When you’re going through a tough time, having a support system in place can make a huge difference. These Birmingham nonprofits aim to be and create that system for families and individuals who need it most. Check it out!
Support 126 Birmingham Nonprofits + More
This year has brought tough times for small businesses and local nonprofits alike. If you want to support Birmingham in every way you can, we’ve got you covered.
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1. Alabama Kidney Foundation
The Mission of the Alabama Kidney Foundation is to serve kidney patients by providing financial assistance, education and support services. The Foundation also provides public education to promote organ donation awareness and prevention of kidney disease.
“The Alabama Kidney Foundation (AKF) was founded to assist kidney patients and has a 43-year history of serving Alabama’s kidney patient population.”
2. aTeam Ministries
aTeam Ministries is a group of caring individuals committed to offering spiritual, financial and emotional support to children and their families coping with pediatric cancer.
“We support families through a variety of programs including prayer teams, Home Away from Home lodging, financial grants, and numerous events and activities.”
3. Children’s Harbor
Children’s Harbor provides children with serious illnesses and their families a place to be themselves, have fun and relax while also receiving no-cost services that make life a bit easier for the whole family.
“Our mission is to serve seriously ill children and their families through unique, no-cost services at both the Family Center located at the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham, Alabama, and at the Lake Martin retreat facility in Alexander City, Alabama.”
4. Forge Survivorship Center
Forge Survivorship Center is a place for survivors, family, friends, supporters and co-survivors as they forge on through breast cancer.
“We created Forge as a place where everyone who is touched by breast cancer can have a place to find strength through knowledge, support and encouragement.”
5. The Lakeshore Foundation
The Lakeshore Foundation’s mission is to enable people with physical disabilities and chronic health conditions to lead healthy, active, and independent lifestyles through physical activity, sport, recreation, advocacy, policy and research.
“Our vision is to improve the lives of people with physical disability around the world.”
6. Epilepsy Foundation Alabama
The Foundation is leading the fight to End Epilepsy in Alabama by connecting people to treatment, support and resources; leading advocacy efforts; funding innovative research and the training of specialists; and educating the public about epilepsy and seizure first aid.
“Our mission is to lead the fight to overcome challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.”
7. Glenwood, Inc.
“Our mission is to provide an array of services devoted to supporting and treating children and adults impacted by autism spectrum disorder and children with severe emotional and behavioral disorders.”
Glenwood, Inc. touched the lives of more than 18,000 families last year alone. Services include educational, vocational and diagnostic services and treatment-based interventions which are dedicated to improving outcomes and the quality of life of every individual served.
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