Lettermen of the USA (LotUSA) a national 501 C3 non-profit organization that takes many diverse skills of former college athletes, as well as active and former coaches who have teamed up to help serve honorably discharged veterans, wounded veterans, and former college players in need.
The 2nd Annual One Yard at at Time Gala is set for Friday, February 21st at The Club in Birmingham. Expect a night of Military heroes, sports legends and a lot of patriotism! The $150 ticket price includes a seated dinner, Live Auction, photo and autograph session with former Alabama/Auburn players, coaches and Military veterans. Proceeds from the event will be used to help fund the LotUSA mission to help veterans by providing ADA compliant home renovation, personal mobility aids, and specialized vehicles.
The Gala will honor UAB Blazers Head Football Coach Bill Clark, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Captain Gary Mike Rose, US Army Medal of Honor Recipient. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit lotusa.orgIn addition to participating in local causes this service organization has given over 300 footballs signed by coaches and players known as “Autographs for Heroes” to soldiers injured during their military service at the recipients favorite school from all over the USA. The service organization are 100% volunteers donating their time and resources to serve those in need and those who have served us all.
The holiday season is a time for giving. In fact, more charitable donations are made at the end of the year than any other time. A great way to kick start the giving season is by participating in #GivingTuesday – an annual “Day of Giving” event that takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Continue reading “Giving Tuesday: where to give this season in Birmingham”
For those who wish to give back this holiday season, Birmingham has quite a few organizations that need your help. Whether you bring your family, a group of friends, or just yourself, here are 5 Bham places that could use your support this holiday season.