How to Respond to Disaster Relief Assistance
Last Updated: 6/21/2011 8:50:13 AM
We will continue to identify ways for the Samford community to offer service and support. Please remember to check the Resource links to your right regularly as these agencies and organizations are providing regular updates on their websites and face book pages on how you can offer your hearts and hands in service to those in need.
- Christian Service Mission
- You can bring your items directly to the Christian Service Mission located at
3600 3rd Avenue South
- Employee and Student Emergency Assistance Funds
Consider donating to either the employee emergency assistance fund or the
student emergency assistance fund.
Employee Assistance Fund Giving Form
(This is the “Other Designation” page; donors must specify that they want to
donate to the Employee Assistance Fund.)
Student Emergency Assistance Fund Giving Form
- Greater Birmingham Humane Society
Greater Birmingham Humane Society, which is near Samford on Snow Drive, is serving as a
major staging area for animals that were displaced by the storms. Many
dogs and cats have been brought in from Tuscaloosa, Pratt City, etc. Some
have been reunited with their owners. Some no longer have owners.
Birmingham Humane Society for areas surrounding Birmingham - 300 Snow Drive,
Birmingham, AL (off of West Oxmoor Rd) - phone 205-942-1211 - www.GBHS.org
Don’t question or ask what you will be doing. Simply come with a
servant heart, ready to do what needs to be done.
- Hands On Birmingham
- Hands On Birmingham has specific site needs available
for volunteers. If you've not already formed a volunteer team or signed
up as an individual you can do so here as well as register as an official volunteer. There daily service site opportunities updated on the Hands on Birmingham website so check back often.
- Christian Service Mission
- Timely updates on additional service and resource needs are being posted on the
Christian Service Mission face book site. Addresses where you can drive to
and go into the community from a set location are also listed. http://www.facebook.com/ChristianServiceMission
. CS Mission is reaching into Birmingham, Cullman,
Tuscaloosa, and the smallest cities in between. The best thing is to sign
for their daily email newsletter which lists the service sites, instructions
for volunteering, as well as the day's most pressing donation needs. From
there, simply show up, individually or as a group, or follow instructions given
in the email to fulfill one of the needs they share.
- The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions
- The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions also has a website with regularly
updated donation and service effort needs at http://www.alsbom.org/feature2
a moment to reflect on those affected by these storms, including members of the
Samford community by viewing the guided prayer video .
Please remember that counseling is available should you need to talk to someone
during this time. Please call Counseling at x2065, located in temporary
offices on the 3rd floor of the University Center, in the Career Development
Center conference room area.