The Volunteer Behind the Honor Card

N.C. artist Bill Mangum’s contributions to those in need each year through the Honor Card program are well-known to Greensboro Urban Ministry supporters. His contributions at Potter’s House Community Kitchen may be less known to many who know and love his annual holiday card designs. Each Wednesday morning since 1991, Bill has volunteered for the […]

Thank you, CROP Walkers

A crowd of 4,000 turned out Sunday, Oct. 18, to support the Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk. The beautiful cool weather set a fantastic stage for the Greensboro event, which is the nation’s second largest walk. Since 1981 local congregations, companies, residents and service clubs have worked with Greensboro Urban Ministry and Church World Service […]

Sharing shout-out

Long before the first soup simmers for the Feast of Caring, potters are throwing the clay, firing up the kiln and glazing the pots for the beautiful pieces you choose from at the Feast of Caring. Earlier this year, Potters of the Piedmont donated finished pieces to Greensboro Urban Ministry during the Spring Pottery Festival. […]

#LoadUpTheScoreboard

Northwest Guilford Vikings and The Summit Church Oak Ridge are scoring together in the fight against hunger. On Friday nights this fall, the church has launched a Twitter campaign to #LoadUptheScoreboard — the church is contributing one meal for every point the Vikings score at football games. When one of the church families heard about […]

Food Drive Update: 50,438 pounds and counting!

Thank you to all the shoppers, store managers, staff, congregations and volunteers who turned out Oct. 9-11 to support the Leadership Semi-Annual Food Drive!  So far, 50,438 pounds have been collected for the Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Pantry. We are still receiving contributions from several congregations that held drives as well, so stay tuned for […]

Thank you, August volunteers!

A special thank you to our corporate Best Buy volunteers (pictured above). They helped us with the Clash of the Potter’s Event on August 21 at the Cultural Arts Center downtown. Learn more about the event and see more photos here! Civic: Boy Scouts of America, Greensboro Jaycees, Omega Fraternity Schools: Bennett College, Breckinridge Nursing School, Duke […]

Thank you, July volunteers!

A special thanks to Ebenezer Lutheran Youth Group (pictured above) for making Greensboro Urban Ministry part of their local mission outreach in July. They worked in the Food Bank, Potter’s House Community Kitchen and helped update marketing and registration materials for our CROP Walk 2015! These groups also joined us last month: Corporate:   Analog Devices, […]

Serving Others

Two things these volunteers have in common – a love of singing and a love to serve others. Linda and Spencer Sullivan met Lee Ann Browing while singing in the choir at Oak Ridge United Methodist Church. After Lee Ann was offered a chance opportunity to be a substitute server with the Sullivans at a […]