We hope that you enjoyed a happy holiday season and are now making plans to kick off the new year with a bang! But before you begin the festivities, we hope you will join us in our New Year’s resolution to end homelessness in our community. Your year end tax deductible gift to Greensboro Urban […]
When Bruce Johnson first came to Greensboro Urban Ministry, he was scared. “I had nowhere to go and no one to call,” says Bruce. He had moved to North Carolina just a few months before. He was fleeing Detroit, a city embroiled in social and economic turmoil with little hope or opportunity. The streets of […]
The last five years has been an economic hurricane in Guilford County. Although many have begun to recover from the Great Recession, thousands of others in our area continue to suffer through very hard times and remain on the brink of extreme poverty. Guilford County’s unemployment rate still hovers slightly below 10%, several points higher […]
This summer, North Carolina’s legislature elected to make dramatic changes to the state’s unemployment benefits. Effective July 1, maximum weekly payments dropped from $535 to $350 and the maximum number of weeks that state benefits will be paid dropped from 26 to 20. These changes come at a time when North Carolina’s unemployment rates remains […]
Expressing the love of God to people in need through practical action in the Greater Greensboro area.
“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ― Winston Churchill Greensboro Urban Ministry is grateful for the generous support of the community which allows us to continue to provided life changing services to the clients whom we serve. To support our efforts, we offer several donation […]
At Greensboro Urban Ministry, we are much more than soup. We are a people of faith working together to express the love of God to people in need through practical action in the Greater Greensboro area. Many of the poor, homeless, and hungry who come for help are blind to the reality of God’s grace […]
The Human Race When: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Time: 9:00 AM Where: Greensboro Coliseum Serving Greensboro Together When: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Time: All day Where: Participating Area Restaurants Groove Jam at Doodad Farm When: September 20, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm – 1:00 am Where: Doodad Farms, 4701 Land Road, Greensboro, North Carolina […]