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Lights in Downtown Birmingham

Lights in Downtown Birmingham

On June 27th, REV Birmingham, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, City of Birmingham and area developers kicked off a street party that won’t soon be forgotten.

Women’s Breast Health Fund Announces 2013 Grantees

The Women’s Breast Health Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has selected three projects for funding as a result of the 2013-2014 grant cycle. The projects each support holistic breast cancer care for women and their loved ones in the Community Foundation’s 5-county service area. This week, leaders of these new projects came…

NorthStar's Summer Learning Program

Stopping the Summer Slide

Happy National Summer Learning Day!  Today is a chance to celebrate the importance that quality summer learning programs provide to kids to keep their educational skills sharp.  Children learn all twelve months of the year, not just August through May.  Missing those few months of learning each summer can have a significant impact on the…

New resources for breast cancer survivors

Thanks to funding from the Women’s Breast Health Fund at the Community Foundation, breast cancer survivors have two new resources to help them adjust to their ‘new normal’. Websites for the Breast Cancer Survivorship Network and the Young Breast Cancer Survivors Network were recently launched and offer online avenues for survivors, their families and their…