Here is a list of highlighted nonprofits who have committed to make a difference in the community.
Feel free to click on each name and check out their websites and see if their mission is something you would like to support through volunteerism.
Adult Center for Enrichment - To enrich the lives of frail and impaired adults, their families, and the community through specialized adult day services, respite care, education and support.
American Red Cross – A humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Anti-Violence Committee of the Piedmont Triad – Serve, promote and empower individuals through violence prevention and education.
Backpack Beginnings - To serve and meet the most basic needs of underprivileged children in Guilford County one backpack at a time. Our aim is to help children create a new beginning by providing them what they need most – food and comfort. To fulfill this mission, BackPack Beginnings has established two programs, the Food BackPack Program and the Comfort BackPack Program.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Piedmont - It’s Big Brothers Big Sisters mission to help children reach their full potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships. We do this by placing a positive role model in a child’s life who volunteers his/her time each week. It’s about having fun and making a difference in the life of a child.
Bryan YMCA – The mission of the YMCA of Greensboro is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The YMCA’s goal is to include everyone, regardless of ability to pay full price.
Carolina Adoption Services – A children’s charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for orphans and vulnerable children worldwide.
Church World Services – Works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world.
Cone Health/Wesley Long & Moses Cone – Serves our communities by preventing illness, restoring health and providing comfort through exceptional people and delivering exceptional care.
Cone Health/Women’s Hospital – Serves our communities by preventing illness, restoring health and providing comfort through exceptional people and delivering exceptional care.
Cove Creek Gardens – is a Teaching Garden that promotes the art of horticulture and the conservation of water and native plants, while providing a “Living Laboratory” for research, learning and interaction with the natural world.
Dismas Charities – Provides quality, cost-effective community-based supervision and treatment services to individuals within the criminal justice system.
Eckerd Family Foundation – Provide and assure solutions that promote the well being of children and families in need of a second chance.
Food Assistance – Offers food, friendship and hope to improve health and wellness for low-income and disabled seniors.
Freedom House – Provides holistic approach to the treatment of addiction for mothers and their children in a structured, christian, family environment.
Friends in Action – Friends in Action motivates and mobilizes young leaders of courage and compassion.
Glenwood Branch Library – In partnership with community, the Greensboro Public Library Strives to provide free and equal access to information, foster lifelong learning, and inspire the joys of reading.
Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina , Inc – Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc promotes the value of work by providing career development services and work opportunities for people with employment needs.
Great Expectations – Empowers youth voice in the community.
Greyhound Friends of North Carolina - Our mission is dedicated to providing adoption services for retired racing Greyhounds, provide for their health and welfare, educate the public about the availability and desirability of greyhounds as pets and place them through adoption into loving homes.
Guilford County Schools – Guilford County Schools (GCS) is the third largest district in the state serving more than 72,000 students across 122 schools in urban, suburban and rural areas. GCS is diverse both in its student body and in its academics. The district serves students who speak 123 languages/dialects and who represent 100 countries.
Interactive Resource Center – Provides help and hope for those experiencing homelessness.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro – Brings together people of all faiths to build quality, affordable homes and thriving neighborhoods where families can build better lives.
Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network – The Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network Inc. is a volunteer self help, not for profit support group for people and families dealing with Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) and related disorders such as Chediak Higashi Syndrome.
Housing Greensboro – Provides decent, safe and affordable housing to low-income households working towards the elimination of substandard housing restoring the dignity and hope to families living in Greensboro neighborhoods.
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro – Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro enhances quality of life by providing expert interdisciplinary care, consultation, support and education for those affected by serious illness, death or grief.
Horse Power - To promote and enhance the welfare of individual with disabilities through the use of horses.
Interactive Resource Center – To provide help and hope for those experiencing Homelessness.
Jewish Family Services of Greensboro Jewish Federation – Our mission is to promote social functioning and families and supports and strengthen Jewish family and community.
The Salvation Army – The Salvation Army, an international movement , is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach The gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human and His name without discrimination.
The Leupold Foundation – The preservation, reproduction and dissemination of the culture of the pipe organ.
Living Force Living Vision – To reward children $10,000+ to graduate with a 3.4 GPA.
LIFESPAN - Transforms the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing education, employment, and enrichment opportunities that promote inclusion, choice, family supports, and other best practices.
Love Links Foster Placement and Adoption Agency, Inc. – Love Links exists to recruit, train and enlist Christian foster families to assist DSS in caring for foster and adoptive children in our area.
Loving Pet Inn Adoption, Inc. – Assures that all companion animals are in stable, loving homes where they are thought of as members of the family.
Mental Health Association in Greensboro – Provides leadership in identifying and addressing mental health needs in Greensboro and serves as an advocate for the mentally ill. Seeks to maximize the mental wellness of individuals, families and communities through education, services, and collaboration with mental health professionals. Serves as a portal for those seeking mental health information and services.
Multiple Sclerosis Society – Central North Carolina Chapter - The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. MS Society exists to make sure it doesn’t.
National MS Society – The National MS society is a collective individuals that wants to do something about MS now – to move together toward a world free of MS stop people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn’t.
New Bethel Baptist Church – Significantly impacting our world with the gospel of Jesus Christ through worship, education, discipleship and service.
North Carolina Right to Life Inc. – To educate and advocate for the protection of all innocent human life from conception to natural death.
New Hope Community Development Group – To strengthen our communities economically, socially, educationally and culturally through activities that broaden the capacity to address the needs and enhance the community’s to rebuild and sustain itself.
NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad - The National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad, Inc. (NCCJ) is a human relations organization that promotes understanding and respect among all cultures, races and religions through advocacy, education and dialogue. NCCJ does not advocate for any particular group or philosophy, but works to build mutual respect among all people—regardless of race, culture, sexual orientation, gender, socioeconomic background or faith.
Operation Xcel – Engages students, parents, and community to increase educational, social and career skills through academic enrichment programs, parenting and advocacy, empowerment workshops and providing access to technology literacy.
Partners Ending Homelessness – Partners Ending Homelessness encourages public understanding of the causes and conditions of homelessness and leads a strong and stable system of care for individuals and families to reduce homelessness in Guilford County.
Pierced Ministries and Rehab Services, Inc. – Returning hope to broken men through Christ-centered recovery, redirection and restoration resulting in productive lives.
Reading Connections – Reading Connections is an adult literacy agency that provides free and confidential services that help to improve basic literacy skills, self-esteem, community service and leadership skills among new adult readers who live or work in Guilford County, NC.
Senior Resources of Guilford - To serve our diverse community of older adults and their families;
by advocating and providing supportive services that enhance the independence, health, and quality of life for older adults.
The Arc of Greensboro – Committed to identifying and securing life-long opportunities for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The American Cancer Society – The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
The P.O.W.E.R of Play Foundation – The P.O.W.E.R of Play provides financial assistance to at risk youth in the Piedmont triad area of NC to participate in athletic, academic and spiritual programs.
The Servant Center – The Servant Center provides hope and services to enable vulnerable, homeless and/or disabled people to be independent members of the community.
The Shoppe, Inc – Dedicated to changing our world one city, state at a time. We are erasing rejection, increasing, connections and empowering people with special needs.
Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro – Involves and sustains older people 60+ or retired who desire to live independently in the community. Provides opportunities for older persons to use their experience, skills, values, and gifts in significant roles in society. Enhances life satisfaction through caring relationships, lifelong learning, creative expression, community service, and the discovery of inner resources.
Triad Highland Games – The Triad Highland Games strive to bring Scottish culture to the Triad community of North Carolina.
UNCG’s Center for New North Carolinians – Builds bridges among immigrant populations and existing communities throughout the state of North Carolina by providing outreach and educational programming, research and evaluation, information services, technical support and immigrant and refugee leadership development.
WhiteStone: A Masonic & Eastern Star Community - United as retirement living leader since 1912.
We are devoted to excellence in hospitality with traditional values promoting fraternal service, dignity, dependability and choice.
Win-Win Resolutions, Inc. – Reduces violence and prejudice in schools and communities by teaching conflict resolution and positive social skills through interactive drama and mentoring programs.
Youth Focus, Inc. – Serves at-risk children who face emotional and/or substance abuse challenges.