Sponsorship Spotlights Client Successes

Rhett Blanchard knows a good deal when he sees one – and the Flow Buick-GMC of Greensboro general manager says his decision to donate funds to Greensboro Urban Ministry was one of those. “We have donated money in the past to nonprofits where I feel like the money didn’t stay local or help people directly,” […]

A Community Jam to Fight Poverty

They say one act of giving gives way to subsequent acts of kindness. In Rich Lerner’s case, that age-old saying held true. The local musician decided to start Groove Jam — an annual music festival showcasing local bands and benefitting Greensboro Urban Ministry – after attending fellow musician Warren Haynes’ own music festival in Asheville […]

Frazier Elementary’s Penny Drive against Poverty

Frazier Elementary School showed that a penny may be small, but pennies – plural – can be powerful … and heavy. From March to May of this year, students in Frazier’s ACES (Afterschool Care Enrichment Services) program enthusiastically collected coins as part of a penny drive for the homeless. Each student made a personal bank […]

Triad Event Fights Food Insecurity

Run on the Runway 2017

Registration is open for the PTI 5k/10k Run on the Runway event on June 3 at Piedmont Triad International Airport. It’s one of the most unique spots you’ll run in our area! Picture yourself on a Saturday morning in a place you’ve only seen through a plane window. Buses take you out early for the […]

Food Lion donates 3,225 pounds of food

Food Lion donated 3,225 pounds of food to the pantry today. Mike Wilkes (right), Alamance Church Road store manager, and Rita Robinson (center), from corporate community relations, even stayed to help us stock the shelves. Food Lion Feeds brings hunger relief to the community year-round. We greatly appreciate this generous donation!

Celebrating generous potters

Join us Friday evening to celebrate the local potters who create and donate the beautiful bowls featured at Greensboro Urban Ministry’s annual Feast of Caring. The Pottery Pop-Up, a one-night show hosted by the Center for Visual Artists, will share the work of some of the many artists who give their time and talent to support […]

Serving Greensboro Together! #SGT4Hunger

Do you have a big circle around Tuesday, May 2? It’s Serving Greensboro Together, the day when you can eat out and help fight hunger in the community. It’s easy — grab your friends, kids, colleagues, book group — and head over to one of the more than 100  participating restaurants. Help us spread the […]

Support the Newly Rehoused

James is getting resettled into his own apartment, after several years of living outside. He has a mental condition that makes it really hard for him to trust that he can be safe around others, but he’s worked hard with his case manager and other supporters to begin to regain his sense of confidence. One […]

Just Mercy: A Book Study

Join Rev. Frank Dew, chaplaincy program director at Greensboro Urban Ministry, and The Servant Leadership School for a powerful look at our justice system and how we can seek justice for all. Just Mercy: A Book Study begins on Tuesday, January 19, and will run through March 22. The study will meet from 12:30 to […]

WE site case management

Greensboro Urban Ministry has contracted with local nonprofit agency Turning Point 180 this winter to provide case management services to clients staying in Weaver Extension shelters. Each winter, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Weaver House shelter program coordinates Weaver Extension (WE) shelter sites with congregational partners to offer additional beds for men and women from December 1 […]