth Employment Mentoring GYEM. This campaign requires employers to commit to add at least one “summer youth employment opportunity” to their workforce this summer. Employers may submit summer job opportunities now through March […]

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Six United Way Partners Receive Statewide Spirit Awards 

Greensboro, NC (February 15, 2019) – Six local United Way of Greater Greensboro partners were honored with Spirit of North Carolina Awards at United Way of North Carolina’s annual award luncheon on February 13. Guilford County Government was additionally honored with a Best Practice Showcase award. On a yearly basis, United Way of North Carolina recognizes […]

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United Way Opens Second Family Success Center

Thanks to your support, our movement to END poverty is growing! United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) made history on Monday, February 4, by opening its second Family Success Center (FSC). The center will operate at The Salvation Army of Greensboro Center of Hope. The FSC model addresses the needs of families living on low incomes by offering bundled services in one accessible location that are tailored […]

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United Way of Greater Greensboro Draws 5th Car Giveaway Semi-Finalist

Greensboro, NC (February 7, 2019) – Giving has its perks! Larry Moehlman of ITG Brands (pictured second from right) was randomly selected to be the fifth of six semi-finalists who will have a chance to win a 2019 Toyota Camry. In case you haven’t heard, anyone who makes a gift during the 2018 annual campaign of […]

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United Way of Greater Greensboro Draws 4th Car Giveaway Semi-Finalist

Greensboro, NC (January 31, 2019) – Giving has its perks! Kimberly Sharman of Syngenta was randomly selected to be the fourth of six semi-finalists who will have a chance to win a 2019 Toyota Camry. In case you haven’t heard, anyone who makes a gift during the 2018 annual campaign of $100+ that supports our work […]

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Open House Celebrating United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Second Family Success Center with Lead Partner, The Salvation Army

Greensboro, NC (January 18, 2019) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) and The Salvation Army of Greensboro are pleased to invite the public to an open house celebrating UWGG’s Family Success Center located at the The Salvation Army of Greensboro Center of Hope on Monday, February 4, 2019. The program will begin at 11 […]

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College Students Invited to Apply for United Way’s Free, Local Alternative Spring Break Program

Greensboro, NC (January 15, 2019) – United Way of Greater Greensboro is seeking college students to participate in a free, local Alternative Spring Break, March 4 – 8, 2019 from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m daily. Interested students must complete a short application by February 15, by visiting www.UnitedWayGSO.org/SpringBreak. In its second year, this program […]

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Mentoring Matters – Part 2 of 2: Craig’s Story

Part two of a two part mentoring story – click here to read Markell’s story. When Craig attended United Way’s Breakfast with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership in 2017, he was inspired to action. “When I learned about the group’s mentoring initiative and all it was accomplishing, I knew I had to be […]