October volunteer opportunities

Mia karle ‘19

A great way to become involved in the community outside of Springs is volunteering. The Birmingham area offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities involving many groups, areas of interest, and skill sets. A few of the opportunities you can be involved with this October are listed below.  Also listed are events you can attend to support Birmingham nonprofit organizations.

Bundles of hope

october 6 9:00-11:00 am

Along with the diaper drive recently held at Springs, you could volunteer to help repackage diapers into bundles for families.

Community foodbank of central alabama

October 5 9:00-11:30 pm

October 8 1:00-3:00 pm

CFCA offers volunteer times which normally conflict with school hours, but during fall break there are two volunteer opportunities available. Volunteers will help restock shelves, unload trucks, and package goods.

107 Walter Davis Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

soldier’s angels

October 16 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Volunteers will help veterans with any questions about their smartphone that the volunteer is able to help with. Volunteers must be sixteen or older.

Birmingham VA Medical Center 700 19th St South Birmingham, AL 35233

Ywca: Domestic violence awareness walk

October 18 6:00 pm

Attendees will walk to support and honor domestic violence victims.

309 23rd St N, Birmingham, AL 35203

Greater bham humane society: Howls and growls

October 26 8:00 pm- October 27 12:00 am

The event features live music, games and activities, and local food and beverages. Proceeds from the event benefit the continued efforts of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

2515 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233