United Way of Greater Greensboro

Sep 29, 2010

Greensboro United Way targets results

As United Way begins its annual fundraising campaign to support roughly 65 health-and-human-service programs at its 30 partner agencies, it is counting on results from those programs to persuade donors to dig deeper and give more in the face of a troubled economy and rising demand for services.

Apr 20, 2010

Women to Women Endowment to award grants

The Women to Women Endowment at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has raised roughly $1.6 million in cash and pledges in the quiet phase of a campaign to raise $3 million, and is accepting letters of intent for its first round of grants.

Jul 6, 2009

Greensboro United Way steps up fundraising

Faced with a decline in major gifts, and projecting it will collect a smaller share of donors’ pledges, United Way has cut costs and shifted spending to focus more staff on fundraising year-round.

Feb 10, 2009

Fund targets rising emergency needs

Operation Greensboro Cares has raised $374,000 through a special drive to raise funds to help address the rising demand for food and shelter.

Dec 17, 2008

Greensboro mobilizes to help needy

As the recession hits home for more and more Greensboro residents, local charities and businesses are coming together to help their own.

Nov 25, 2008

Greensboro United Way midway in drive

Halfway through its annual drive, which has a goal of raising $13 million, United Way of Greater Greensboro says it has raised just over $6 million.

May 1, 2008

Greensboro United Way taps new leader

United Way of Greater Greensboro has tapped Keith Barsuhn, a veteran United Way leader from Ohio, as president and CEO.

Apr 25, 2008

Guilford homeless group names director

Jehan Benton has been tapped as director of Guilford County’s effort to end chronic homelessness within the next decade.

Mar 14, 2008

Greensboro United Way raises $13 million

United Way of Greater Greensboro raised nearly $13.2 million during its latest campaign, topping its goal by $160,000.