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December 27, 2011

Bama Rising Fund announces $818,000 in grants for tornado relief in Alabama

The Bama Rising Fund closes the year with an $818,000 round of grants for tornado relief, according to the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.

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July 13, 2011

Bama Rising Fund Announces $250,000 in Grants to Help with Unmet Tornado Recovery Needs

A month after the sold-out concert that raised more than $2 million for tornado recovery efforts across Alabama, the Advisory Committee for the Bama Rising Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is awarding $250,000 to rebuild and furnish homes in devastated communities.

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June 24, 2011

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June 15, 2011

Check out the Raising Alabama Single on iTunes!

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June 14, 2011

Cause an Effect: Chipotle Fundraiser

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiseron Wednesday, June 15th from 5pm-10pm at any Alabama Chipotle location. 50% of the proceeds will benefit The Bama Rising Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to support tornado relief efforts.

June 8, 2011

Former Crimson Tide Stars to Appear at Verizon Wireless Stores to Raise Money for Bama Rising Fund

Former University of Alabama football favorites and current NFL players Javier Arenas, Mike Johnson and John Parker Wilson will meet and greet with fans—signing autographs and taking pictures—at Verizon Wireless stores in Huntsville, Tuscaloosa and Birmingham this Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, to raise additional dollars for the Bama Rising Fund for tornado recovery.

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June 7, 2011

Bama Rising Charity Auction Adds Experience with NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson and Much More

Online auction opens today at 11 a.m. CST, funds will benefit tornado relief

Super group ALABAMA to host event featuring an all star lineup of talent

BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 7, 2011) – Just in time for the launch of the auction today, BAMA RISING organizers have added several auction items, including a NASCAR experience with 5-time champion Jimmie Johnson. The package includes a personal meet-and-greet, passes to the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Fest, suite passes to the Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup, a VIP garage/pit tour and an autographed No. 48 Team Lowe’s Racing fire suit from the 2009 championship season. Organizers have also added a Gibson guitar, hand-painted by Nashville artist Sam Bass and signed by all artists scheduled to perform at “BAMA RISING: A Benefit Concert for Alabama Tornado Recovery,” presented by Verizon.

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May 26, 2011

The Blind Boys of Alabama Joining Bama Rising Line Up

May 17, 2011

Bama Rising Annoucement Press Conference Video

May 17, 2011


Tickets Go On Sale To General Public This Friday, May 20th at 11:00am CST

BIRMINGHAM, AL (May 17, 2011) -- On Tuesday, June 14nd, the country music community will unite to assist victims of the tornados that ravaged Alabama on April 27th. "BAMA RISING: A Benefit Concert for Alabama Tornado Recovery," presented by Verizon, will take place at Birmingham's BJCC Arena. It will feature performances by Alabama, who is spearheading the event, Brad Paisley, Sara Evans, Sheryl Crow and numerous other artists. See below for a list of performers and special guests who have been confirmed to date.

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May 17, 2011

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