Greensboro Urban Ministry began as a grassroots effort when leaders from a handful of downtown congregations noticed the great disparity and need in our community. Their goal was simple – to provide the most basic needs of a human being; food and shelter. Now, more than 50 years later, GUM relies on the kindness and […]
Dine in or carry out on Tuesday, May 7th and support Greensboro Urban Ministry! Serving Greensboro Together is a highly successful, all day community event that supports our ministry. Participating restaurants throughout Greensboro agree to donate 10% of their total sales on a given day to help Greensboro Urban Ministry fight hunger. Dine at one […]
Greensboro Urban Ministry, a leading non-profit serving the community for over 50 years announced Kathleen Smith as the incoming Director of Development effective April 1, 2019. Kathleen is a 13 year resident of Greensboro, and a development veteran with over 20 years fundraising and development experience. Smith’s hiring comes as Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) implements […]
Many people come to Greensboro Urban Ministry through a program — as a client, volunteer or donor. Often, the full range of programs provided at our agency are not as well known. In our newest video, learn about the many ways Greensboro Urban Ministry seeks to provide crisis assistance and hope to those in need […]
Expressing the love of God to people in need through practical action in the Greater Greensboro area.
Your donations to Greensboro Urban Ministry allow us to provide life-changing services for men, women and families. We have several front lines where we meet men, women and families in crisis. For us, the needs that fill our emergency assistance lobby each morning, our Potter’s House Community Kitchen at lunch, and our shelters each evening are […]
Our mission is to express the love of God to our neighbors in need by offering food, shelter and solutions. Our vision is stable lives for our neighbors. Our social workers, chaplains, staff and volunteers help those in need to experience this love by helping them find paths to economic stability, personal fulfillment, and spiritual well-being. […]
Greensboro Urban Ministry offers lots of ways for you to get involved. Our volunteers come in all ages and abilities — we all share a belief in one person’s power to make a difference. And together, there is so much we can do! So bring yourself, a friend, your colleagues and join us on the front […]