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.
2021 Handbags to END Poverty hosted by Women United
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | 7 – 8 p.m. | Purchase a Raffle Ticket for FREE Virtual Event Entry
Join us for United Way’s 11th annual Handbags to End Poverty event hosted by Women United. By purchasing a raffle ticket, you also receive FREE event admission. Click here to purchase and enter to win one of the 5 incredible raffle packages including festive long weekend get-aways, fine jewelry, and a luxurious pampering package. Click here to view the packages.
During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to bid on fabulous silent and live auction handbags in a wide variety of styles and prices.
Not your average Zoom event, Handbags to End Poverty will also include a pre-show hosted by 1618 with a gourmet Valentine’s Day themed cocktail and appetizer demonstrations. Questions? Email Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021 End Poverty: The Lunch & Learn Series hosted by AAL
Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 12-1p.m. | Zoom
Make plans to attend the latest session of End Poverty: The Lunch & Learn Series on Feb. 18, 12-1 p.m. Hosted by United Way’s African American Leadership donor affinity group, this virtual event will educate and inspire attendees. RSVP today and be first to find out of the event’s topic and speakers.