• Gone But Not Forgotten: In Memorial of Duncan Butler

    For more than 20-years, I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Duncan Butler. It was a friendship which began at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church over a shared love of music and a desire to pass that along to the younger generations. Throughout the years, we would see one another at various events, but in 2011 I […]

  • Double Your Impact

    After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, join us in kicking off the holiday giving season with Giving Tuesday! Your gift will provide food and shelter to your neighbors in need, but it will also empower people to find a way out of poverty. Every gift is a gift of hope! DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT ON GIVING […]

  • Be the Light!

    Recently, we noticed the same car parked under the street light in our lot for several nights in a row.  “I don’t have anywhere to go. I have a job, I just need to get on my feet,” said the woman in the car.  ~ Current Resident of Weaver House  On that morning before the sun […]

  • On the Front Lines of Help and Hope

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Greensboro Urban Ministry

    Expressing the love of God to people in need through practical action in the Greater Greensboro area.

About Us

Greensboro Urban Ministry’s 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. 

We have served the Greensboro community since 1967.

Poverty is an equal-opportunity destroyer. Lack of food, funds and affordable housing create true disasters in the lives of our guests. Our goal is to be there first with them to help them dig out of the rubble and return to stability as quickly as possible.

Learn more about us by reading our website, the latest news in our homepage News Tab section, our Recent Posts at the bottom of each page, and on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

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Thank you to our corporate sponsors:

Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Corporate Sponsors provide important support  and awareness-raising for our events and special campaigns. Hover your mouse over the corporate logo to see which events each sponsor is participating in to support the work of Greensboro Urban Ministry in our community!

Be the Light!

Recently, we noticed the same car parked under the street light in our lot for several nights in a row.  “I don’t have anywhere to go. I have a job, I just need to get on my feet,” said the woman in the car.  ~ Current Resident of Weaver House  On that morning before the sun […]

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On the Front Lines of Help and Hope

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 […]

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Mother's Day Art

It’s On! Mother’s Day Challenge

The Mother’s Day Challenge is on for 2018, and we’ve got exciting news: Thanks to your support last year, you’ve inspired more donors to sweeten this year’s pot. In May 2017, we asked you if you could double a $10,000 anonymous challenge gift – and you answered with about $11,600 in donations! This caught the […]

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Thanks for a successful #FeedGSO food drive

Thanks to your support, this spring’s #FeedGSO Community Food Drive raised 65,325 pounds of nonperishable food and $4,663.77 in cash donations for the food pantry. Local grocery stores, News 2 Food 2 Families, Well-Spring Retirement Community and three dozen congregations teamed up with Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) for the spring #FeedGSO Community Food Drive on […]

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January Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter! Source: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Thank-you-for-making-an-impact-on-poverty-in-Greensboro–.html?soid=1118460152764&aid=kSbqyFlotBY

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A Circle of Light

It’s 7 p.m. at Grace Community Church, and the Wednesday dinner for the Glenwood community is ending. Twelve of the dinner guests bypass the parking lot and head into the Weaver Extension (WE) site next door. The WE site is a shelter partnership with Greensboro Urban Ministry that provides a safe bed for 12 men […]

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WE site shelters keep more men and women safe on the coldest nights of the year.

Fed. Sheltered. Safe.

From Dec. 1 through March 31 each year, Greensboro Urban Ministry partners with congregations to provide 70 more shelter beds for homeless men and women. These Weaver Extension (WE) sites are keeping more people fed, sheltered and safe this winter. The cost for Urban Ministry to provide the Weaver Extension (WE) program will be approximately […]

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Greensboro Urban Ministry staff and volunteers performed carols at this week's holiday party.

Season’s Blessings

At Greensboro Urban Ministry, we value working with you, our supporters, to create a circle of light into which our guests can step to find help and hope. Here are a few moments from our holiday season. Hover your mouse over each photo to read more about each image. We wish people of all faiths […]

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White Flag Warming Centers Open

This weekend, White Flag Warming Centers will be open to give people living outside refuge from dangerous cold. The Interactive Resource Center, (IRC) lead agency for this critical project, is flying the white flag outside the day center at 407 E. Washington Street. The YWCA and Greensboro Urban Ministry will work with IRC to coordinate […]

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Holiday Pottery Sale at Urban Ministry, 12/5-12/7

Are you looking for a great holiday gift and an opportunity to help people in need in Greensboro? Join us for the Holiday Pottery Event @ Urban Ministry! The three-day event runs from Tuesday, December 5, through Thursday, December 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Greensboro Urban Ministry Board Room, at the […]

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Honor Card 30th Sponsorship

Flow Buick GMC has signed on as Presenting Sponsor for the Honor Card 30th Anniversary Season. General Manager Rhett Blanchard presented a check for $10,000 to artist William Mangum and Greensboro Urban Ministry Executive Director Myron Wilkins today. “We are so pleased to be the Presenting Sponsor for the 30th season of the William Mangum […]

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Feast of Caring on November 16

Thursday, November 16 is Feast of Caring day. Please join us for this wonderful tradition to kick off the holiday season. Feast of Caring Express will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, at First Baptist Church, 1000 W. Friendly Ave. Musical guest will be Turner Battle. Dinner will be […]

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Pottery Pop-Up

One Night Sneak Peek!

Pottery Pop-Up for the Feast is First Friday, Nov. 3. Get a sneak peek at the beautiful handcrafted pottery created for our annual Feast of Caring events. Center for Visual Artists is hosting the event at the CVA Gallery at 200 N. Davie St. in the Greensboro Cultural Center. Many of the pieces were created […]

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Join us for the 30th Honor Card Luncheon

Join Bill Mangum and friends for the 30th anniversary kickoff of the holiday Honor Card on Tuesday, October 31, to celebrate this wonderful annual tradition. The luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., in Greensboro. Seating is limited and reservation are required by Tuesday, October 24. RSVP […]

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