In June of 2008 Mika Wall's daughter, Layah, passed away. She was just 6 days old. They were given a tiny pink gown for her burial, which became a precious memory in the midst of heartbreak. Now Mika is working to do the same for other families facing such loss.
It's the busiest week for Norton's Florist as they prepare for Mother's Day. They will prepare more than 2,000 arrangements and will be handling about 40,000 stems. All of those arrangements carry a message of love but none is more special than the arrangement called "Debby's Delight".
The Arbors subdivision in Moody is covered up with blue bows. There are more than a hundred mailboxes adorned with the bows which stand as a salute of support to first responders. It’s all part of the “Turning The Arbors Blue” project.
Pat Mikula is the co-founder of “Mothers Sisters and Daughters”; a prayer group that started in her home. Once a month they serve a lunch to senior citizens at Princeton Towers, paying for most of it out of their own pockets.
Stray dogs, neglected dogs, abused dogs. They all have a friend in Ruth Davis. Over the years, these “down on their luck” canines have somehow found their way to Ruth’s door and she never turns them away.
On MLK Day, many people will be doing volunteer work as a way of honoring civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Joy Craddock will be leading the way for one community, as part of HandsOn Birmingham.
Dog groomer, Sharea Dugger, has been a blessing to Tallulah, the goldendoodle WBRC is volunteering to train through Service Dogs of Alabama. Sharea is providing free grooming to keep Lula looking her best.
The WE Cafe is a charming diner in West End where the food is delicious, healthy and made from scratch. The pay-as-you-can community restaurant was developed under the watchful eye of director Ama Shambulia.
Dr. Tom Edwards meets with about a dozen patients every day who come to the Hope Health Center in Fairfield for low cost, accessible health care. 85% of them are receiving government aid or are uninsured and many are elderly or disabled.
Danielle Wilson is a professional hairstylist offering haircuts and styling to patients at Children’s of Alabama through the Children’s Harbor Family Center. She’s there twice a week to help those who are unable to leave the hospital.