Support the Newly Rehoused

James is getting resettled into his own apartment, after several years of living outside. He has a mental condition that makes it really hard for him to trust that he can be safe around others, but he’s worked hard with his case manager and other supporters to begin to regain his sense of confidence. One […]

Just Mercy: A Book Study

Join Rev. Frank Dew, chaplaincy program director at Greensboro Urban Ministry, and The Servant Leadership School for a powerful look at our justice system and how we can seek justice for all. Just Mercy: A Book Study begins on Tuesday, January 19, and will run through March 22. The study will meet from 12:30 to […]

WE site case management

Greensboro Urban Ministry has contracted with local nonprofit agency Turning Point 180 this winter to provide case management services to clients staying in Weaver Extension shelters. Each winter, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Weaver House shelter program coordinates Weaver Extension (WE) shelter sites with congregational partners to offer additional beds for men and women from December 1 […]

White Flag Warming Centers

On dangerously cold nights this winter, the Interactive Resource Center, YWCA and Greensboro Urban Ministry will be working with the city to ensure those who are living outside have a safe place to escape the frigid temperatures. For those experiencing homelessness who are not staying in shelters, living outside in places unfit for human habitation […]

Lowering Barriers

We are building our capacity on our front lines of service. In addition, we are identifying and lowering barriers that can prevent our guests from getting the help they need. Our Board has chosen to invest a significant portion of Greensboro Urban Ministry’s endowment resources to serve our guests better. Our work has focused on […]

Updated Little Green, Blue Books

Greensboro Urban Ministry and other partners work with community advocate Amy Murphy (who writes the blog “The Miracles I See”)  to publish the Little Green Book of free meals and the Little Blue Book of free food pantries. These guides are published twice a year. Please link to these guides from here: Little Blue Book […]

#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 […]

Birthday Wish for Others

Claxton Elementary third-grader Sophie Rocco stopped by GUM one afternoon in August to bring us something special: 100 cans of non-perishable food, which she got at her birthday party instead of presents! Thanks, Sophie, for sharing with us and helping those who are hungry!

Clash for a Cause

Six Triad potters took to their wheels Friday night to support the fourth annual Clash of the Potters. The event, co-hosted by Center for Visual Artists and Greensboro Urban Ministry, is a contest with heart: The pottery created goes to Urban Ministry’s annual Feast of Caring fundraiser in November. Clash of the Potters, a wheel-to-wheel […]

Meet Our Executive Director

The Rev. Myron W. Wilkins, trained social worker and minister, joined Greensboro Urban Ministry on June 1. Wilkins has been a leader in the faith and nonprofit community for 20 years. He has lived and worked in several regions of the United States, opportunities that have built a broad knowledge of the obstacles to prosperity […]