5 unique ways you can help homeless people in Birmingham

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Volunteers serving a meal at Linn Park during Be a Blessing Day. Photo via Be a Blessing Birmingham’s Facebook page

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.

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Help raise $1m to build the Way Station, Birmingham’s only shelter for homeless youth

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An artist’s sketch of the entrance to the Way Station, courtesy of AIDS Alabama.

Did you know that Alabama has the fourth-highest rate of “unaccompanied, homeless youth without shelter” in the country? To help solve this problem, AIDS Alabama has already raised over $600k out of a total $1.5 million needed. They’re getting ready to build the Way Station, Birmingham’s only emergency overnight shelter for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.

Keep reading to find out why the Way Station is a game-changer. Help AIDS Alabama reach their goal—donate here, and be sure to designate the Way Station.

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