WOMEN UNITED

Are you a woman looking to get involved in your community?

Women United members are community leaders who empower, educate, and elevate women to become powerful philanthropists through their time, talent and financial resources.

Women United (WU) is about women helping women.

It’s comprised of caring citizens who contribute $1,000 or more annually to advance the work of 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 addresses issues including hunger, education, early childhood development, ending the cycle of abuse, teen pregnancy, housing, career and life skills and beyond.

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.

MEMBER BENEFITS

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.

Lead Change
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 Women United-exclusive volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

ENGAGE Events
Socialize and network twice annually with Women United and members of United Way’s African American and Young Leaders affinity groups.

Perks
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.

STORIES OF IMPACT

United Way of Greater Greensboro CFO Named One of the 40 Most Influential African Americans Under 40 in the Piedmont

Greensboro, NC (January 17, 2020) –  United Way of Greater Greensboro Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer Brian Graham was named one of Black Business Ink magazine’s “40 Under 40 Most Influential African Americans in the Piedmont,” which honors individuals from Forsyth and Guilford counties. According to Black Business Ink, this inaugural list of the […]

Mentoring Matters: Marcello and Jeremiah’s Story

When Marcello discovered United Way’s Mentoring Matters initiative, it didn’t take him long to decide he wanted to be a mentor. “I know helping others through mentoring is where I’m supposed to be. Mentoring has given me the opportunity to help youth succeed in the classroom and in life,” said Marcello. United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Mentoring […]

City of Greensboro and United Way Seeking 100 Male Mentors During National Mentoring Month

Greensboro, NC (January 7, 2020) – January is National Mentoring Month. The City of Greensboro and United Way of Greater Greensboro are introducing a new mentoring initiative aimed at men and boys, called 100 Males Mentoring.   This is an opportunity for City Manager David Parrish to rally 100 men to mentor 100 boys throughout Greensboro. “If […]

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

Greensboro, NC (January 2, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro is seeking college students to participate in a free, local Alternative Spring Break, March 2 – 6, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m daily. Interested students must complete a short application by February 7, by visiting www.UnitedWayGSO.org/SpringBreak. In its third year, this program […]

United Way’s 12th Annual Breakfast with Community Leaders: Closing the Door on Poverty by Creating Housing Opportunities

Greensboro, NC (November 11, 2019) – On December 3, 7:00-9:30 a.m. at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church over 250 people are expected to attend United Way of Greater Greensboro’s 12th annual Breakfast with Community Leaders hosted by United Way’s African American Leadership affinity group. The free event is open to the public and will feature a panel discussion […]

United Way’s Young Leaders Expect Over 2,500 Attendees at Annual Trunk-or-Treat, October 27

Greensboro, NC (October 10, 2019) – Fall is here and Halloween is fast approaching. Over two thousand children and adults are expected to join the fun at United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Trunk-or-Treat hosted by Young Leaders. The event will take place on Sunday October 27, 2 – 4 p.m. in the parking lot of United Way, 1500 Yanceyville […]

Tidal Wave Auto Spa’s 11th Annual Charity Day to Support United Way’s Efforts to End Poverty

(Greensboro, NC, September 18, 2019) – The community is invited to join United Way of Greater Greensboro for Tidal Wave Auto Spa’s 11th Annual Charity Day on Friday, September 20, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tidal Wave Auto Spa chose to direct all donations to United Way of Greater Greensboro again this year, describing the organization as […]

Public Invited to Attend United Way’s Annual Community Celebration to END Poverty

(Greensboro, NC, September 13, 2019) – The community is invited to join United Way of Greater Greensboro on September 27, 6 to 9 p.m., at Revolution Mill in Greensboro for United Way’s annual Community Celebration to END Poverty.  The family-friendly event will feature live music by JujuGuru. Attendees will be treated to beer from Natty Greene’s […]

Artists United to End Poverty Benefit Album Pre-Sales Available, Release Party Sept. 6

(Greensboro, NC, August 29, 2019) – Artists United to End Poverty, a local benefit album, is exclusively available for pre-sale purchase on iTunes (not Apple Music) and when the album officially releases on September 6, will be available on Amazon Music and Google Play. Album information and downloading instructions can be found at: www.culturepushers.org/album. The […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Accepting Letters of Interest for Grant Funding

Greensboro, NC (August 28, 2019) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is accepting Letters of Interest (LOI) from current and unaffiliated non-profit partners for the 2020-2022 strategic grant process. Letters of Interest are due no later than September 27, 2019. LOIs during this grant cycle must be from local non-profits offering solutions that address basic needs, employment […]

Jan
1
Wed
2020 National Mentoring Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

2020 National Mentoring Month

Click here to learn more about how United Way’s Mentoring Matters initiative. Sign up to mentor. Attend a mentoring event. And more!

Feb
1
Sat
2020 Ben & Jerry’s “Shake Down Poverty” Launch @ Ben & Jerry's at Friendly Center
Feb 1 all-day

2020 Ben & Jerry’s “Shake Down Poverty” Launch

Saturday, February 1, 2020  | 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Ben & Jerry’s at Friendly Center

Check back for more information!

Mar
25
Wed
2020 Community Speaker Series feat. Misty Copeland @ Piedmont Hall
Mar 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

2020 Community Speaker Series feat. Misty Copeland

Wednesday, March 25, 2020  | 12:30 – 2 p.m. | Piedmont Hall

Click here to purchase tickets, learn about sponsorships and more.

Apr
20
Mon
2020 National Volunteer Week
Apr 20 – Apr 24 all-day

2020 National Volunteer Week

April 20 – April 24, 2020  | Various locations across Greensboro

Check back soon for more information!

May
16
Sat
2020 END Poverty: The Brunch Series hosted by Young Leaders @ Color Works Meeting Space at Revolution Mill
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

2020 END Poverty: The Brunch Series hosted by Young Leaders

Saturday, May 16, 2020  | 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Color Works Meeting Space at Revolution Mill

There’s nothing better than making an impact while winning prizes in a competitive game of bingo and enjoying delicious brunch, mimosas & craft beers.

Win prizes. Connect with like-minded community members. Hear a panel of dynamic speakers who will inspire you to ACT. Grab your friends and join us!

Tickets on sale soon and include 2 drink tickets and all-you-can-eat waffles, shrimp & grits and much more.

Click here to download the event flyer.

Sponsorship available! Click here to view all 2020 event sponsorship opportunities. 

Jun
10
Wed
2020 Annual Meeting & Business Update @ United Way of Greater Greensboro
Jun 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

2020 Annual Meeting & Business Update

Wednesday, June 10, 2020  | 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  |  United Way of Greater Greensboro

Check back soon for more information!

Jun
19
Fri
2020 United Way Day of Action @ Various locations across Greensboro!
Jun 19 all-day

2020 United Way Day of Action

Friday, June 19, 2020  | Various locations across Greensboro

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Jul
1
Wed
2020 MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive @ Various locations across Greensboro!
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

2020 MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive

Entire month of July  | Various locations across Greensboro

Check back soon for more information!

Oct
24
Sat
2020 Trunk or Treat hosted by Young Leaders @ Parking lot at United Way of Greater Greensboro
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

2020 Trunk or Treat hosted by Young Leaders

Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 2-4 p.m. | Parking lot at United Way of Greater Greensboro (1500 Yanceyville St., Greensboro)

Check back soon to sign up for a volunteer role!

Click here to download the event flyer.

Sponsorships available! Click here to view all 2020 event sponsorship opportunities. 

Dec
8
Tue
2020 Conversations with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership @ New Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

2020 Conversations with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | New Zion Missionary Baptist Church (408 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Greensboro)

Check back soon for more information.

Click here to download the event flyer.

Sponsorships available! Click here to view all 2020 event sponsorship opportunities.