Donation

Native Son Donates $25k to Union Springs

Residents in Union Springs celebrated their inaugural Family and Friends day at the Montgomery Street recreational park. The event was from 1 to 3PM. Kids and families came out to get snow cones , play basketball , jump on the bouncy houses, and enjoy the music played by a local DJ. Joseph Johnson , who grew up in Union Springs…

Building Donated to Selma Area Food Bank

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Selma Area Food Bank has provided food to thousands of people since COVID-19 hit. And it’s all thanks to a timely donation. “My wife and I, and my brother and his wife, and a gentleman from Birmingham named Harry Kampakis, we all owned this building together,” said Joe Mussafer of Montgomery. “And so, it’s…

ASU, Power of Life Foundation Giving Away 30,000 Free Masks Saturday

On Saturday, February 20, the public is invited to drive to the parking lot of Alabama State University’s Stadium to obtain free reusable cloth face masks to help protect them from COVID-19. The donations are part of a partnership between ASU and the Power of Life Foundation. The giveaway is open to the public. Because of COVID-19 considerations, volunteers will…

Hyundai Donating 6,000 Face Masks to Selma Public Schools

Hyundai is doing their part in assisting with COVID-19 response. The manufacturing company has announced they will donate face masks to Selma Public Schools. Hyundai says they will be donating 6,000 masks to the school system. There will be 5,000 disposable masks and 1,000 reusable masks. Hyundai team members will donate the mask to Selma school officials on Tuesday, September…

Fundraiser Underway to Provide Former MPD Officer a Wheelchair Van

There is a fundraiser underway to help a former Montgomery police officer get the transportation he now needs, after a life changing accident. Officer Carlos Taylor was critically injured in an accident in 2017. Montgomery city and county leaders announced a fundraiser to help the family purchase a wheelchair accessible van. Since the accident, the only transportation for Carlos was…

Alabama High School Teacher Uses Stimulus Check to Pay Utility Bills for 3 of His Students’ Families

Donated $1,200 from their stimulus payment to help pay students’ utility bills.Courtesy: Kent Chambers via CNN Teacher Kent Chambers says he’s fortunate to still be able to work during the coronavirus pandemic, so when he and his wife received their stimulus payment, they decided to help people who haven’t been as lucky. Chambers has taught math at Bob Jones High…

Larry Puckett Chevrolet, River Bank & Trust Donate N100 Masks to Jackson Hospital

Tuesday, April 28, Jackson Hospital health workers received N100 masks to help protect against COVID-19. Larry Puckett Chevrolet and River Bank & Trust voluntarily purchased and donated 52 reusable masks. The hospital hopes to obtain more masks for its medical and cleaning staff throughout Montgomery. One out of every five COVID-19 cases require health care from Montgomery health professionals. They…

Hyundai Donating Free Lunches to Montgomery-area Healthcare Workers

Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food To show appreciation for the critical work Montgomery’s front line health providers are doing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in our home community, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC (HMMA) is donating 450 box lunches to three Montgomery-area health providers over the next two weeks. HMMA…