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Local nonprofits provide vital support in Birmingham for citizens of all ages. These organizations are dedicated to supporting local children + families, and they need our help to continue the important work they do. Check out how you can be a part of it.
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Everyone is feeling the effects of this pandemic, and small businesses + local nonprofits are some of the ones getting hit the hardest.
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1. Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank
Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank offers hope to families during times of financial hardship by providing their infants and toddlers with diapers.
2. Children’s Aid Society of Alabama
Since 1912, Children’s Aid Society has provided services to families in need or at risk. It has helped parents with the skills and resources they need to keep families together. When children could not remain with their own families, other homes have been provided through foster care or adoption.
3. IMPACT Family Counseling
IMPACT Family Counseling is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian counseling agency providing professional counseling services to “at-risk” youth and their families in Birmingham, Alabama since 1991.
4. Make-A-Wish Alabama
Tens of thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters advance the Make-A-Wish vision to grant the wish of every child diagnosed with a critical illness. In the United States and its territories, on average, a wish is granted every 34 minutes.
5. Sozo Children
Sozo Children was born out of an immediate need to take seventeen children from suffering circumstances in Uganda, Africa. Two missionaries found children neglected and hungry.
Ten days later with the support of the Ugandan government, a new family-style home was created for them including Ugandan mothers and fathers, and a vision to disciple them into the next generation of Christian leaders.
6. Easterseals of the Birmingham Area
Easterseals of the Birmingham Area’s mission is to create solutions that change the lives of children and adults with disabilities or other special needs and their families.
7. The Red Barn
The mission of The Red Barn is to promote and provide equine-assisted activities to individuals of all abilities and circumstances, especially children. The Red Barn’s programs include therapeutic horseback riding and related recreational activities. They serve an average of 75-100 children and families a week through 4 unique programs.
Looking for even more ways to help out Birmingham families? Check out these 4 local organizations that support foster children and families.
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