Guilford County Volunteer

Living Faith- Feeding the Hungry

I grew up Catholic and have always cherished the tradition of abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent, the season leading up to Easter.  There are about 1.2 billion Catholics around the world today, most of which will fast together.  If you pay close attention, you will notice nearly all of the fast food chains…

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Giving Tuesday Made Easy at A Simple Gesture Greensboro

After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it isn’t surprising that many don’t have the time, energy or resources to participate in Giving Tuesday.  At A Simple Gesture-Greensboro, we make it so simple to give that you can feel good about giving while exerting very little effort.  After all, “simple” is in our name! Giving Tuesday is…

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Help A Simple Gesture Reach 30 Corporate Partners

A Simple Gesture GSO nonprofit organization

A Simple Gesture – Greensboro is a non-profit organization that helps alleviate hunger right here in Guilford County.  We have achieved amazing things since beginning in 2015.  In a little over a year, A Simple Gesture – Greensboro has collected over 133,000 pounds of food!  But there is still much to do and you can…

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Guilford County Senior Project Opportunity

Are you a Guilford County high school senior seeking a rewarding senior project volunteer opportunity?  Consider the many opportunities for senior projects at A Simple Gesture – Greensboro. A Simple Gesture – Greensboro is a non-profit organization that helps alleviate hunger right here in Guilford County.  We have achieved amazing things since beginning in 2015.…

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A Simple Gesture = Big Results

Greensboro volunteers, you are making a huge difference in the efforts to reduce hunger in Guilford County through your food donations and the donations of time to A Simple Gesture. During our August food drive, which took place on August 13, we collected 22,470 pounds of food, our largest collection so far.  In a little…

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Feeding Kids All Summer!

A Simple Gesture couldn’t be more excited to be teaming up with Backpack Beginnings, Out of the Garden Project and Greensboro Parks and Rec to make sure kids don’t go hungry this summer! A Simple Gesture has been asked to collect kid-friendly food that children can eat on weekends. We need your help! Here’s a…

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We Count on Volunteers and Drivers

Greensboro/Guilford County has been identified as the third most Food Insecure municipality in the country. While many residents understood that we have a problem, few knew the problem of hunger was this severe in our community. A Simple Gesture was formed to help alleviate this problem by establishing a food collection program that will tap…

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Food Banks and Pantries

We are pleased to announce that our first Food Banks/Pantries to be served are Out of the Garden, BackPack Beginnings, and Greensboro Urban Ministry. We want to thank Don Milholen of Out of the Garden, Parker White of BackPack Beginnings, and Rev. Mike Aiken of Greensboro Urban Ministry for their support in establishing A Simple…

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