May 19, 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic

“This is a generation-defining moment. And like every such moment that has gone before, it is not only the crisis itself but also how we respond that matters most.”
Amy Gutmann, UPENN Presi...

February 25, 2020

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”
– Percy Bysshe Shelley

As we look out the window of the venerable Community House, it’s hard to imagine that the start of spring is just days away. While it has been a c...

January 28, 2020

On January 1, 2018, The Community House ASSOCIATION’s Board of Directors announced the creation of a new and separate entity; The Community House FOUNDATION, to act as a supporting organization to The Community Hous...

December 26, 2019

“We can find meaning and reward by serving some higher purpose
than ourselves, a shining purpose, the illumination of a thousand
points of light, we all have something to give.”

– President George H. W. Bush

As we b...

November 25, 2019

Over the years, I have written about gratitude as a virtue every man should cultivate. Yet gratitude means nothing if you haven’t mastered the art of expressing it. “A man should use every opportunity to express to...

September 24, 2019

“October means something very important to the arts world and to communities throughout the United States – National Arts and Humanities Month.”

August 20, 2019

Throughout our 95-year history, The Community House has clearly demonstrated an unwavering commitment to Birmingham and to the region. Not only does the historic Community House meet its mission each year to “impact...

June 25, 2019

It is often difficult to measure the “economic value that non-profits add to our society, simply because the end product of their organizational processes are not tangible products or services, but rather intangible...

May 21, 2019

“The building blocks of self-esteem are belonging, learning and contributing. Camps offer unique opportunities for children to succeed in these three vital areas, and even beyond home and school” – Michael Popkin, P...

April 23, 2019

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time;

they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew

I read recently that “with busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are en...

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