Madison Redmill, Administration & Operations Assistant Team Leader When I joined Beat Auburn Beat Hunger, I envisioned helping with the big football rivalry themed canned food drive in the fall. Isn’t that what Beat Auburn Beat Hunger is? Helping out with collecting cans, figuring out logistics, taking cans to the food bank during the drive, … More More Than Meets the Eye
Wesley Harkins, Businesses & Corporations Assistant Team Leader As a UA student, it’s really easy to forget that just ten minutes away, people are unable to get the food they need. On Friday, I met a true hero named Sabine. Sabine delivers food from the West Alabama Food Bank to those in need, but it’s … More A Blessing in Disguise
And that’s a wrap! What a busy week it has been for Al’s Pals! This was our final week of programs for the semester, which means tons of end of the year fun! This week was Luau themed. Mentors and mentees got to dress in Hawaiian clothes and make their own sand bracelets and sun … More End of the Year Festivities with Al’s Pals
Taylor Ragan, Education & Advocacy Assistant Team Leader, Beat Auburn Beat Hunger This past Friday, two Beat Auburn Beat Hunger team members and I went out in to the community to help distribute food to those that the West Alabama Food Bank serves. Before this, I had not been able to volunteer at the Food … More Riding with the West Alabama Food Bank
It’s officially springtime in Al’s Pals! This past week, mentors and mentees had a blast making springtime crafts together! On day one, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade made thumb bunny love you crafts, and 4th and 5th grade made spring character ornaments. On day two, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade made bunny headbands and 4th … More Happy Springtime from Al’s Pals!
Hi everyone! My name is Issac Murphree and I’m a sophomore here at UA majoring in Marine Science and Biology with a minor in the Blount Undergraduate Initiative. This past week, I attended the Alternative Spring Break trip to Give Kids the World in Orlando, Florida. This is the story of how a week of … More How Helping Others Helped Myself
The Peru group has landed in Atlanta and is enroute back to Ttown as we post! Stay tuned to updates.
I’ve served and worked for the Center for Service and Leadership for four years. This semester is my last at the University of Alabama, but more importantly my last working and serving with my home away from home family. Serving with the students and staff throughout the past two years as a graduate assistant has … More The end of the beginning
Today on our Beyond Bama trip, my group went to the River Ravine park in Haleysville. We all felt a tinge of sadness, but great peace on our last day here in Guin. We went to the park with the local habitat group to repaint park fences, benches, bathrooms and more. For me, the visit … More SEC Compact Day 6:
Hi everyone, we have had limited interaction with the group from Peru because of their remote location and no accessibility to wifi. We do know that they are safe and have had a good week. They are enroute to the airport in Peru now and will be landing in Atlanta at 10am tomorrow morning. Check … More Update from Peru