Finding The Way Home: Ross

One in a periodic series of posts about our residents who are finding help, hope and solutions at Greensboro Urban Ministry.  When Ross* arrived at Weaver House shelter, the 34-year-old paced the lobby, talking to himself intently. He came into the shelter in October 2015. Weaver House Director Michael Pearson and the staff quickly noticed […]

Meet Our Executive Director

The Rev. Myron W. Wilkins, trained social worker and minister, joined Greensboro Urban Ministry on June 1. Wilkins has been a leader in the faith and nonprofit community for 20 years. He has lived and worked in several regions of the United States, opportunities that have built a broad knowledge of the obstacles to prosperity […]

Sequestration

What does Sequestration mean for Urban Ministry? Greensboro Urban Ministry is very fortunate not to heavily rely on government funds to support our operations. In fact, only $172,677 came from all government sources last year out of $5,839,172 in revenue (Federal – $67,253; State – $70,578; City – $34,846; County – $0). However, sequestration will […]

CROP

Uniting the Community for a Common Goal When issues of the “Fiscal Cliff” and “Sequestration” where causing division in political circles, further compounding the already charged political climate this past Fall, the Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk and Run served as a unifying agent within our community. Over 6,000 individuals took a stand on October […]