WOMEN UNITED

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

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 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.

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

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 […]

ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE

“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 […]

Local NFL Star, Emmanuel Moseley, Helping 57 Families During Holiday Season

MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND – PLEASE RESPOND Local NFL Star, Emmanuel Moseley Helping 57 Families During Holiday Season  On December 8, two lucky families will go on a $1,000 shopping spree at Wal-Mart, additional families will be given $100 gift cards  GREENSBORO, NC (December 6, 2021) – Local NFL star Emmanuel Moseley wants to spread a little holiday […]

United Way of Greater Greensboro Seeking Requests for Proposals Supporting Bold Goal Efforts to End Poverty

GREENSBORO, NC (November 19, 2021) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is pleased to announce it is seeking grant applications from human service organizations through an open and competitive process to support achieving its Bold Goal of 3,000 households leaving generational poverty by 2030.  Proposals must be submitted by 5 p.m. on January 14, 2022, and interested organizations can […]

Public Invited to Attend United Way’s 14th Annual Conversations with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership, Dec. 14

Greensboro, NC (November 17, 2021) – The public is invited to attend United Way of Greater Greensboro’s 14th Annual Conversations with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership (AAL) on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Hosted on Zoom, this free event invites attendees to learn about and share solutions for local issues affecting […]

Candy & COVID-19 Vaccines – Trunk-or-Treat Giving Out Both!

Greensboro, NC (October 4, 2021) – United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Young Leaders (YL) Affinity Group will host their annual Trunk-or-Treat on Saturday, October 23, 2021, 2 to 4 p.m. in the United Way parking lot located at 1500 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro. This year’s event will require attendees to follow several safety precautions, offer candy and […]

Aug
10
Wed
Virtual: Theories of Change – The Centennial Series, hosted by African American Leadership
Aug 10 2022 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 22 2023 @ 1:00 pm

Theories of Change: The Centennial Series hosted by African American Leadership
Topic: Promoting Adequate, Safe & Affordable Housing & Shelter
August 10  |  12 – 1 p.m.  | Hosted on Zoom | RSVP Here. 


Topic: Promoting Adequate, Safe & Affordable Housing & Shelter

Oct
11
Tue
Affinity Group Centennial Mixers
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

African American Leadership Mixer

Women United Mixer

Young Leaders Centennial Mixer

Oct
12
Wed
Virtual: Theories of Change – The Centennial Series hosted by Advocates UNITED
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

 

Theories of Change: The Centennial Series hosted by Advocates UNITED
Topic: Promoting Advocacy – Featuring Anthony Morgan
October 12  |  12 – 1 p.m.  | Hosted on Zoom | RSVP Here. 


Topic: Promoting Advocacy

We’re excited to share our research findings related to our efforts to build an advocacy movement that helps our community end local poverty. Please join us virtually on Zoom Oct.12, 12-1 p.m. as we share our findings and have an open Q&A with local advocate Anthony Morgan, Executive Director and Co-founder of We the People.
Oct
20
Thu
Leadership Centennial Fall Fest @ Summerfield Farms Barn & Rooftop
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct
30
Sun
Trunk-or-Treat @ 1500 Yanceyville
Oct 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join Young Leaders and decorate your trunk in a festive, fall fashion and hand out treats for children in our community! This event is free and open to the public. Trunk-or-Treat is a safe alternative to trick-or-treating that brings the community together.

Click here to host a candy drive, host a trunk or be a volunteer at the event.

Nov
2
Wed
Tocqueville Centennial Celebration @ Carroll Family Ballroom
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
5
Sat
Volunteer: Centennial Tree Plantings @ Housing Authority Properties in partnership with Greensboro Beautiful
Nov 5 – Nov 6 all-day
Nov
30
Wed
Giving Tuesday
Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day
Dec
13
Tue
Conversations with Community Leaders, hosted by African American Leadership featuring Angela Williams, President and CEO, United Way Worldwide @ Elm & Bain
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm