BB&T Lighthouse Project at Pathways Center

BB&T work at GUM's Pathways Center

BB&T Lighthouse Project shines at GUM each year, as corporate volunteers turn out to make a difference across our community. The Dealer Commercial Services Team at BB&T chose Pathways Center for its Lighthouse Project recently and created a beautiful outdoor space for the 16 families staying in our shelter on North Church Street. Missy Stewart, […]

Angel’s Revival

Angel Baptist came to Greensboro Urban Ministry after facing the challenges of substance abuse and unhealthy relationships. She is a resident at Partnership Village, a community where women, men and families with children who have experienced homelessness can find support, structure and community as they get back on their feet. “At Partnership Village, I’m learning to […]

Mother’s Day Challenge — You Did It!

Mother's Day Art

Thank you for helping us meet the Mother’s Day Challenge! This special online challenge event raised $11,601, more than doubling our anonymous donor’s original gift. You remember the story: A donor approached us earlier this year with a generous donation and a challenge: Can you make this gift go twice as far? We said: We’d […]

#FeedGSO Drive: 71,950 pounds!

#FeedGSO

Food and cash donations are coming in from last weekend’s #FeedGSO Spring Community Food Drive, and we’re excited to share that your support is pushing our totals well ahead of Spring 2016! As of April 25, our food and cash donations total and equivalent of 71,950 pounds of food that will go to feed hungry […]

Miss Thelma’s Last Thursday

Longtime volunteer Thelma Stevenson

Thelma J. Stevenson, known around GUM affectionately as Miss Thelma, cooked her last lunch today in Potter’s House Community Kitchen. After 30 years, she’s hanging up her apron and retiring. Miss Thelma started cooking in her home and delivering food for our guests in the 1980s. When GUM’s building at 305 W. Gate City Blvd. […]

2016 Ministry Report

Please take a moment to read our 2016 Ministry Report and learn more about our work in the greater Greensboro area.

Volunteer Group Honor Roll

BB&T Lighthouse Project

Each day, more than 100 volunteers donate time and energy to benefit the work and guests at Greensboro Urban Ministry. Many of these volunteers come as part of volunteer groups. Our volunteers make so many things possible by serving meals in Potter’s House, packing emergency grocery bags, reviewing emergency assistance cases, tutoring, listening, and leading […]

Teaming Up for impact

GREENSBORO, N.C. — GUM and Out of the Garden Project are excited to partner this week on a food distribution for families. The event will be from 1-3 p.m. on March 29 at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St. The agencies have food for 200 households and are focusing for this drive on […]

Program director chosen for international exchange

Wendy Scott, LCSW and Beyond GUM program director, is one of 5 candidates from the United States chosen for a prestigious international work exchange program. Wendy will be working in southern England for two weeks with a homeless services agency, learning firsthand about strategies used in the UK to address homelessness. Five candidates from the […]

Cone Health Foundation Offers Challenge Gift for Pantry

Cone Health Foundation is making it easy for you to double your donation to the Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Pantry. The foundation will match every gift up to $5,000. You can easily donate online and designate your gift to GUM’s food ministry. Every gift has an impact, and today will go twice as far to […]