United Way of Greater High Point

Community Connection Newsletter


Fall is here, and United Way of Greater High Point is excited to announce a variety of upcoming events and initiatives to support our community!

“Believe in your heart that you’re meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.”

― Roy T. Bennett

Community Power: Transforming Lives Through Supporting Our Partner Agencies

To witness the impact and understand the change that's been brought about, we encourage you to watch the video. It showcases how your support has made a real difference in our community.

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Message from the President

In this issue, we invite you to read about our ongoing efforts and discover how you can join us in creating meaningful change. We hope you enjoy reading about the ways your United Way is making a difference every single day!

Thank you for all you do to LIVE UNITED. We look forward to keeping you connected.

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Meet Our Financial Department!

Our Finance Department, with their exceptional expertise and diligent efforts, plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient management and allocation of resources, driving the success of our impactful community initiatives.

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Fans for Seniors

We would like to highlight the success of 'Fans for Seniors,' a collaborative initiative by United Way of Greater High Point and Senior Resources of Guilford. Thanks to the generous support from YOU and our community, we provided much-needed relief to over 200 seniors during the hot summer months, ensuring their safety and comfort.

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NEW Initiative: Mindfulness Matters

Uh-oh! It seems you've stumbled upon a work in progress! Our logo is undergoing construction at the moment. Stay tuned and remember to revisit to www.unitedwayhp.org to discover more about Mindfulness Matters once it's all set!

Mindfulness Matters, a new and impactful initiative by United Way of Greater High Point, aims to support teens and children by providing a comprehensive program that fosters mental health and well-being through mindfulness practices and resources. Stay tuned for more updates on this new initiative!

CANpaign Food Drive

Join United Way of Greater High Point as we kickoff the 2023 campaign season with the 14th Annual CANpaign Food Drive! With your help, we can help restock our local food pantries and meet the needs of hundreds of our community's most vulnerable citizens whose lives are impacted by economic difficulty.

Are you interested in participating?

Please contact Jane Liebscher. [email protected]

815 Phillips Ave High Point, NC 27262


5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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We are thrilled to announce that Matt Penley, a visionary entrepreneur, will be taking the helm as the Cabinet Chair for our 2023 campaign. With his exceptional leadership and innovative spirit, we are confident that Matt will steer us toward new heights of success.

UWGHP Fill the Bus

It’s “Fill the Bus” for our 14th Annual CANpaign Food Drive!

Come out to Walmart 2710 N Main Street & help restock 17 local food pantry shelves!

Date: Thursday, September 14th.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come out to Walmart 2628 S Main Street & help restock 17 local food pantry shelves!

Date: Friday, September 15th.

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


UWGHP Stuff the Ambulance

We’re excited to announce that Guilford County EMS has partnered with Guilford County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics, and IAFF Local 5066 to collect non-perishable food items! Come out to 2701 North Main Street, High Point, on Wednesday, September 12, 2023, 9 am - 4:00 pm.

Date: Tuesday, September 12th.

Time: 9:00 am -4:00 pm

CANpaign Night at the Rockers Stadium

Join us on September 5th, 2023, from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the High Point Rockers Stadium! Last year, about 1,200 canned goods were collected to help restock the local food pantries. We are forever grateful for the generosity of the Greater High Point Community! Your support helps us to make measurable differences in the lives of our neighbors. #LIVEUNITED

2023 Annual Meeting Highlights

We're excited to share the highlights from our 2023 Annual Meeting, where our community came together to commemorate our achievements and plan for a brighter future. With unwavering commitment and support, we celebrated the positive impact we've made, discussed our ongoing initiatives, and set ambitious goals for the coming year. Thank you for being a part of our united efforts in creating positive change within our community!

Click Here to Hear Logan Maxwell's Amazing Voice from The Arc of High Point

Press Release



AAI Kickoff Luncheon


United Way of Greater High Point is excited to announce the upcoming "2023 AAI Kickoff Event Luncheon," a captivating lunch and learn experience designed to usher in a year of community service, continuous learning, leadership, and networking opportunities.

The "2023 AAI Kickoff Event Luncheon" will take place at Carolina Core Wellness located at 4000 Ossi Ct, High Point, NC 27265, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on August 24th. Attendees will have the chance to immerse themselves in insightful discussions surrounding the State of our Community, with City of High Point Government Manager, Tasha Logan Ford, as our esteemed keynote speaker.

#Shoutout to our emcee, Natalie Wilson from FOX8.

Project Board Development

PBD is a leadership development program designed to identify, recruit and train a diverse group of candidates for referral to serve on committees and governing boards of area health and human service organizations. Classes are held in the Spring and Fall. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, classes are currently being held virtually.


To join please contact Latoya Bullock at [email protected] or call at 336-883-4127.

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$mart Money



In collaboration with Family Service of the Piedmont and Community Resource Network, $MART MONEY is a series of financial literacy and coaching classes designed to equip attendees with the tools needed for financial success. Thanks to grants from Truist, Wells Fargo, and The Foundation for a Healthy High Point, there is no fee to attend. Registration is required so be sure to reserve your spot today! Check out the schedule for August on our website!

Click Here to Learn More about $mart Money!

Wyndham Championship

We invite you to relive the excitement of the Wyndham Championship by exploring the captivating highlights from the golf tournament. As you delve into these remarkable moments, you'll also witness how your support has enabled us to make a positive impact on our community through programs like the Backpacks Program, providing vital nourishment to over 1,900 children weekly.

So, take a moment to enjoy the golfing brilliance and the meaningful difference we've made together.

Press Release

Women in Motion Grant Recipient

The Women in Motion Recipient Grant aims to empower and uplift deserving women in our community, supporting them in their journey toward growth and success.

Women in Motion is thrilled to announce the winner of their 2023 grant! Congratulations to the on-site counseling program at West End Ministries, Inc.! With this funding, they will be able to provide even more hours of free and accessible counseling to women in our community, empowering them to overcome challenges and live life to their fullest potential. Join us in congratulating them on this incredible achievement

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