December 16, 2011
Bama Rising Fund announces $818,000 in grants to help families and communities across state
The Bama Rising Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is awarding an additional $818,000 to provide 196 families with the security of a home of their own and to assist in rebuilding a volunteer fire department and creating a community storm shelter. These efforts, including repair, rebuilding and furnishing for individual homes, support needs in 20 counties devastated by April 2011 tornadoes across Alabama.
September 9, 2011
Bama Rising Fund Announces $350,000 in Grants to Help with Unmet Tornado Recovery Needs
The Advisory Committee for the Bama Rising Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is awarding $350,000 to repair, rebuild and furnish homes in devastated communities. This is the second round of grants from this Advised Fund, established with more than $2 million in proceeds from a June 2011 benefit concert organized and headlined by the band ALABAMA.
July 13, 2011
Bama Rising Fund Announces $250,000 in Grants to Help with Unmet Tornado Recovery Needs
A month after the sold-out concert that raised more than $2 million for tornado recovery efforts across Alabama, the Advisory Committee for the Bama Rising Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is awarding $250,000 to rebuild and furnish homes in devastated communities.
June 24, 2011
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June 15, 2011
Check out the Bama Rising Single on iTunes!
June 14, 2011
Cause an Effect: Chipotle Fundraiser
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiseron Wednesday, June 15th from 5pm-10pm at any Alabama Chipotle location. 50% of the proceeds will benefit The Bama Rising Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to support tornado relief efforts.
June 8, 2011
Former Crimson Tide Stars to Appear at Verizon Wireless Stores to Raise Money for Bama Rising Fund
Former University of Alabama football favorites and current NFL players Javier Arenas, Mike Johnson and John Parker Wilson will meet and greet with fans—signing autographs and taking pictures—at Verizon Wireless stores in Huntsville, Tuscaloosa and Birmingham this Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, to raise additional dollars for the Bama Rising Fund for tornado recovery.
June 7, 2011
Bama Rising Charity Auction Adds Experience with NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson and Much More
Online auction opens today at 11 a.m. CST, funds will benefit tornado relief
Super group ALABAMA to host event featuring an all star lineup of talent
BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 7, 2011) – Just in time for the launch of the auction today, BAMA RISING organizers have added several auction items, including a NASCAR experience with 5-time champion Jimmie Johnson. The package includes a personal meet-and-greet, passes to the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Fest, suite passes to the Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup, a VIP garage/pit tour and an autographed No. 48 Team Lowe’s Racing fire suit from the 2009 championship season. Organizers have also added a Gibson guitar, hand-painted by Nashville artist Sam Bass and signed by all artists scheduled to perform at “BAMA RISING: A Benefit Concert for Alabama Tornado Recovery,” presented by Verizon.