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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.