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TIME CHANGE: Councilors Will Present Items Collected During the Clothing and Food Drive to Local Shelters Today

Media Advisory                                                                                     Friday, October 30, 2015

Contact: Brittany Sharp

Phone: 205-721-5369

BIRMINGHAM, AL – In its first year, the Birmingham City Council’s Clothing and Food Drive has proven to be a huge success! The outpouring of generosity resulted in a large amount of goods donated two days this week by Magic City Classic attendees with drop offs ending Thursday, October 29, 2015. Today, Councilors will deliver the items to organizations that partnered with the Council for the first “Classic Giving Back” initiative.

WHAT: “CLASSIC GIVING BACK” Clothing and Food Deliveries

WHEN:  Today. Immediately following the Transportation Press Conference at BJCTA


  1. YWCA: 309 23RD Street North, Birmingham 35203
  1. Pathways: 409 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North, Birmingham 35203
  1. Jessie’s Place: 2305 5th Avenue North, Birmingham 35203
  1. First Light: 2230 4th Avenue North, Birmingham 35203

WHO: Birmingham City Council

For more information, please contact Birmingham City Council Director of Public Information Officer Brittany Sharp at (205) 721–5369 or