More neighbors are looking at a long + hungry winter—7 ways you can help food banks in Birmingham

Community Food Bank of Central Alabama
A mobile food bank with the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. Photo via Community Food Bank of Central Alabama’s Facebook

COVID cases, unemployment and loss of family members all combine to mean more of our neighbors in the Greater Birmingham Area are facing a long and hungry winter. Food banks play a critical role in helping many people continue to eat. This holiday season, you can make a difference in your community by helping one of these organizations. Keep reading to find out how.

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15 local clergywomen: what they’re praying for now + where you can find them this Christmas

Eva Melton is one of the local clergywomen
Eva Melton is the founder of The Firm Foundation Church. Photo via Eva Melton

As Christmas 2020 draws near, we found ourselves wondering about senior clergywomen in Birmingham: who and where are they? What did it take for them to get to where they are now? What are they praying for this holiday season? If they’re having Christmas or Christmas Eve services this year, where can people find them?

We discovered more women clergy in the Greater Birmingham area than we could possibly include. So, we pulled together a group of 15 women leaders representing eight denominations. Keep reading to meet them and find out what they had to say. 

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Bunny Aid – Touching lives throughout Birmingham this Easter season

United Way Birmingham Alabama
Making Easter special – Hands on Birmingham and the United Way of Central Alabama

A special Easter story from United Way of Central Alabama

This Easter, Hands on Birmingham (HOB) once again teamed up with local individuals and organizations to provide Easter baskets for deserving children served by local nonprofits, churches and government programs that serve children.

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