2019 - 2020 Guild Events 

The Guild year runs from September through May.  Each year, the membership plans a full calendar of fundraising and friendraising events, as well as activities to foster friendship among members. Explore the events below and learn more about how to get involved

General Membership Meetings

Tuesday, November 12th from 11:30am - 1:00pm at the home of Jeanne Miles, 1113 Hammel Road, Greensboro. 

Donation: New unwrapped children’s toys, books or gift cards for the Holidays

 

Tuesday, January 14th from 11:30-1:00 pm at the home of Joan Glazer, 28 Loch Ridge Drive, Greensboro. 

Donation for Consumer Credit Counseling - Notebooks, pens, pencils or calculators

 

Tuesday, March 10th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 pm at the home of Lindsey Murray - 103 Wentworth Drive, Greensboro

Donation for Healthy Start Baby Shower - Gifts for a new baby; diapers, wipes, toys, clothes, etc

 

Tuesday, May 12th from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Home of Leslye Tuck - 1510 Edgedale Road, Greensboro

The GMMs are an opportunity for us to communicate important Guild information to our members, and we would like to have maximum attendance! 

New Member Orientation and Agency Tour

Tuesday October 15th

12:00 - 1:30 pm at the Families First Center, Tannenbaum Board Road. 

This is open to all members, but especially those who have not yet toured the Agency and would like to learn more about the services provided by Family Service of the Piedmont.  

Wednesday, March 18th

12:00 - 1:30 pm at the Families First Center, First Floor, Burlington Room. 

This is open to all members, but especially those who have not yet toured the Agency and would like to learn more about the services provided by Family Service of the Piedmont.  

This is open to all members, but especially those who have not yet toured the Agency and would like to learn more about the services provided by Family Service of the Piedmont.

Annual Campaign

Begins November 1

The Families First Annual Campaign, the Greensboro Foundation’s yearly direct mail fund drive raises money to help fund the agency's services in the Greensboro community. Recognition: Donors are listed in the Family Service summer newsletter distributed to 6,000 households and businesses throughout Guilford County. Guild and Foundation Chairs assist with the Campaign

Guild Gems Bundle of Giving Program

Begins August 29th

This program allows you to consolidate all your annual support of Family Service of Greensboro Foundation and the Guild into a single pledge made by December 31. Guild Gems Bundles of Giving combines participation in all Guild social and fund-raising events for the year as well as the Greensboro Foundation's Annual Campaign and Endowment fund.

Change-ing Lives

Begins November 1st

A Greensboro Foundation awareness and fundraising event for Clara House domestic violence shelter, and other victims of abuse. This event reaches out to local churches, schools and businesses and asks their members, students and patrons to collect coins, dollars or checks by filling individual Baby Bottles. The Guild partners with the Foundation to oversee this event.

Lunch with Family Service

315 E. Washington Street

Greensboro, NC 

 

Quarterly, hour-long informational sessions over lunch at the agency’s

Greensboro offices. Allows established Guild members and new friends to learn more about Family Service’s programs, and tour the facility.

Holiday Happening!

December 6th, 2019 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Starmount Forest Country Club

1 Sam Snead, Greensboro, NC

Guild members join together and invite friends to The Holiday Luncheon. The event takes place the first week of December at Greensboro Country Club. Before the season consumes you, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch and learn about fresh ideas on ways to enhance your holiday experience. All proceeds will be used to purchase needed items for Clara House and Family Service of the Piedmont.

BIG HAIR Ball

January 25th, 2019 7:00 pm-11:00 pm

Grandover Resort and Conference Center, 1000 Club Road, Greensboro

The BHB includes a cocktail reception followed by a runway fashion show featuring outsized hairdos and outré outfits created by local designers. Members of the Junior Guild serve as models, with outfits inspired by each model’s corporate or individual sponsor.

Recognition: Sponsors are listed on the event invitation and program, on signs at the event, and in the Guild and Family Service newsletter and Annual Report. Top sponsorships include a model to showcase, invitations to pre-event cocktails and dinner party.

Oyster Roast

Friday, May 1st, 7:00-11:00 PM

This annual spring fundraiser is a partnership between the Guild and the Greensboro Foundation. The Oyster Roast takes place in April at the home of a community resident. The Oyster Roast is an outdoor elegantly casual event that attracts 1,000 attendees each year. In addition, top sponsors may attend a pre-event cocktail reception inside the hosts’ home.Recognition: Sponsors and Hosts are listed on the event invitation and receive a button to wear at the event. Sponsors (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum) are also listed on signs at the event and in the Family Service newsletter and Annual Report. Signage may be placed in yard of event hosts or sponsors.

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