For a decade, Birmingham-area restaurants have generously donated a portion of their proceeds from Dining Out for Life to AIDS Alabama. But this year, AIDS Alabama is giving back and wants you to get in on the action. Keep reading to find out how you can be part of Dining Out for Life on Thursday, September 24.
Mark your calendar now: Dining Out for Life is all day September 24
Everybody knows the hospitality industry has been hurt by COVID. Restaurants and bars are doing their darnedest to serve their people while keeping everybody safe—and at partial capacity. No easy feat.
Along the way, various local restaurants have had to close due to staff exposure or infections. In fact, two of AIDS Alabama’s partner restaurants have had to close indefinitely.
“For this, our 11th year to host Dining Out for Life, we decided to re-make this event as a show of appreciation to our partnering restaurants. We want to encourage as many people as we can to go eat at our partner restaurants all day on the 24th. We won’t be asking partner restaurants for any donations but will rely on peer-to-peer fundraising.”Caroline Bundy, Development Director, AIDS Alabama
Here’s where you can go eat
AIDS Alabama loves their Dining Out for Life restaurants, and from the number of years they’ve been partners, it’s clear that the feeling’s mutual.
Each restaurant offers a range of options, including takeout, curbside and/or dining in, to suit your comfort level and dining desires.
- 5 Point Public House Oyster Bar
- Bamboo on 2nd
- Bistro V
- Chez Fonfon
- Chez Lulu
- Chris Z’s
- Crestwood Coffee
- El Barrio
- Vecchia Pizzeria + Mercato
- Avondale Common House
- Big Bad Breakfast—Homewood
- Birmingham Breadworks
- brick & tin—Mountain Brook
- Carrigan’s Beer Garden
- Carrigan’s Public House—Downtown + Mountain Brook
- The Essential
- The Fig Tree
- Galley & Garden
- Jack Brown’s Beer + Burger Joint
- Moss Rock Tacos & Tequila
- Pizzeria GM
- Slice Vestavia
- Sol Y Luna
- Yo’ Mama’s Restaurant
Want to be a party captain?
If you want to help AIDS Alabama raise money to support the incredible work they do in the community to support people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, email Christy Little to be a party captain. Here’s what you’ll do:
- Host a small party at your house with friends + family.
- Serve takeout from one of the partner restaurants.
- Solicit donations from your guests for AIDS Alabama.
- Share the event on social media, link here + share “Text DOFLBHAM to 41444.”
Easy, tasty and fun.
Text DOFLBHAM to 41444 or click here to give today.
On the 24th, take a selfie to let AIDS Alabama know where you’re dining (or breakfasting, lunching or snacking). Be sure to use #dineoutgivebackbhm.