7 specialty license plates making Birmingham better

Hit the “Road to Birmingham” in style. Photo via TWG2020

If you’re a Bham Now follower, you’re probably someone who enthusiastically supports all things Birmingham. We love sharing ways you can support local, from where to eat to where to shop and a whole lot more. Here’s a new one: purchase one of these specialty license plates and you’ll be supporting local wherever the road takes you.

1. The World Games

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Y’all know we’re pumped about The World Games. If you are too, you can show your support with this specialty license plate.

The specialty plate costs $50, with $48.75 of each purchase going back to The World Games 2022 Birmingham to support the planning and execution of the international Olympic-style event.

It’s available for pre-purchase here.

2. Ronald McDonald House

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The Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham provides a home for families going through various medical treatments. With so many outstanding hospitals in the area, people come to Birmingham from far and wide.

Having a community and a physical space to call home is so important when you’re going through treatment, and that’s exactly what Ronald McDonald House provides.

3. Alabama Audubon

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Alabama Audubon has been in Birmingham for almost 75 years, and today, it’s our state’s leading non-profit promoting conservation and a greater knowledge of birds, their habitats and the natural world.

This license place is the state’s first specialty automotive tag supporting bird conservation and birding outreach. They’re gathering commitments right now—make yours today!

4. Helping Schools

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We all know heading back to school is looking a little different this year. Our schools always need our support, but it’s more important than ever this year.

Helping schools means helping students, teachers, administrators and everyone in-between.

5. Cahaba River Society

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We’re big fans of our Alabama rivers here at Bham Now. The Cahaba River Society is one of the fantastic environmental nonprofits that protects Alabama’s extraordinary natural beauty.

The plate features a true state treasure: the Cahaba Lily.

6. Barber Vintage Motorsports

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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum attracts visitors to Birmingham from all over the world—seriously. It’s the world’s largest motorcycle collection, in addition to the classic cars, race cars, motorbikes and a whole lot more.

Want an inside look? Check out Bham Now’s ultimate guide to Birmingham’s museums to go behind-the-scenes.

7. Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity gives people one of the greatest gifts: homeownership. It’s truly a life-changing organization, and they’re doing the work right here in our Magic City.

Get a preview of a build that took place in Birmingham last year to see what you’re truly supporting. Hint: it’s something special.

Who do you support with your car tag, Birmingham? Let us know on social @BhamNow

  • A Birmingham transplant who can usually be found hitting a new hiking trail or restaurant opening when she's not writing stories and snapping photos for Bham Now.