Awesome Food Pantry Support!

Supporters from across Guilford County, and as far away as New York State, have responded to the call to help Greensboro Urban Ministry replenish its food pantry shelves. We are excited to share that your response to our appeal brought in 48,514 pounds of nonperishable food and $47,800 in cash donations in January. The cash […]

‘Everybody Rejoiced With Me’

Everardo Jaimez came to Greensboro Urban Ministry in November 2015 after a serious workplace injury prevented him from continuing to work in construction. Everardo, who has extensive customer service work experience, got into road construction after he was laid off from his position with an insurance company. While working on the road site, Everardo fell […]

A Donor Bill of Rights

We greatly value our donors. You have many choices of where to share your contributions. We consider it a true honor that you make Greensboro Urban Ministry one of your charities of choice. That’s why earlier this year, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Board of Directors formally adopted a Donor Bill of Rights as a guideline for how […]

Taking My Life Back

When I came to Greensboro Urban Ministry, I was a pastor and a military veteran, yet I had no home. I felt like nobody cared, and my heart was so broken. I looked at the resources available to me, and I said, ‘I’m going to embrace what they have here for me.’ I began working […]

2015 Ministry Report

An update on Greensboro Urban Ministry’s work in the community to share the love of God with people in need through practical action. 

A Life Elevated

This time of year takes me back to a New Year’s not so long ago. I moved one cold day — to the backseat of my ’98 Buick. I huddled inside a quilt my godmother made for me and started the car engine as often as I dared to try to stay warm. I landed […]

Little Books of Hope Links

Greensboro Urban Ministry and other partners work with community advocate Amy Murphy (who writes the blog “The Miracles I See”)  to publish the Little Green Book of free meals and the Little Blue Book of free food pantries. These guides are published twice a year. Please link to these guides from here: Little Blue Book […]

Beating Crisis Together

Like many young men from his generation, Harold dropped out of high school to help support his family, taking a job as a custodian and grounds maintenance employee with Guilford County Schools where he worked for twenty-nine years. Harold married, had a family, and purchased his family home. It was a happy life, with Harold […]

Perseverance

The common cold – annoying, exhausting, but rarely life changing. Not so for James Massey. James Massey spent years working in the restaurant industry, working his way into management. A dedicated employee, he frequently worked 60-80 hour weeks. As he puts it, he “couldn’t ask [his] employees to do something he wasn’t willing to do […]

Poetry in Motion

Clement Mallory’s love of language led him to a new beginning of hope and service with kids at Partnership Village, a housing community with supportive services for men, women and families getting back on their feet after experiencing homelessness. A poet by trade, Mallory learned at a young age the importance of reading and literacy […]