Leading local fight against hunger

Greater Greensboro CROP Walk Steering Committee Chair Gary Owens knows what it’s to like to feel hungry — that’s why he’s spent much of his life working to prevent others from feeling those familiar pangs of having to go without. When Gary was in elementary school, his family struggled to put food on the table. […]

It’s time to #FeedGSO!


Greensboro Urban Ministry’s food pantry helps many men, women and families with children who struggle with food insecurity. The pantry’s shelves remain stocked thanks primarily to your generous donations! Twice a year, GUM works with congregations and grocery stores for the weekend #FeedGSO food drives. The fall #FeedGSO food drive will be Oct. 20 and […]

Groove Jam breaks new record

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 […]

The Honor Card 2015

Start here to connect with all the information you need to purchase the Honor Card for 2015! You can order online or purchase from any of the locations below: Honor Cards will be available at the following locations in Greensboro: William Mangum Fine Art Gallery, 2166 Lawndale Drive (Mid-November) Greensboro Urban Ministry, 305 West Gate […]

Thank you, CROP Walkers

A crowd of 4,000 turned out Sunday, Oct. 18, to support the Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk. The beautiful cool weather set a fantastic stage for the Greensboro event, which is the nation’s second largest walk. Since 1981 local congregations, companies, residents and service clubs have worked with Greensboro Urban Ministry and Church World Service […]

Sharing shout-out

Long before the first soup simmers for the Feast of Caring, potters are throwing the clay, firing up the kiln and glazing the pots for the beautiful pieces you choose from at the Feast of Caring. Earlier this year, Potters of the Piedmont donated finished pieces to Greensboro Urban Ministry during the Spring Pottery Festival. […]

Clash for a Cause

Six Triad potters took to their wheels Friday night to support the fourth annual Clash of the Potters. The event, co-hosted by Center for Visual Artists and Greensboro Urban Ministry, is a contest with heart: The pottery created goes to Urban Ministry’s annual Feast of Caring fundraiser in November. Clash of the Potters, a wheel-to-wheel […]

Holiday Honor Card

Eternal Hope Hope is a universal force. It provides the spark that keeps us moving through tough times and helps keep our dreams alive. As we draw near to another Holiday Season I can’t help but reflect on those who are struggling to maintain some remnant of hope. All around us are people whose lives […]

Feast of Caring

A simple meal of soup and bread. An evening filled with fellowship and love. The spirit of giving. These are the ingredients that make up the Annual Feast of Caring event. This year we celebrate the 23rd annual event of fellowship and support for Greensboro Urban Ministry and the twenty-sixth anniversary of the William Mangum […]

Holidays without Hunger

Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro will host the first-ever Meals of Hope meal-packing event to benefit the food insecure in the Triad area. Volunteers from local organizations, churches, and civic groups will gather to assemble 100,000 meals to be delivered to Greensboro Urban Ministry, an organization that operates through contributions made by Greensboro residents, local service […]