Amazing Meals on Wheels volunteers impact lives everyday

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Meals on Wheels volunteers Jimy George and Franke Browne, photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama
Amazing Meals on Wheels Volunteers

A meal can change a life. That’s the lesson Jimy George and Franke Browne, two Alabama Power employees, have learned as volunteers for United Way of Central Alabama’s Meals on Wheels program.   Continue reading “Amazing Meals on Wheels volunteers impact lives everyday”

Birmingham Holds Top 2 Spots in Most Segregated School Districts by Poverty

Birmingham has come a long way, but we still need to make things better for everyone.  

This report by NPR, shows that Birmingham, Alabama holds the top 2 spots when comparing poverty by school districts across the U.S.  We are the ONLY southern state to make the list.  Why?  We have divided ourselves into mini-locales that work independently.  This leads to some very wealthy school districts and some very poor ones.  Is this best for the overall growth and health of the Birmingham area?

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