United Way Selects YWCA as New Lead Partner for Second Family Success Center

Greensboro, NC (May 26, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is pleased to announce it has selected YWCA of Greensboro as the new lead partner to operate its second Family Success Center (FSC) which will now be located at the Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro building at 1807 East Wendover Avenue. “We are thrilled […]

United Way Seeking Volunteers to Promote and Participate in its Mentoring Matters Initiative During Juneteenth Greensboro Celebration and on Worldwide Day of Action

Greensboro, NC (June 17, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is honored to sponsor Greensboro Juneteenth’s Celebration and is seeking volunteers to help promote its Mentoring Matters initiative during the Celebration’s Black Truck Food Festival on June 17, 5 – 11 p.m. at LeBauer Park, located at 208 Davie St, Greensboro, NC 27401. UWGG is looking for […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Accepting Applications for Open President & CEO Role

Greensboro, NC (April 24, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) announced today Chapel Hill-based Developmental Associates has been selected to lead a national search for a new UWGG President and CEO, and applications for the position are being accepted through May 23, 2023. Developmental Associates specializes in finding top tier candidates for high […]

United Way Hosts Celebration to Recognize its Volunteers for Their Efforts to End Local Poverty

United Way of Greater Greensboro Invites its Volunteers to a Celebration to Express its Gratitude, and to Honor Three Key Volunteers with First Ever Volunteer UNITED Awards Greensboro, NC (April 21, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is recognizing and celebrating all its dedicated volunteers who directly impact its work to end local […]

VOLUNTEERS UNITED – Meet Cammie Cummings

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, United Way is excited to celebrate Cammie Cummings, a local go-getter and volunteer champion who makes an impact in everything she does. Cammie has volunteered with United Way for 4 years and is currently chairing United Way’s Young Leaders (YL) Affinity Group. Young Leader members are emerging community leaders […]

Ben & Jerry’s Partners with United Way for Free Cone Day April 3

Event at Friendly Center in Greensboro will promote United Way of Greater Greensboro’s efforts to end local poverty Greensboro, NC (March 31, 2023) – Ben & Jerry’s Friendly Center and United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) are excited to invite the public to enjoy a free scoop of ice cream at this year’s Ben & Jerry’s Free […]

United Way Celebrates Volunteerism During National Volunteer Week, April 17-21

Greensboro, NC (March 22, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro, in partnership with The Volunteer Center of the Triad, is celebrating and promoting volunteerism this National Volunteer Week, April 17-21, 2023. Community members are encouraged to participate and get involved during the week. Visit to view opportunities and sign up. Opportunities for both […]

United Way’s First Public Midyear Report Shows 121 Households Left Poverty, Thousands Receiving Supports and Services

Public Invited to Attend Virtual Event to Learn More About United Way’s Strategy and Latest Outcomes to End Local Poverty Greensboro, NC (March 8, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is pleased to invite the community to a virtual lunch and learn presenting its first-ever public midyear outcomes report, which will provide details on […]

Former United Way President & CEO Serving Within Biden-Harris Administration

Khari Garvin has been appointed Director of the Office of Head Start at the Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services GREENSBORO, NC (March 6, 2023) – Former United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) President and CEO, Khari Garvin began a new role today within the Biden-Harris Administration serving as […]

VOLUNTEERS UNITED – Meet Melanie Jones

In honor of Women’s History Month, United Way is excited to celebrate Melanie Jones, a local gamechanger who is making a lasting impact in multiple ways. Melanie has volunteered with United Way for over 10 years, and is the current chair of United Way’s Women United (WU) Affinity Group. WU is focused on inspiring women […]

Seven Local Campaign Partners and Volunteer Honored with United Way Spirit of NC Awards

Greensboro, NC (March 3, 2023) – Seven local United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) annual campaign partners and one volunteer leader were recently honored with Spirit of North Carolina Awards, which celebrate organizations and individuals for their exemplary partnership demonstrated through fundraising, volunteering, outstanding leadership, and creative team building. The Spirit of North Carolina Award offers local United Ways an opportunity to nominate organizations […]

United Way’s First Bold Goal Data Report Shows 121 Households Have Left Poverty

Results exceed United Way of Greater Greensboro’s goal to help 50 households leave poverty by the end of 2023, and supports Bold Goal to help 3,000 households by 2030  GREENSBORO, NC (February 28, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) announced today its community-supported strategy of creating, connecting, and leading community partnerships that equip and […]

Greensboro Recognizes March 1 as LIVE UNITED Day

GREENSBORO, NC (February 22, 2023) – Residents are invited to celebrate LIVE UNITED Day with the City of Greensboro and the United Way of Greater Greensboro by helping create a unique piece of art that displays the phrase “LIVE UNITED.” Residents are invited to paint their fingertips on the artwork from 11 am to 2 […]

United Way President & CEO Hired for Government Role in Washington D.C.  

Khari Garvin will leave United Way of Greater Greensboro March 3, Executive Team Member, Nadine Malpass Will Serve as Interim CEO  GREENSBORO, NC (February 16, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) announced today that Khari Garvin is leaving as the organization’s President and CEO, effective, March 3, to take on a new government role […]

VOLUNTEERS UNITED – Meet Rashanda Harris

“One of my favorite sayings is derived from the scripture Luke 12:48: ‘To whom much is given, much is required’ – it is a constant reminder that I am responsible for using my God-given talents, skills, and abilities to benefit others, said Rashanda Harris. There is no doubt Rashanda has used her gifts in amazing […]

United Way Receives $1 Million Federal Grant Supporting its Guilford Success Network

Funding secured by Congresswoman Kathy Manning will be used for job counseling, career training, and supportive services to help local people leave poverty    GREENSBORO, NC (January 11, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is receiving a $1,000,000 federal grant to support job counseling, career training, and supportive services offered through the organization’s Guilford Success […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Seeks to Engage Volunteers During National Mentoring Month

Greensboro, NC (January 6, 2023) – January is National Mentoring Month, and this year United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is seeking community volunteers to mentor local youth through its Mentoring Matters initiative.  UWGG’s Mentoring Matters initiative works to increase the number of mentors and improve the effectiveness of mentoring programs in the greater Greensboro […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Accepting Strategic Partnership Applications for Annual Grant Funds

New process allows organizations to align their services with two poverty-combatting funding opportunities GREENSBORO, NC (October 28, 2022) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is pleased to announce it is accepting strategic partnership applications for annual grant funds to help local children, adults, and families leave poverty. This year the competitive application process has […]

Community Support of MeaningFULL Meals Food Drive Especially Needed This Year

Greensboro, NC (June 28, 2022) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is mobilizing the community throughout July with its annual MeaningFULL Meals program in partnership with The Volunteer Center (TVC) of the Triad and BackPack Beginnings (BPB). Nine years ago, UWGG and TVC started MeaningFULL Meals as nutrition project that seeks food donations to help feed school children in need during […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Launches Guilford Success Network to Help Households Leave Poverty

Greensboro, NC (June 28, 2022) – Today United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) launched Guilford Success Network (GSN), a county-wide, mobile friendly network that will connect people to services and coordinators who help them identify, track, and achieve their personal goals of becoming financially stable. Facebook Photo Album Here. Since 2014, UWGG’s single focus has been to […]

Volunteering. Making a Difference.

UWGG recently celebrated National Volunteer Week and is extremely thankful to the over 100 volunteers who took on a variety of needs, including cleaning up local parks, donating diapers and hygiene products to families in need, signing up to mentor local children, and more. We wrapped up our week of service on Earth Day by […]

Seven United Way Partners Honored with Spirit of NC Awards

Greensboro, NC (February 28, 2022) – Seven local United Way of Greater Greensboro partners will be honored with Spirit of North Carolina Awards at United Way of North Carolina’s annual award event on March 1, 2022. Every year, United Way of North Carolina recognizes organizations that have succeeded in raising funds to support their community and […]

We Work Better Together

The Institute of Emerging Issues and NC Better2Gether team housed at NC State University is officially calling today TwosDay, in honor of today’s date: 2/22/22. To commemorate this day, NC Better 2Gether is celebrating 22 people who work in communities to solve problems that hold us back and to build support for ideas that move […]


“Mr. Sutton was the one who kept me going. I don’t think I would have graduated without his support.“ – Dominique Alexander As a retired NC A&T State University basketball coach, Bill Sutton is no stranger to offering young men motivation, and as a young man navigating the ups and downs of life, Dominique Alexander is […]