United Way Day of Action Promotes Volunteerism in Greensboro, June 21
Greensboro, NC (May 23, 2019) – United Way of Greater Greensboro, in partnership with The Volunteer Center of Greensboro and local community organizations, is promoting volunteerism on United Way’s Day of Action, June 21.
On and around June 21, tens of thousands of people across the globe volunteer as part of United Way Worldwide’s Day of Action. Locally in Greensboro, all members of the community are encouraged to make a difference one volunteer hour at a time.
United Way’s Day of Action provides opportunities for volunteers, donors and advocates to be part of solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives.
Visit www.UnitedWayGSO.org/Volunteer to sign up.
Volunteer opportunities throughout the week include:
- Serving lunch at Greensboro Urban Ministry
- Landscaping at the Interactive Resource Center
- Landscaping at The Servant Center
- Sorting donations at Out of the Garden Project
- Sorting donations at The Salvation Army of Greensboro Family Store & Donation Center
- Sorting donations at Greensboro Urban Ministry
Multiple shifts are available for both individuals and groups.
END POVERTY: United Way of Greater Greensboro is creating a bold movement to end local poverty. Greensboro ranks 31% above the national poverty average. 57,000 Greensboro residents, which includes one out of every four children, lives in poverty. Join us and support our partnerships that work together to help: Kids succeed in school and life, Adults learn new skills and land jobs, Seniors access needed care, ENTIRE families thrive. GIVE, ADVOCATE, VOLUNTEER – Local impact for 96 years and counting. The federal government defines poverty as family of four earning $24,600 per year. According to local self-sufficiency standards many four-member households need to earn around $60,000 to meet basic needs without subsidized assistance. www.unitedwaygso.org