Give back with these 7 ways to volunteer in Birmingham, including United Way

Family smiling and sitting in Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama
Want to see smiles like this? Support your local nonprofit in Birmingham. Photo via Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama on Facebook

This year has thrown us all curveballs, but there’s still so much to be thankful for. Take advantage of the season of thanksgiving by giving back! While you’re making your plans for Thanksgiving, make sure to check out these 7 ways you can donate or volunteer in Birmingham this year.

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Grab your cameras! UAB’s 4th Annual Little Blazers Baby Race is Saturday, Jan 25

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Look at this future UAB Blazers star! Photo via UAB Athletics Facebook page

For the 4th year in a row, the UAB Athletics is hosting the most precious halftime show in the world–the Little Blazers Baby Race. See pictures and learn how your little runner could be the next champion!

Plus, get discounted tickets to the game with promo code FAMILY.

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Hoopin’ at the Hill + 2 other ways to celebrate UAB’s 50th anniversary with Homecoming 2019 from Oct. 17th-19th

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Blaze the Dragon
Blaze the Dragon leads the parade to Legion Field. Photo submitted.

It’s the University of Alabama at Birmingham‘s birthday! 50 years ago, UAB officially became its own university. Since its such a special year, UAB will be celebrating Homecoming from October 17th to October 19th–and you’re invited!

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7 reasons to attend the UAB Blazers Football kickoff on August 29th

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UAB Blazers take the field. Photo submitted by UAB Athletics.

Hey, football fans! The 2019 UAB Blazers Football season is just under a week away from kickoff on August 29th at Legion Field. Here are the top 7 reasons to come out to support Birmingham’s favorite fire-breathing football team. Oh, and don’t forget your shakers.

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Future of Birmingham’s Legion Field uncertain; renovate, repair or replace

More recent view of Legion Field. Via- Stanley Robinson:Provided.

90 years ago one of the first games played at Legion Field in Birmingham was the Tide facing Georgia. Here we are nine decades later, the rivalries are still as fierce as ever, but the stadium that hosted that game, is facing an uncertain future.

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Next week’s top ten

There’s always something to do in Birmingham if you look hard enough. Find out what’s happening from March 30th to April 5th.  Remember: band name links mean sound, so don’t open them unless you want to get caught!

Hippie Sabotage: two brothers, making music – rehosted from eargasmusic.com

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Happy Birthday, Blaze!

Birmingham’s favorite dragon turns 21 today. Happy Birthday to the UAB mascot that stole everyone’s heart.

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