Project Homeless

In November of 2017, RS conducted a toiletry, coat and blanket drive for the ladies at Pathways Women’s Shelter

Hurricane Relief Block Party

In September 2017, Hurricane Irma, Jose & Harvey heavily effected the South. RS threw a Hurricane Relief Party to collect donations & canned food to help hurting areas

Jacksonville State Revamp

In 2018, RS took a road trip to Jacksonville to help with the aftermath of a tornado that swept through the town. We even got a chance to help revamp some of the buildings

2018 What’s Your Worth

Feb 2018- We hosted an event called “What’s Your Worth” focusing on budding entrepreneurs and helping them learn how to “set their price” by networking with other local entrepreneurs

EPIC School Donation Drive & Clean Up

March 2018- We collected donations to help E.P.I.C Elementary School keep their classrooms clean and their children healthy through this flu and allergy season. We also went in a disinfected the school

Knowledge is Power Book Drive with LK

Feb 2018 RS had a Black History Month Book Drive to collect reading material for local elementary school students

Juneteenth Festival 2019

June 2019- We put on Juneteenth at UAB’s Mini Park, over 500 people came out to enjoy free food, music, games, art and information on the celebration of true African American freedom

EJI Legacy Museum Visit with JCMP

Our partner The Jefferson County Memorial Project, led a trip to Montgomery to visit the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice

CSM Amazon Packaging

One of our partners, Christian Service Mission, needed assistance in sorting and packing through goods from their warehouse to be distributed to the community later, so our members gave them a helping hand

FIT IN FAITH

January 2020- We put together a beginner friendly Health Challenge that focused more on encouragement and the realistic view of trying to be healthy. D1 Vestavia partnered with us to provide weekly workouts and other local trainers and chef’s helped show options for those who couldn’t make it to the workouts

Community CleanUp with 957 Jamz 98.7 Kiss…

November 2020- We joined 957Jamz, 987Kiss FM, Keep Birmingham Beautiful, and Jefferson County Community for Economic Opportunity in cleaning up the community at Hooper City Park & Recreational Center! We cleaned up 12 bags worth of trash!

COVID Grocery Delivery to At-Risk People
  • March 25, 2020

April 2020 – We packed up 4 cars of food provided by Christian Service Mission to deliver to Pastor Johnathan Woods with All Nations Church! They have been serving food to 250-500 people everyday who have been impacted by local area school closings

2020 Voter Registration

September 2020- We were given the opportunity to have a voter registration table at a local peaceful protest for Social Justice, this protest was put on by volunteer and Samford football player Justin Hayes.

UAB Freshman Move-In

2018 Our team helped UAB Freshmen Move-In to their new dorms

Toy Distribution w/ Carlos Chaverst Foundation

December 2020- We were invited to come help serve at Carlos Chaverst’s Toy Distribution. We served pizza, worked check-in, and facilitated pictures with Santa, all while seeing the joy on the children’s (and parent’s) faces

WESCAM Album Release- Water Drive for Flint, MI

We partnered up with UAB’s Blaze Radio, and NPHC for an album release party for CEO and Founder WESCAM, he decided that this would be a great opportunity to collect water for Flint, MI’s unsafe water crisis

Black Excellence Awards

2018 & 2019- It is rare that students with creative talents get honored with non-academic based awards in college. Because of this, we put on a program called the Black Excellence Awards, that allowed talented students to perform and be presented with student-voted and panel-voted awards

Jimmy Hale Mission Food Drive with Clean Cut Chris

We partnered up with dancer Clean Cut Chris to collect food for the homeless through a dance workshop for his birthday!

Backpack Donation for First Church Birmingham

We had the opportunity to donate backpacks to the Early Learning Center of the First Church Birmingham at their back to school drive

Father’s Day Food Service with Jimmy Hale Mission

For Father’s Day in 2018 we decided to spend it serving the people at Jimmy Hale Mission

Home Building with Habitat for Humanity

2018- Our volunteers and Community Outreach Coordinator assisted Habitat for Humanity in building homes for members of our community

Meal Packaging for the elderly

We wrapped up 2020 with some helping hands lent to Christian Service Mission as they worked to assist United Way’s Meals on Wheels Program. New RS members Markail Mitchell and Reggie Seals helped packaged meals for the volunteers to take to the elderly during this pandemic.