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Looking for a Place to Donate Your Items? Bring Them to Us!

At Aletheia House, we believe in a special kind of caring for our clients. Many times people want to help, but don’t know how. If you would like to help by donating new or gently used items, check out a list of items that we would greatly appreciate. All donations are tax deductible and can…

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Job training program for high school dropouts wins continuation funding

Every year, thousand of students in the Birmingham area drop out of high school. Which means they are more likely to be unemployed and living in poverty. Birmingham Youthbuild gives them a second chance. The program, located in a renovated church in Ensley, provides free GED classes, construction skills training, life skills classes and employment…

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Healthy Snacks For Summer Campers

BIRMINGHAM NEWS 7.29.10-Aletheia House has run a free summer day camp for children from low-income families for more than 20 years. Its curriculum is aimed at healthful ways to live, with a goal of reducing future drug use or violence. But until this year, Executive Director Chris Retan had never thought about one part of the daily…

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Aletheia House wins Social Justice and Human Rights Award from AKA Sorority

Aletheia House received the Community Service Award  for its work promoting social justice and human rights at the 79th Southeastern Regional Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. More than 2,000 women from Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee attended the conference.

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Aletheia House receives $300,000 grant to train formerly incarcerated veterans at risk of homelessness

Aletheia House is pleased to announce it has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for its Jobs for Vets program. Jobs for Vets is an employment, training and supportive service program designed to assist veterans who are at risk of homelessness with obtaining life skills training and employment. The program primarily serves…

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Aletheia House COO Gloria Howard Speaks at National HIV Prevention Conference

Gloria Howard was honored to be invited to serve as a presenter at the National HIV Prevention Conference recently held in Atlanta. Gloria gave an enthusiastic talk about Aletheia House’s Getting Strongerprogram where she shared valuable information that was appreciated by all in attendance.

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Ebony Pearls rock 95.7 Jamz with information about empowering young women

Two of the amazing Ebony Pearls staff, Tiffiny Jackson and Lynda Cameron, were interviewed on 95.7 JAMZ about the Ebony Pearls empowerment program for young women. You can listen to the interview by clicking on this story and then on clicking on the attachment link.

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Aletheia House Welcomes Kids Who Care Summer Interns

School is out and summer is here! For Aletheia House, that means it is time for Kids Who Care camp and to welcome our summer interns. Each year, Aletheia House brings in several college interns to serve as camp counselors for our Kids Who Care summer camp, a free summer day camp for children from low-income families.  Aletheia House is thrilled to welcome this year’s group, an outstanding bunch of 15 bright, energetic students…

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Aletheia House Honored with Gift from Wells Fargo at Days of Giving Event

Aletheia House was honored by Wells Fargo with a $1,000 grant at the company’s Days of Giving ceremony at the Birmingham Zoo on September 18, 2012. Aletheia House was selected as a recipient by local company employees. “A hallmark of Wells Fargo is local decision-making and local involvement,” said Wells Fargo Area Business Banking Manager, Jim…

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Aletheia House Featured Non-Profit at Realtor Fest

Aletheia House was selected as the featured non-profit for the first annual Birmingham Association of Realtors’ REALTOR FEST. The event, held on May 8, 2014, was organized by the Birmingham Association of Realtors Affiliate Counsel and REALTORS® Young Professionals Network. Over 300 REALTORS® and Affiliate Members attended. REALTOR FEST was held at Avondale Brewery to…

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