Pay It Forward! How You Can Volunteer: Make A Meal, Donate Books, Yard Work

GREENSBORO, NC-- This week was the "Week of Caring" for the United Way of Greater Greensboro. It reminds us all we can do something for whatever community we live in.

Carie Jones-Barrow, Community Investment Specialist with the United Way says the many events this week helped every age group, every socio-economic background and gave folks all kinds of opportunities to take part in making their community better.

Events included the beautification at Weaver YMCA, mobile meals, making meals for domestic violence victims that are served by Family Services of the Piedmont and much more.

While this weeks events are wrapping up, there are serving opportunities throughout every community all year long. In Guilford county you call find out how to make a difference by getting in touch with Volunteer Center Of Greensboro (And Guilford County).

If you have children's book, the book drive will continue on. The goal is to make summer learning loss a thing of the past and put books in the hands of kids before they leave for summer break. Drop off book at the United Way of Greater Greensboro 1500 Yanceyville St, Greensboro, NC 27405 (336) 378-6600.

You can always call 211 and United Way of North Carolina will get you in touch with the volunteer center in your area or the organization that co-ordinates volunteers.


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