Mar
2
Tue
2021 United Way Dr. Seuss & Read Across America Day Celebration – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Mar 2 all-day

2021 United Way Dr. Seuss & Read Across America Day Celebration

Tuesday, March 2, 2021  |  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day with United Way! Did you know that reading and storytelling with children promotes brain development and imagination and develops language and emotions? There are two easy ways to make a big difference for local kids!

  1. READ ALOUD: Video record yourself reading an approved Dr. Seuss Book and upload it to the Google Form here. Click here to view a listing of approved books and recording tips. Your video will be featured in a YouTube playlist for local families to enjoy. United Way staff will select the three BEST videos to play during a virtual event for United Way Raising a Reader participants. Prizes awarded! Upload your video by March 1. Sign up here.
  2. HOST A BOOK DRIVE: Host a book drive or donate NEW children’s books. Drop off your collection or donation to United Way of Greater Greensboro by February 26. Download the toolkit with tips and printable signs. Sign up here.

Questions? Contact Traci McLemore at traci.mclemore@unitedwaygso.org.

Apr
19
Mon
2021 National Volunteer Week @ Various locations across Greensboro!
Apr 19 – Apr 23 all-day

2021 National Volunteer Week

April 19 – 23   |  Various opportunities across Greensboro 

This National Volunteer Week (April 19-23, 2021), be sure to make a difference. United Way of Greater Greensboro, The Volunteer Center and partner agencies are pleased to provide you with a variety of ways to give and volunteer your time. Both in-person and at-home opportunities are available. Click here to sign up and check back often, as additional needs will be added.

Jun
2
Wed
2021 Virtual Jones Street Day @ Zoom
Jun 2 all-day

2021 Virtual Jones Street Day

Wednesday, June 2, 2021  |  Final Time TBA 

Join us for this annual United Way advocacy day offers chances to speak with elected representatives! Check back soon for more information.

 

Jun
5
Sat
2021 Human Race 5k/Walk by The Volunteer Center of the Triad @ LeBauer Park (Downtown GSO)
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

2021 Human Race 5k/Walk by The Volunteer Center of the Triad

Saturday, June 5, 2021  |  9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | LeBauer park

Join Team United Way for The Volunteer Center of the Triad’s annual Human Race 5k/Walk! Check back soon for more information on how to sign up and get involved.

 

Jun
19
Sat
2021 United Way Day of Action @ Across Greensboro
Jun 19 all-day

2021 United Way Day of Action

Saturday, June 19, 2021  |  Various times and locations

Join us for United Way’s annual worldwide Day of Action! Check back soon for local volunteer opportunities at various times and locations.

 

Jul
1
Thu
2021 MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive Collection @ Across Greensboro
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

2021 MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive Collection

Entire Month of July  |  Various times and locations

Host a MeaningFULL Meals summer food drive! Check back to sign up. Thanks to BackPack Beginnings and The Volunteer Center of the Triad for their partnership on this impactful annual event.

Oct
23
Sat
2021 Trunk or Treat hosted by Young Leaders @ United Way's parking lot
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

2021 Trunk or Treat hosted by Young Leaders

Saturday, October 23 | 2 – 4 p.m. | United Way’s parking lot

Join us for this fun, family-friendly event! Volunteers needed. Check back to learn more and sign up.

Nov
30
Tue
2021 Giving Tuesday @ Across Greensboro
Nov 30 all-day

2021 Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | All across Greensboro!

Join us to spread the word about United Way’s efforts to end poverty AND help raise funds to support this work. Check back to sign up to be a Giving Tuesday Ambassador.