Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) is a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization, Tax ID 56-0890545. Donations to GUM are tax-deductible.

Your donations to Greensboro Urban Ministry allow us to provide life-changing services for men, women and families. We have several front lines where we meet men, women and families in crisis. For us, the needs that fill our emergency assistance lobby each morning, our Potter’s House Community Kitchen at lunch, and our shelters each evening are equally real and important.

Thank you for your belief in our guests and in us.

We believe in you and our relationship. Our organization has formally adopted A Donor Bill of Rights to guide our fundraising practice at Greensboro Urban Ministry. Please read more about this donor protection.

Donate by Phone

We are pleased to accept your Visa, MasterCard or American Express by phone. Simply call 336.271.5959 ext

Donate Online

We can accept Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

Donate By Mail

Mail your check along with a completed Donation/Pledge Form to the following address:

Greensboro Urban Ministry
305 West Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro NC 27406
Donate Stock

We are pleased to accept your donations of stock. For more information on making gifts of stock please click here

Planned Giving

Planned giving involves integrating your charitable gift into your overall financial, tax and estate planning objectives to maximize benefits to both you and the Greensboro Urban Ministry. To find out more about making a planned gift to Greensboro Urban Ministry please click here.

Sponsor Program

The Urban Ministry Sponsor Program is another great way to give a meaningful gift for friends and family members. Become a sponsor for a day, a week or a month: Weaver House Bed, Potter’s House Table, Child Care, Pathways Apartment, Partnership Village Sponsor. For more information, contact our Development office, at 336.271.5959 ext. 339 or 301.

Honor Gifts

Looking for a special way to recognize your colleagues and business associates during the year? Alternative Giving may be just what you’re looking for! Your gift to the Greensboro Urban Ministry can be made in honor of someone for a special occasion (holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.) or to remember a loved one. Your designee will receive a special acknowledgement card informing them of your generous gift. Make your donation online and enter a dedication or gift message.

Donate Food

The Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Pantry can accept donations Monday – Friday from 8:30AM-4:30PM  . Donations are accepted at theloading dock of the Food Pantry, the entrance is on Eugene Street.  Exact address for GPS would be: 1002 South Eugene Street.
For more information or to organize a food drive please call 336.271.5959 ext 361 or send an email to  For a list of suggested non-perishable food items, please click here.

Attention City, State, County and Federal Employees

You can designate your pledge to Greensboro Urban Ministry through the following:
State Employees Combined Campaign (charity code 1511)
Combined Federal Employees Campaign (charity code 58975)
City/County Employees Campaign (write in “GUM” with United Way Campaign)

Donor Privacy Policy: We do not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else or send mailings on behalf of other organizations. Greensboro Urban Ministry is committed to your privacy.

Fundraising and Assistance Policies: The information set out below provides important guidance regarding Greensboro Urban Ministry fundraising and emergency assistance activities:

  • We do not solicit door to door for financial support.
  • We do not solicit and will not accept money directly from a client in order to provide financial assistance.
  • When Greensboro Urban Ministry provides financial assistance, the money will be paid directly to the provider of the service or need.
  • A Greensboro Urban Ministry application and/or agreement must  be completed prior to services provided.
  • All applications and agreements for services will be made at Greensboro Urban Ministry at 305 West Gate City Blvd., Pathways at 3517 North Church Street, or Partnership Village at 135 Greenbriar Road.

If you have questions about the authenticity of an agreement or assistance offered or requested, please contact Greensboro Urban Ministry at 336.271.5959. The Director of Programs will confirm if a service is a valid Greensboro Urban Ministry program process or not.

Contact our Development Office:  336.271-5959 ext 301.