Over 2,000 healthcare jobs open in Birmingham now including these 15

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UAB wants you to join their staff. Photo via UAB Medicine’s Facebook

According to the Jefferson County Health Department, there are roughly 54,012 cases of COVID-19 in our area. There are also over 2,000 healthcare jobs available in Birmingham right now. Here are just 15 of those available jobs to help Birmingham through this crisis.

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Register now to run for the Crisis Center’s Just A Call Away 5K and fun run at Sloss Furnaces on August 11

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All serious or smiles? Either way, get ready to run for a cause that benefits all of us. Photo via Crisis Center

Help the Crisis Center set a new pace for FREE mental health services in Birmingham by registering TODAY for the Just A Call Away 5K and Fun Run on August 11 at Sloss Furnaces. Race starts at 8 a.m.

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Help the Crisis Center make more connections with those facing suicide, sexual assault and depression in Birmingham

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The Crisis Center provides help and hope with a network of volunteers, a dedicated staff and donations. Photo submitted.

It’s not about being strong or weak. It’s about a support system that’s there when you need them. Help the Crisis Center continue to help others by becoming a friend and donating $75. Here’s the link.

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September in Birmingham: A Guide to National Observances

There’s a lot of national observances on any given day. Some well known and loved like International Talk Like a Pirate Day, some less so, like Squirrel Appreciation Day. Some are for a good cause, some are just fun, and others have dedicated followings (like Hobbit Day).

If you are looking for a good excuse, however, to drink beer for charity and chow down on some pancakes in the name of patriotism, here is a guide to how to celebrate some of the September observances in Birmingham.

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Help Out Here: Reaching Out To Birmingham Women

I didn’t make it to any marches today. It was Shabbat and some things in my life come first. This week’s Parsha, or Torah reading, was the first section of Exodus where we learn about Moses’ life which famously starts of with the decree from Pharaoh that all Jewish baby boys are to be thrown in the Nile. Yocheved, Moses’ mother, has some other ideas about what to do with her newborn boy (as well as some of the local Jewish midwives who decide to go against Pharaoh’s wishes).

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