9 fundraisers in Birmingham this November, including Goodwill Game Nights benefiting Hand in Paw

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Support Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham during Pro Hops Vino on November 7. Photo via vlbbham.org

The holiday season is a time of giving. If you’re looking to give back and support the numerous important causes in Birmingham, here are nine fundraising events to check out during the month of November.

Coffee For a Cause Fundraiser–Benefiting Mitchell’s Place

While many fundraisers involve food and alcohol, this one offers something even better—coffee! It is everyone’s lifeline after all. So check this out.

November 1 through December 25, you can support Mitchell’s Place during their Coffee For a Cause Fundraiser. All you have to do is purchase a bag of Specialty Holiday Coffee via Royal Cup for $11.99. Purchase two bags and score 15% off!

All proceeds will directly benefit Mitchell’s Place and their mission to help children and families affected by autism and other developmental disabilities.

Coffee is available at select Piggly Wiggly locations, at Mitchell’s Place or via their website.

Bankston Bash 6.0–Benefiting Autism Society of Alabama

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Bankston Bash 6.0 will be at Cahaba Brewing Co on November 2. Photo via Cahaba Brewing Co. on Facebook

What do you get when you combine football and fundraising? The Bankston Bash 6.0 benefiting the Autism Society of Alabama.

This free event will feature:

  • Football on TV
  • Live music
  • Food trucks
  • Beer
  • And more!

You can also purchase football squares, event T-shirts and raffle tickets for a chance to win exciting prizes.

Location: Good People Brewing Co. 114 14th St. S., Birmingham, AL  35233
Date: Sat., Nov. 2
Time: 2-7PM
Price: FREE

Bond Night: 007–Benefiting Civilian-Sparks Clinic

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Get ready for a 007-filled night. Photo via Research Civitan Club – Birmingham on Facebook

The name’s Bond. James Bond.

If you’re looking to get your 007 on then don’t miss this exciting event benefiting the Civitan-Sparks Clinic.

Not familiar with the clinic? One thing to note is they’ve been providing evaluation and diagnostic services for developmental, behavioral and genetic disorders for 45 years in Alabama.

This annual fundraiser will include:

  • Games and activities
  • Food
  • Prizes
  • And more!

Location: Research Civitan Club. 1719 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Date: Sat., Nov. 2
Time: 4-7PM
Price: $15-$30

Pro Hops Vino–Benfiting Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham

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Attend Pro Hops Vino on November 7. Photo via vlbbham.org

Bid on auction items and purchase fine wines at incredible discounted prices—all while supporting a wonderful cause. 

On Thursday, November 7, attend the annual fundraiser Pro Hops Vino, hosted by Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham. This nonprofit organization implements programs to encourage volunteer attorneys to provide equal justice to low-income citizens of Jefferson County.

So buy your ticket, drink some wine and support the cause.

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Date: Thurs., Nov. 7
Time: 5:30-8:30PM
Price: $50

Chili Cook-Off Benefiting Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama

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Help Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama. Photo via Kirkwood by the River on Facebook

Want to devour some of the best chili in town? Then attend the Chili Cook-Off benefiting Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama.

Not only will you have the chance to partake in taste testing, but you’ll also be able to cast your vote for your favorite.

Who will be crowned the chili king or queen? Eat, vote and find out!

Location: Kirkwood by the River. 3605 Ratcliffe Rd., Birmingham, AL 35210
Date: Fri., Nov. 8
Time: 11AM-1PM

Moonstone Festival–Benefiting Girls Rock Birmingham

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Moonstone Festival. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Celebrate women in music and art during the Moonstone Festival on Saturday, November 16.

This one day event will feature:

  • National touring musicians
  • Food and art vendors
  • Local and regional artists
  • And more!

A percentage of sales from the festival will benefit Girls Rock Birmingham, a non-profit organization that teaches girls how to read and play musical instruments. Rock on, y’all!

Location: Sloss Docks. 3201 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Date: Sat., Nov. 16
Time: 1-10PM
Price: $35-$100; Kids 6 & under–FREE with ticketed parent (up to 2 children per ticketed parent)

Charity Cornhole Tournament–Benefiting Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama

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Watch those bags fly! Photo via Cahaba Brewing Co. on Facebook

Watch those bags fly during the Charity Cornhole Tournament benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama on Saturday, November 16.

Along with the chance to compete in corn hole games, there will also be beer to guzzle and raffles to enter.

Location: Twin Peaks Restaurants. 4330 Creekside Ave, Birmingham, AL 35244
Date: Sat., Nov. 16
Registration: 11AM
Tournament: 12:30PM
Price: $50 per team

Market Noel–Benefiting Junior League of Birmingham

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The Junior League of Birmingham’s Market Noel. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

The holiday season is around the corner. Get ahead of the gift-buying game by checking out over 100 merchants during Market Noel—the Junior League of Birmingham’s annual fundraiser

All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the Junior League of Birmingham’ 39 community placements that address some of the areas most critical issues, including:

  • Domestic violence awareness and prevention
  • Health education to at-risk community
  • Life skills for families in transition
  • Literacy

Location: Hoover Metropolitan Complex. 100 Ben Chapman Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
Date: Nov. 21-23
Time: 9AM-5PM
Price: $15

Goodwill Game Nights–Benefiting Hand in Paw

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Photo via Hand in Paw on Facebook

Every Wednesday night in November, Cahaba Brewing Company will be hosting Goodwill Game Nights benefiting Hand in Paw—a nonprofit organization that trains qualified animals and their owners to work as a team in therapeutic settings. 

Game nights are family friendly and dog friendly so bring sure to bring your crew. Food trucks will also be onsite so you can grab some grub.

Don’t forget to drink up! A percentage of all beer sales from each game night will benefit this incredible organization.

Here’s a look at the upcoming events:

Advanced Office Trivia Night
Date: Wed., Nov. 6
Time: 7PM

Adult Spelling Bee (Dog Edition)
Wed., Nov. 13
Time: 7PM

Date: Wed., Nov. 20
Time: 7PM

Skee Ball Shootout
Date: Wed., Nov. 27
Time: 7PM

Location: Cahaba Brewing Co. 4500 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222

Are there more fundraisers happening in Birmingham this November? Let us know what other cause-worthy events are taking place!

Patience Itson
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