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Help UAB parenting students and their families blaze on this holiday season by supporting Little Blazer Wishes, a program that provides anonymous gift sponsorship to Blazers who would otherwise struggle to fulfill their children’s holiday wish lists.

UAB’s Benevolent Fund has been working in overdrive to meet the needs of Blazers and Birmingham residents. Making, restarting or increasing a monthly pledge via payroll deduction can help continue its work.

Some simple strategies — including micro-routines, mask desensitization and compassion — can help parents and the community ease anxieties in this frightening time.

Assistant Professor Ellen Eaton, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist, is leading the Jefferson County health department’s effort to reach special populations.

An online platform gives UAB innovators a chance to find creative solutions to front-line challenges. Anyone can post a clinical problem — or volunteer to help solve one.

Many of UAB’s more than a thousand international students are facing complicated questions and challenges — but you can help.

Coronavirus breeds loneliness, which is as bad for the health as heavy smoking. The longtime director of UAB’s Pastoral Care program shares how best to reach out to others in need.

Help support women in the workplace with your donation of gently worn, work-appropriate attire March 9-13.

Here's what researchers and academics can learn at a free workshop on Jan. 31 — and from a spell in Washington, D.C.

UAB staff and faculty share what drives them to volunteer their time for community-focused projects like the upcoming InnoHack 2020 event.

The sixth Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham home built by volunteers from UAB was dedicated with a ceremony Nov. 20, just in time for the Young family to celebrate Thanksgiving.

INTO Giving will make three annual gifts of $25,000 to Room to Read programs in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Tanzania — changing the lives of more than 50,000 school-age girls.

Drop new, unwrapped toys to the UAB Toy Drive boxes located in buildings across campus, from Campbell Hall to the Administration Building.

Five faculty are translating proven methods directly from Birmingham to locations around the world with pilot funding from the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

UAB is building its sixth Habitat House in Eastlake.

For the past six years, pathology Professor Upender Manne, Ph.D., has provided students a chance for a summer of “total immersion” in research as part of a major, multi-pronged effort to tackle the profound cancer disparities seen in African-American populations and build a cancer-fighting pipeline.

After using BlazerPulse in service-learning courses during spring semester, faculty feedback is helping make the online community-engagement platform an even better tool for promoting, organizing and measuring UAB’s impact in the community.

In fewer than six months, 1,343 faculty, staff and students logged more than 10,000 combined hours of community service in BlazerPulse, a platform launched in January to promote, organize and measure UAB’s impact in the community. If you're hoping to top the leader board, Michelle Henry is the one to catch.

Donations can be given through July 12 to Staff Council representatives. The unit donating the most will win 25 tickets to UAB Football vs. Rice.

Michele Kong’s KultureCity was named one of the world’s most innovative nonprofits this year. Here’s her advice on how to get from big dream to global impact.

Amy Badham, director of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research, was honored as Volunteer of the Year at the Hands On Birmingham IGNITE Awards in April.

Four training sessions are planned in May to help faculty, staff and students learn to use BlazerPulse, an online platform adopted to promote community engagement.

Contributions to the 2019 campaign goal supports local nonprofits such as Alabama Possible and its Cash for College program, which helped UAB junior Naomi Thomas attend college and discover her life’s calling.

Laura Gilmour quit her job in medical sales to pursue a passion to help others. Now, with help from faculty mentors and coursework in the Global Health Studies and MBA programs, she will be providing equipment and training to medical facilities in need around the world.

In just two years, the campus food bank has served more than 156,300 meals to students, employees, patients and their families with the help of volunteers, including students from the Department of Social Work learning to apply the principles that guide their profession.

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