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 […]

It’s On! Mother’s Day Challenge

Mother's Day Art

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 […]

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 […]

January Newsletter

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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 […]

Fed. Sheltered. Safe.

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

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 […]

Season’s Blessings

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]