What does the holiday season mean to you? The traditions you observe
are most likely passed on by your family from generation to
generation. This may not be the case for everyone, and if you want to start your own
tradition think about donating your services or money to charity.
Start Your Own New Tradition
Helping those in need through a charitable organization or someone in
need can be a holiday tradition for your family.
This act will not only help others, but it will also make you
appreciate how fortunate you are while building character in your children.
Here are some charities in the Birmingham area:
Magic Moments https://magicmoments.org/
2112 11th Ave S, Ste 219
Birmingham, AL 35205
Founded in 1984 by Shelley Clark, the goal of Magic Moments is to
bring happiness to children in Alabama diagnosed with chronic
617 38th St S Birmingham, AL 35222
Hand-In-Paw (HIP) was founded in 1996 by Beth Franklin to use
animal-assisted therapy to improve the health of people.
Hands On Birmingham Inc https://www.handsonbirmingham.org/
3600 8th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35222
Last year HOB assisted more than 6,700 volunteers donate over 23,000
hours of hands-on service to the community.
United Ability https://www.unitedability.org/about/history/
100 Oslo Cir
Birmingham, AL 35211
United Ability empowers individuals with disabilities so they can lead
full, meaningful and productive lives. The origins of this
organization can be traced back to 1948.
Today it helps individuals with many different types of disabilities
with a full spectrum of services in Alabama.
Never Thirst https://www.neverthirstwater.org/
122 Edenton St
Birmingham, AL 35242
If you want extend your helping hand to the world at large, Never
Thirst is a great charity. It was founded to help people in developing
countries get something we take for granted, clean drinking water.
You can go to the Great Non-Profits site and find more charities you
can help with for the holidays.