Are you a woman looking to get involved in your community?
Women United members (WU) are community leaders who are focused on empowering and inspiring women to lead community-wide change that ends poverty. Membership is comprised of caring citizens who contribute $1,000 or more annually to United Way of Greater Greensboro.
Women United is about women helping women.
Women United members (WU) are community leaders who are focused on empowering and inspiring women to lead community-wide change that ends poverty. Membership is comprised of caring citizens who contribute $1,000 or more annually to United Way of Greater Greensboro. If you make your gift online, be sure to click “Women United” under the Engagement Group section.
FOCUS & INITIATIVES
Helping women and families in our community succeed
WU has been instrumental in empowering women in our community to overcome challenges and barriers to succeed. The group helps local women and families move from poverty to financial stability by offering skills training, coaching and mentoring.
Community Speaker Series
Hosted by WU every other year, United Way’s Community Speaker Series convenes multi-generational women from across our community to learn together, connect with one another, and be inspired while supporting the work of United Way
Handbags for Hope Auction
Hosted by WU this annual celebration of fashion and compassion raises funds and awareness for the work of United Way. Hundreds of women gather their girlfriends for this energetic live auction of beautiful designer handbags–a fun, fashionable evening, all for a great cause
Be a Community Impact Leader
Share your ideas and build relationships with group members, United Way staff and community leaders in a variety of fun and meaningful settings
Be a part of United Way’s movement to end poverty. You have an opportunity to support societal change and make history
Be Recognized as a Leadership Donor
Receive philanthropic recognition as a United Way Leadership Donor.
Be a Volunteer Hero
Participate in at least two affinity group exclusive volunteer opportunities throughout the year
Host Events the Help End Poverty
Every year, affinity group members host a variety of community events that create meaningful engagement and true change.
Network with Community Leaders, receive special invitations and early ticket access to events. You’ll also receive a Caring Club Card that gets you special discounts from restaurants and businesses.
LEARN MORE & JOIN US
For more information about the Women United, please contact Julie Longmire Dauray at 336-378-5023.
2020 Trunk or Treat “Kits for Kids” Drive hosted by Young Leaders
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re reimagining our annual Trunk or Treat hosted by Young Leaders. Sign up today to host a “kit for kids” drive with your family and friends, neighborhood, office or place of worship! Assemble your kits and drop them off at United Way the week of Oct. 19. Kits will be delivered to community partners, including United Way’s Family Success Centers, for distribution to local kids.
- Full packet of instructions and editable & printable signs (fillable PDF)
- Instructions only (PDF)
- Donate A Kit to Help Local Kids (needed items flyer) (fillable PDF)
- Donate A Kit to Help Local Kids (needed items flyer) (JPG image)
- Drop off here sign only (fillable PDF)
- Social media and email content only (PDF)
Please drop off your assembled kits to United Way (1500 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro) during the week of October 19, 8:30 – 5 daily.
2020 Conversations with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Zoom
Check back soon for more information.
2020 Handbags to END Poverty hosted by Women United
Plans are underway to have a socially safe or virtual Handbags to End Poverty event.
Check back soon for more information. Tickets on sale soon!