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
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
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
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!
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.
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
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.