Birmingham is ready to help the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The City of Birmingham and the Christian Service Mission is teaming up to send supplies from Alabama to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian left destruction and people in need in its path. The Executive director of the Christian Service Mission, Tracy Hipps explains what is happening and how you could help. “We will send things like tents, duck tape, flashlights all kind of things like that,” said Hipps. “We are teaming up with the City of Birmingham and the Mayors office to collect cleaning supplies, just anything people would need from a disaster.” For those interested in helping out, collection locations will be set up Boutwell Auditorium beginning September 9-12 from 7:30 am to 5pm daily. Donations are also accepted at the Christian Service Mission located at 3600 3rd Avenue South in Birmingham, AL 35222. Items collected during the supply drive will include baby supplies and diapers, batteries, bikes, new blankets, bottled water, can openers (manual), candles, canned goods, cleaning supplies, duct tape, extension cords, first aid kits, flash lights, garbage bags, hammers and nails, insect repellent, maps (local and regional), matches, mosquito ...

300骑行人集结“网红”自行车路,帮听障人士开餐厅_专用

由内容质量、互动评论、分享传播等多维度分值决定,勋章级别越高( ),代表其在平台内的综合表现越好。 新京报快讯(记者 姜慧梓)6月2日,北京首条自行车专用路迎来300位公益骑行人,通过骑行打卡为“静默餐厅”募款,并呼吁绿色出行,参与回天地区建设。 上午10点,发令枪响,300辆自行车驶上红绿相间的自行车道。据介绍,自行车专用路全长6.5公里,道路限速15公里/每小时,许多骑行者不到半小时就到达了终点。虽然自行车专用路已经开通两天,但很多参加活动的人还是第一次体验专用路。“感觉确实方便很多”,骑行人李先生介绍,他住在回龙观,在西二旗中关村软件园工作,自行车专用路的路线设计完全满足了他的通勤需求,“以前坐地铁太挤,开车又容易堵,以后我就准备骑车上下班了。” 李先生是从“回天有我”线上平台了解到这场活动的。他介绍,每一位骑行人只要完成骑行就会有企业为“静默餐厅”项目配捐,整个活动将募集款项50万元。据了解,“静默餐厅”是专为听障人士提供就业岗位,并由听障人士参与运营的公益项目。 原谅小串是静默餐厅项目的参与企业,目前已经在北京开了3家店,累计为47位听障人士提供就业岗位。原谅小串的创始人鲁露介绍,她在回天地区的第一家店将于今年7月底开业,9月底前将在北京开满10家店,按照每店招用15名听障人士的标准解决他们的就业问题。同时,项目还将扶持培养100名静默餐厅合伙人,待听障人士工作满一年后,创始人会拿出20%的股份,帮助听障人士成为合伙人...