How to support 100+ Birmingham nonprofits + more ways to give for #GivingTuesdayNow on May 5

All smiles + thumbs up to BHMCares for delivering meals to healthcare workers. Photo via @BHMCares on Instagram

We’re gearing up to give this Tuesday, May 5, for #GivingTuesdayNow , a new day to give locally as a response to increased need due to COVID-19. Keep reading for ways to participate and give in Birmingham.

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Use Waitr for food delivery by Friday, Nov. 22 and you’ll be helping Birmingham families in need.

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Make a difference in someone’s life this Thanksgiving with Waitr. Photo submitted

Looking for ways to help Birmingham families this Thanksgiving? Use Waitr for your local restaurant meal delivery by Nov. 22 and Waitr will give back to local families in need. Use code BHAMNOW for free delivery!

Find out more about Share Thanksgiving with Waitr, including how you can nominate a family .

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5 places to volunteer with the elderly in Birmingham, AL

In the past year, Meals on Wheels delivered more than 231,000 meals (and even more smiles!) to homebound seniors. Photo via United Way on Facebook

It’s a fact: volunteering is good for you and good for others. Plus it gives good back to our community right here in Birmingham. There are hundreds of local nonprofits, centers, and more that do wonderful work in our city.

If you love spending time with the elderly, here are 5 places to check out!

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Ronald McDonald House families get a taste of home at volunteer dinners. Here’s how you can help!

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Curt Morris, one of the owners at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Birmingham is personally invested in the company’s work with the Ronald McDonald House. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

For families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham, small gestures of love, care and kindness go a long way. During their stays, the last thing they need to be thinking about is what will be for dinner each night. That’s why the monthly dinners at sRMHCA provided by the Birmingham La-Z-Boy team mean so much. It’s more than a meal. It’s a taste of comfort—a taste of home. 

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3 places to donate blood in Birmingham—and why it’s important

Bham Nowers Pat Byington and Beth Cunningham after donating blood! Photo via Beth Cunningham

Half an hour of your time could save up to three lives. Donating blood is one of the easiest ways to do something good—it doesn’t cost money, it’s quick, and you get free snacks after! Here are 3 places to donate right here in Birmingham, AL.

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Sidewalk Film Festival Volunteer Pep Rally

Are you interested in volunteering at the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival presented by Regions? Are you registered to volunteer and want to meet your assigned committee heads? Are you a Sidewalk Volunteer Pro who wants to learn more about this year’s event?

Join Sidewalk at our annual Volunteer Pep Rally on Monday, July 23rd at Saturn Birmingham!

Pick up your Volunteer t-shirt, learn about ALL the different ways you can volunteer, and meet other members of the Sidewalk team.

5:30 PM Food and fellowship (cash bar available)
6:00 PM Volunteer info session

Vulcan Park and Museum accepting applications for the Junior Leadership Board

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Are you a professional in the Birmingham area  who wants to get involved and give back to our community, while building skills, networking and enhancing that important resume. Look no further! Vulcan Park and Museum is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Junior Leadership Board. ⠀

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12th Annual Project Homeless Connect needs YOU Sat. Feb 24 for one single day

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Hands on Birmingham is searching for volunteers for the 12th Annual Project Homeless Connect, Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Boutwell Auditorium. It’s a really effective, unique program that helps our homeless population with simple, complex and necessary things all in one single day.

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Sharing is caring: become a tutor through the Literacy Council of Alabama

Whether it’s understanding a note from your doctor or the beauty of humanity found in Freytag’s pyramid, reading, along with reading comprehension, are two abilities that allow us to navigate the world successfully.

Sometimes I take these endowments for granted, like when I am assembling furniture from IKEA.

Image by IKEA

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