Spike Lee assists Greensboro community fundraiser

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Award winning filmmaker Spike Lee speaks at the United Way of Greater Greensboro’s African American Leadership Speaker Series at the Koury Convention Center on Friday, May 15, 2015, in Greensboro, N.C. (LYNN HEY/News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee came to town Friday to speak to a United Way of Greater Greensboro luncheon at the Koury Convention Center, according to The Greensboro News & Record.

He also ended up helping raise thousands of dollars for a summer program for local children in need.

United Way wanted to raise $10,000 at its African American Leadership Speaker Series luncheon to send 75 children to a summer camp at Wiley Elementary.

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