Fox8 Video Series on Local Community Foundations - Greensboro Stories


In March 2016, WGHP FOX8 launched "Fox8 Spotlight on the Community Foundations." The series broadcasts a weekly story regarding the philanthropy work being done in the Triad by the High Point Community Foundation, The Winston-Salem Foundation and the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

The following news segments focus on the foundation's investments in the Greater Greensboro area.


‘One man’s trash’ gets new life at Reconsidered Goods in Greensboro - October 16, 2019 (Reconsidered Goods)

Girls in middle, high school find mentorship with Leadership LINKS in Greensboro - September 25, 2019 (Leadership Links)

Music community bands together to help end poverty in Greensboro with collaborative album - September 04, 2019 (Culture Pushers/United Way of GG)

NC Fusion teaches kids life skills through soccer in Greensboro - August 14, 2019 (NC Fusion (formerly Greensboro United Soccer Association/Foundation)

Kim Harris revives the music of the Underground Railroad in Greensboro concert - July 24, 2019 (New Garden Friends Meeting)

Higher Ground in Greensboro offers sanctuary for people living with HIV - July 03, 2019 (Higher Ground)

Action Greensboro works to make city even more welcoming, a great place to work and live - June 12, 2019 (Action Greensboro)

Caring Services in High Point turns lives around, takes on homelessness and addiction - May 22, 2019 (Caring Services in High Point/ Partners Ending Homelessness)

Take a dive into Greensboro’s unusual museum Elsewhere - May 01, 2019 (Elsewhere Collaborative)

Future Fund preps for big event in Greensboro to help support local organizations - April 10, 2019 (Future Fund)

Center for New North Carolinians helps newcomers to the US ease into their new life - March 20, 2019 (Center for New North Carolinians)

Greensboro’s NC Institute of Political Leadership trains the public service leaders of tomorrow - February 27, 2019 (NC Institute of Political Leadership)

Greensboro parks ‘changed the landscape of downtown Greensboro’ - February 06, 2019 (Greensboro Downtown Parks)

Grant helps Humane Society of the Piedmont become ‘a better clinic’ - January 16, 2019 (Humane Society of the Piedmont)

High school students hands-on experience as philanthropists - December 26, 2018 (Teen Grantmaking Council)

Volunteer Center of Greensboro helps to find helping hands - December 05, 2018 (Volunteer Center of Greensboro)

Greensboro non-profit helps those still reeling after devastating tornado - November 14, 2018 (Housing Consultants Group)

‘A Simple Gesture’ makes big impact on food insecurity in Guilford County - October 24, 2018 (A Simple Gesture)

Greensboro Downtown Greenway growing with community support - October 10, 2018 (Greensboro Downtown Greenway)

Greensboro Urban Ministry offers food, shelter, solutions - September 12, 2018 (Greensboro Urban Ministry)

Greensboro’s Family Success Center changes lives with adult and child education - August 22, 2018 (United Way Family Success Center)

Industries of the Blind in Greensboro turns to the future - August 01, 2018 (Industries of the Blind)

Truck Experience fires up engines for Fun Fourth celebration - July 11, 2018 (July4th Festival)

A family first: Greensboro teen who came to the Triad not knowing a word of English is headed to a four-year college - June 20, 2018 (John R. Kernodle Memorial Scholarship)

Girls learn, make friends through Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont program - May 30, 2018 (Girl Scouts Peaks to Piedmont)

Greensboro organization offers free education-based program to teach young men important life skills - May 09, 2018 (Crossroads: Pathways to Success)

Greensboro program provides pregnant and homeless women with resources, place to stay - April 18, 2018 (Partners Ending Homelessness / Room at the Inn)

Greensboro Housing Hub works as one-stop location for people needing affordable housing - March 28, 2018 (Greensboro Housing Hub)

Speakers to address important social topics during all-day forum in Greensboro - March 07, 2018 (TEDxGreensboro)

Program at Guilford College helps Latino, international students find path to college - February 14, 2018 (Guilford College / Soy Un Lider)

Greensboro program helps pregnant girls and new moms - January 24, 2018 (Youth Focus / My Sister Susan's House)

Program helps kids improve literacy skills while playing basketball - January 03, 2018 (Kids Poetry Basketball)

Center helps join together Nepalese community in Triad - December 20, 2017 (Triad Nepalese Community Center)

Greensboro program helps engage underserved youth in leadership initiatives - November 22, 2017 (The Sparrow's Nest)

After-school program teaches Greensboro students unique skill-sets - November 01, 2017 (Communities in Schools of Greater Greensboro)

Guilford County organization helps provide school system with needed resources - October 11, 2017 (Guilford Education Alliance)

Organization works with hundreds of nonprofits in Guilford County - September 20, 2017 (Guilford Nonprofit Consortium)

Non-profit provides resources to get people back on their feet - August 30, 2017 (WRLP, Inc.)

Parents, students help tend community garden at Greensboro elementary school - August 09, 2017

Woman creates Kombucha through community kitchen in Greensboro - July 19, 2017

Cove Creek Gardens in Greensboro helps students get hands-on - June 28, 2017

ArtsGreensboro hosts outdoor concert series - June 07, 2017

Community Theatre of Greensboro prepares for Madagascar Junior - May 17, 2017

More than 110,000 families visit the Greensboro Children’s Museum each year - April 25, 2017

Greensboro school offers diversity inclusion program - April 05, 2017

Children at Greensboro art center participate in ‘Masterpiece Friday’ - March 15, 2017

Greensboro community center’s after-school literacy program helps local students - February 22, 2017

Guilford County students use robotics to get hands-on learning - February 01, 2017

Greensboro organization helps immigrants and refugees adjust to the community - January 11, 2017

Greensboro hospice program helps grieving children - December 21, 2016

Greensboro nonprofit helps people with disabilities find affordable housing - November 30, 2016

Guilford County program helps improve adult literacy - November 09, 2016

StepUp Greensboro helps adults find job stability - October 19, 2016

Community Housing Solutions helps homeowners in Piedmont Triad - September 28, 2016

Health clinic in Greensboro works to better serve its community - September 07, 2016

Students participate in life-changing trips through Dustin’s Greenhouse - August 31, 2016

Community Foundation allows homeless shelter in Greensboro to help those in need - August 17, 2016

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro allows people to enjoy traveling concert series - July 27, 2016

Apprenticeship programs helps high school students land jobs - July 06, 2016

Say Yes to Education looks to get local students into college - June 15, 2016

Greensboro organization teaches the disabled technology skills - May 18, 2016

Wheels4Hope provides life-changing car for Greensboro mom - May 04, 2016

Non-profit helps Triad residents go back to college - April 13, 2016

Feel Like a Nosh? Ethnosh Offers Culture and Community - March 23, 2016

What are community foundations? - March 02, 2016