COVID-19 left a large path of destruction in its wake, especially for US veterans across the country and in Alabama. Recently, United Way’s Priority Veteran program testified to the US House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs about the best ways to support our vets.
Birmingham’s annual TacoFest returns with a new twist for 2021: margaritas! Taco-Rita Fest is heading to Sloss Furnaces on June 26 for a full line-up of food trucks, art vendors and live music. Ready to go? Keep reading because we’ve got the deets.
Comment allez-vous, ma cherie? Summer is here and for a lot of us, it’s prime time to pick up a new hobby. For anyone interested in adding a second (or third or fourth) language to their repertoire, we’ve got seven language learning courses you can sign up for today.
Aspiring and seasoned leaders joined the National Multiple Sclerosis Society‘s annual MS Leaders Challenge with the goal of giving back to a great cause and helping change the world for those living with MS. Find out what the MS Leaders Challenge is all about and meet the top fundraisers who rocked it in 2021.
As we head into summer, Alabama wildlife is out and about. But it can be tricky to know what to do when you find an injured animal and how you can help them the best. We spoke with the Alabama Wildlife Center to get the scoop on what to do.
Runners, joggers and walkers, get ready because Birmingham has a full calendar of summer races. From your classic 5K fundraisers to intense trail runs, there’s a race for everyone of every athletic level.
“Nobody’s been old before.” This simple statement said by Susan Hackney, SHIP Coordinator for United Way Area Agency on Aging (UWAAA), led to a discussion on where to get help for seniors in Jefferson County.
As the only freestanding medical center in Alabama that’s solely dedicated to the treatment and care of children, Children’s of Alabama is a powerhouse in our state. We can’t think of a better year to go big for an organization that cares for our smallest residents. See how you can celebrate the hospital’s 110th anniversary and the many ways they’re making a difference.
Continuing Bham Now’s series of “Birmingham’s oldest” in celebration of the Magic City’s 150th birthday, we’re talking about the oldest houses of worship across six major world religions. Keep reading to learn more about Birmingham’s oldest faith centers and as part of it, the area’s religious history.
Local nonprofits make Birmingham a brighter place for all, but they can’t do it alone. That’s why the Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) partners with organizations to support them with funding and volunteers. The JLB is a local organization of 2,200 members who contribute more than 55,000 hours of service annually—WOW. They partner with local nonprofits and organizations on more than 30 projects to provide direct support and target critical issues. Get the details on the three new nonprofits that the JLB is supporting in 2021.