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$25,000 Granted to Three Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce Has Granted Over $2.2 Million to 100 Local Nonprofits Greensboro, NC (July 23, 2020) –In its tenth round of funding, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce granted $25,145 to 3 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. To-date the Taskforce has granted a total of $2,222,628 to 100 local nonprofits […]

MeaningFULL Meals Helps to Feed Children Over Summer Months, Public Encouraged to Get Involved

Greensboro, NC (June 23, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro is mobilizing the community throughout July with its annual MeaningFULL meals program in partnership with BackPack Beginnings and The Volunteer Center of the Triad. Seven years ago, United Way and The Volunteer Center started MeaningFULL Meals, a nutrition project that seeks food donations to help feed […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Announces 2020-21 Board Members, Campaign Chairs

Greensboro, NC (June 22, 2020) – At its recent annual meeting, United Way of Greater Greensboro donors unanimously voted to accept Charlie Brinkman of Merrill Lynch to serve as a new member of the Board of Directors, chaired by Kim Gatling of Fox Rothschild. The following volunteers have also accepted appointments for the 2020-21 annual campaign: Campaign […]

Leaders of all ages, ethnicities, sectors needed to solve this by Michelle Gethers-Clark

This letter by Michelle Gethers-Clark, United Way of Greater Greensboro President & CEO, was originally published in the Triad Business Journal, here. Where do we go from here?  Our desire to move forward and do something to help can be paralyzed by too many options or not knowing where to start. The issues of race, equity […]

United Way Promotes Safe Volunteerism On United Way Worldwide Day of Action, June 19

Greensboro, NC (June 11, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro, in partnership with The Volunteer Center of the Triad and local community organizations, is promoting safe volunteer opportunities on United Way’s Day of Action, June 19. On and around June 19, tens of thousands of people across the globe will volunteer as part of United Way […]

Over $14,000 Granted to Two Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Over $2 Million Granted to 97 Local Nonprofits Greensboro, NC (June 5, 2020) – In its ninth round of funding, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce granted $14,150 to 2 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. To-date, the Taskforce has granted a total of $2,187,999 to 97 local nonprofits helping thousands of […]

A Note from Michelle Gethers-Clark: Reflection and Action – Join Us on Friday

Published June 2, 2020- Hello United Way Team, Board of Directors, Volunteers, Donors, Partners and Friends, United Way of Greater Greensboro seeks to reflect with you and frame a vision for action linked to our humanity. While we are grateful for our blessings, we also share a common dream for our children to live a […]

CODA Connections Clients Sign Messages of Love and Gratitude

Over the past nine weeks, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce has granted a total of $2,173,849 to 97 local nonprofits helping thousands of individuals and families impacted by COVID-19. One of those 97 nonprofits is CODA Connections, Inc., a local nonprofit that services families impacted by deafness. CODA Connections was granted Virus Relief Fund dollars […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Announces Over $5 Million In Annual Grants Aimed at ENDing Local Poverty

Greensboro, NC (May 29, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro creates partnerships that are working together to END local poverty and is pleased to announce 62 local nonprofit programs and initiatives received $5,033,358 in its annual, 2020-2021 strategic partner grant investment. All investment decisions are led by local volunteers who review grant applications. Thanks to this […]

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 […]