Like a lot of cities, the Greater Birmingham area reports hundreds of “unaccompanied” young people under the age of 24 on the streets on any given evening. To help solve this problem, AIDS Alabama is raising $3.5m to break ground this summer on the Way Station. This will be Birmingham’s first and only shelter for homeless youth. Keep reading for all the details, and find out how you can contribute now.
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.