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.
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 Women United-exclusive volunteer opportunities throughout the year.
Socialize and network twice annually with Women United and members of United Way’s African American and Young Leaders affinity groups.
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.
In the summer months when school is out, many local children do not have access to nutritious meals and go hungry. Be part of the solution by supporting MeaningFULL Meals this July.
Summer = time for MeaningFULL Meals! Making a big difference is as easy as 1, 2, 3:
- Get a box – available at United Way office if needed.
- Fill your box with donated food items (see full listing, below)
- Drop off collected items at BackPack Beginnings.
#MeaningFULLMeals #LiveUnited #UnitedWayGSO #LoveGSO #SoGSO
Join us for ENGAGE on Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Friendly Center. Socialize and network with United Way affinity group members and enjoy free appetizers (drinks on your own) while we work together to produce ideas that will END poverty. Invite anyone you think may be interested in joining our efforts.
Join us on Sept. 27, 6 – 9 p.m. at Revolution Mill for our annual Campaign Kick Off and Community Celebration.
Enjoy beer provided by Natty Greene’s, live music, food trucks, outdoor games and much more.
RSVP by Sept. 20.
Join us for Young Leader’s annual Trunk-or-Treat!
Sunday, October 28, 2019 | 2 – 4 p.m. | 1500 Yanceyville Street
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.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to host and decorate trunks, greet families, organize car parking, host games & more! Sign up link coming soon.
Click here to view photos from last year’s event.
Gather your friends for a night of philanthropy and fun! Enjoy wine and food as hundreds of designer new and vintage handbags, accessories, experiences, and more are auctioned. Guests will receive a beautiful tote bag from Tanger Outlets.
Proceeds benefit United Way’s efforts to END local poverty.
12th Annual Breakfast with Community Leaders Hosted by African American Leadership
Space is limited to the first 250 people – RSVP COMING SOON
Make plans to join us at the annual Breakfast with Community Leaders hosted by African American Leadership.
Attendees are encouraged to bring new, or gently used, coats, socks, gloves and warm hats that will be donated to local children and youth.