A Family Ascending

This August will mark two years since the day L.J.’s life turned upside down. “It’s a day I will never forget,” she says, wiping away tears. “It was the first day of school. The sun was shining through the windows. And then there was a knock on my door. Two police officers were outside, telling […]

Share Hope for the Holidays

William Mangum Honor Card

The William Mangum Honor Card for 2016, “Hope in Front of Me” is now on sale and is a terrific way to offer help and hope — and honor friends and family this holiday season! Read more here about the card’s inspiration and find a list of stores and congregations selling the Honor Card. As […]

Winter Wrap-Up

We’d like to thank the many partners who worked with Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) during the winter months to provide shelter to those without housing. GUM is the largest provider of overnight shelter in the city, with 100 beds for men and women and 16 studio apartments for families at Pathways Center. In Weaver House […]

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 […]