Overcoming Trauma

Crystal, a bright student who received high marks, was just a semester away from her medical assistant’s degree when she experienced a life-changing trauma that caused a bout of severe depression. As a result, Crystal dropped out of school, lost her job, lost her housing, and found herself at Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Weaver House Singles […]

Second Chances

When Bruce Johnson first came to Greensboro Urban Ministry, he was scared. “I had nowhere to go and no one to call,” says Bruce. He had moved to North Carolina just a few months before after finding little hope or opportunity in Detroit. The streets of Detroit had been harsh for Bruce. He worked hard in […]

Unexpected Challenges

Claire worked minimum wage jobs most of her life never earning more than $25,000.  However, Claire says that she had a comfortable life and was able to travel a little and do the things she enjoyed.  In 2005 when she was laid off during a company merger she wasn’t concerned because she was willing to […]

Greensboro Urban Ministry

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