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Give Birmingham

Presented by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham   Featuring The Birmingham Zoo Foundations Early Learning Jimmie Hale Mission McWane Science Center Parkinson Association of Alabama The Arc of Central Alabama The Learning Tree United Way of Central Alabama Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham Hilltop Montessori School The Dance Foundation Junior League of… Read More

A Community of Givers

During this holiday season, The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham celebrates our community of givers and the joy behind their giving.   

Personal Space

A one on one conversation with Kid One driver Xavier Flores

Late Night Ramen and More

Slurp it up at Shu Shop on 3rd Avenue

The Passion of Mexico

El ZunZun is born from a deep, discovered passion for the cuisine and culture of Mexico.

Why Is Everyone So Damn Mean?

Lately it can feel like society itself is unraveling at the seams, when the news is filled with angry rhetoric, deplorable violence, and dire predictions that the worst is yet to come. And yet there are people among us who continue trying to do the right thing, expecting little in return except maybe the hope of bringing a smile to a person having a rough day or forging an unexpected connection with another human being.

A Higher Calling

Female pastors are breaking through the stained glass ceiling in Birmingham churches.


Style to make the holidays complete.

Home for the Holidays

A couple falls in love with a Mountain Brook home that’s full of old Hollywood glamour—and happens to make the perfect backdrop for a retro holiday celebration. Written by Jane Reynolds; Photography by Edward Badham Danielle and Bart Yancey were perfectly happy with their previous home, which they had rebuilt from the ground up on Shades Crest… Read More