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Jefferson County - Community Voices

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is hosting three opportunities for residents of Jefferson County to discuss what makes our community great and ways we can work together to make our community better. Click here to learn more and join a community conversation near you. 

Birmingham Reads 2018 - Thursday, April 19th

Mark your calendar for Birmingham Reads 2018 which will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at all Birmingham City Elementary Schools. A guest reader will read to each pre-kindergarten - 5th Grade class and then, give each child a copy of the book to take home! 

Click here to download the event flyer. 

Hardest Hit Alabama (HHA)

Hardest Hit Alabama (HHA), a foreclosure prevention program, is available for eligible homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage payments.  HHA offers several different programs to meet the needs of Alabama homeowners facing financial hardships such as:

  1. Mortgage Payment Assistance

  2. Loan Modification Assistance

  3. Short Sale Assistance

HHA assistance is available statewide to qualified homeowners on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here to visit their website for more details.

Road to Recovery®

The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery® program offers cancer patients free transportation to and from their cancer-related treatment. For those who cannot drive themselves or have no other means of getting to treatment, volunteers donate their spare time and the use of their personal vehicle to give cancer patients in their community a much-needed ride. Prospective volunteers may contact Heather Adams or visit www.cancer.org/drive and complete an online volunteer inquiry form. Click here to learn more. 

Military Warriors Support Foundation

Military Warriors currently has 53 Homes available for our combat wounded heroes and GoldStar Spouses. They are spread across 24 of the 50 states, including Alabama.  Apply for the Homes4WoundedHeroes or Homes 4 Gold Stars today! Click here to learn more. 

Jeremiah's Hope Academy

Jeremiah’s Hope Academy (JHA) is a low-cost job skills training program that equips individuals for entry-level healthcare positions. Jeremiah's Hope offers multiple health-related training programs that are 10, 12 or 24 weeks in length. Click here to learn more.