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By donating to Church World Service, you can help provide refugees with the support they need to start a new life in America.

Financial Contributions

Financial contributions help our program support refugee newcomers in a variety of ways. From making sure a home is stocked with all the necessities from bedding to shower rings to covering unanticipated emergency needs to building the capacity of the program with extra staff on the ground through the AmeriCorps program – every dollar makes a difference.

Make a secure donation today – DONATE NOW - and be sure to check “Greensboro, NC” in the drop down box. Every dollar goes directly to local programming.

You may also donate by check to “Church World Service” with Greensboro in the subject line. Checks can be mailed to:

Church World Service, 620 S. Elm St. Suite 315, Greensboro NC, 27406

How your dollars count:

$5 – Hat and Glove Set for refugee children preparing for winter

$10 – Household items such as twin sheet set or kitchen cleaning supplies

$25 – Rice cooker, baby supplies, or winter jacket

$50 – Child’s car seat, used bicycle with helmet, or kitchen set

$100 -Groceries for a family of 5 or warm clothes for a whole family

$150 – Winter electric bill for families in need

$200 – Duke Energy Deposit

$250 – Full household set up kit for a two bedroom apartment

$500 – 1 months rent

$1000 – 2 months of full time service in support of refugees through the AmeriCorps ACCESS program

Household Items

Each year CWS Greensboro sets up an average of one new apartment per week. That’s a lot of work! We depend on the community to help us meet the needs of new arrivals in a cost effective manner through the in-kind donation of neccessary household items. Items in high demand include:

* Coffee Tables * Lamps * Kitchen Table/Chairs * Blankets (new or professionally cleaned) *  Dressers * Rice Cookers * Pots/Pans * Pillows/Sheets (new only) *  Children’s items * Winter Coats *

At this time, CWS does not have our own moving vehicle so we are unable to do donation pick ups in most cases. We are happy to receive items that can be transported by car or van or to meet individuals with trucks at our storage. Additionally, we partner frequently with the Barnabas Network  for large items suck as couches and would encourage you to contact them for donation pick up in such cases.

In addition to your gently used or new donated household goods – we could very much use your muscles for moving day! We conduct household set ups most weeks. Individuals interested in donating your valuable time, please contact Sarah Ivory at or call 336-617-0381.

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