Now that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says all Americans should wear a cloth face covering when out in public to avoid spreading the coronavirus, where can you acquire or learn how to make homemade cloth masks here Birmingham?Continue reading “Where can people acquire homemade cloth face masks in Birmingham? We have answers.”
As we all know, Easter is going to be very different this year because of the COVID-19 crisis.Continue reading “See how Birmingham churches are celebrating first virtual Easter week in history”
As everything around us seems to be changing with the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, we know a lot of people’s income has fallen in Birmingham. Unexpected changes like that can leave even the best-prepared among us feeling bewildered, so we’ve put together some resources to help you begin to navigate these strange new waters.Continue reading “8 things you can do now if your income has fallen in Birmingham”
Our local nonprofits need our help, Birmingham. We’re making it easy. Check back once a week and see who we’re spotlighting—we’ll be adding more nonprofits as the COVID-19 response continues. Learn how you can be a part of important work serving our community.Continue reading “Birmingham nonprofit spotlight—here’s how you can help 50+ local nonprofits today”
We can’t thank our healthcare workers enough for putting themselves on the frontlines to fight COVID-19. But, we can show appreciation by donating facemasks and our time through Birmingham organizations.
Whether it’s sewing a mask, creating one through a 3D printer or simply being a runner for supplies—these local businesses and residents are stepping up to help. Here’s how you can get in on the action.Continue reading “3 ways Birmingham is providing facemasks to healthcare workers—how you can too”
Our local nonprofits need our help, Birmingham. We’re making it easy. Check back once a week and see who we’re spotlighting—we’ll be adding more nonprofits as the COVID-19 response continues. Learn how you can be a part of important work serving our community.Continue reading “Birmingham nonprofit spotlight—here’s how you can help today”
In a news conference this morning, United Way of Central Alabama’s President and CEO Drew Langloh, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, introduced the establishment of a statewide United Way Community Crisis Fund.
With Passover starting the evening of April 8, 2020 and Easter coming up Sunday, April 12, a lot of people in Birmingham are probably wondering how to stay connected to (or discover) religious communities and traditions in the time of social distancing. We did a little digging to discover what churches, synagogues, mosques and temples are offering. Please help us support local nonprofits.Continue reading “Connect with streaming religious services in Birmingham”
The show must go on, even when it can’t. We know how much hard work and effort were put into local productions that are now postponed or canceled. However, the best way to ensure we get to see future shows is by giving back now.
Not only do these performances feature renowned and global actors, they also feature your children, coworkers, friends, family and Birmingham community. Bham Now is offering FREE promotion for local non-profits. This information will be used to create useful guides on Bham Now.Continue reading “Help save local Birmingham theaters—here’s how”
Plenty of children in Birmingham depend on school meals for vital nutrition. With all the COVID-19 school closures, there are options available for those in need. Find out what you need to know right here.Continue reading “Where kids can get free meals in Birmingham during school closures”
If you’ve ever wondered how you can make life better for our Latinx neighbors here in Birmingham, you need to meet Jean Hernandez, AIDS Alabama’s Latinx Outreach Coordinator and head of the Alabama Latino AIDS Coalition. She and her team are on a mission, and they can use your help. Keep reading to find out how to get involved, or visit AIDS Alabama to learn more.Continue reading “7 ways you can help the Latinx community in Birmingham”
If you’re looking for a volunteer activity, why not consider these unique ways to help the homeless in Birmingham? Some take a few minutes to drop off donations and others are more involved. There’s also a large event providing free services for 500+ people at Boutwell Saturday, Feb. 29, from 7AM-4PM that could use some volunteers. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “5 unique ways you can help homeless people in Birmingham”
Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 59 children will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and up to 20 percent of school children will be diagnosed with mental health disorders? Those stats suggest it’s likely we all know someone affected by ASD or a behavioral or emotional disorder.Continue reading “4 ways Glenwood, Inc. makes a difference in Birmingham”
SponsoredContinue reading “3 reasons you should attend the 2020 Birmingham ADDY awards”
I don’t know about you, but when I think of summer camp, I think of cicadas, swimming, cute boys, chiggers, campfires, goofy songs and new friends. Chances are, many of you have your own vivid memories from weeks spent at summer camp. If you want to help a child develop their own lifelong memories, help send a child to YMCA Camp Cosby near Birmingham. Donate now or register your own child.Continue reading “Help send a child to YMCA Camp Cosby near Birmingham. Here’s how.”