Join United Way for MLK Day of Service + continue a nearly two-decade-long tradition

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Previous MLK Day of Service projects brought in 1,000-2,000 volunteers each year to help the Greater Birmingham community. Photo via United Way of Central Alabama, taken pre-COVID19

For nearly two decades, volunteers across Birmingham have built up vulnerable parts of our community through hands-on service projects. See why participating during United Way of Central Alabama’s (UWCA) MLK Day of Service is a tradition you’ll wish you were a part of sooner. Sign up today for service events taking place Saturday, January 16 and Monday, January 18.

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Green thumbs, hearts of gold. Meet the volunteers that keep Birmingham Botanical Gardens beautiful!

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Volunteers are an indispensable resource in fulfilling the Friends’ promise of protecting, nurturing, and sharing the wonders of the Gardens. Photo via Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Similar to most nonprofits, Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens is dependent upon volunteers and the work they do. The Friends honored volunteers this month at their annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

As Executive Director of the Friends—Tom Underwood—stated, just one person’s decision to volunteer helps build the network of community support that keeps the Gardens thriving.

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