Chakela’s Story

Compassion Today. Wholeness Tomorrow. Just 3 years ago, Chakela’s life wasn’t where she wanted it to be. Living with her mom and working at Burger King, her future wasn’t clear. She heard Urban Ministry was looking for young people in the community for WE Work, Urban Ministry’s Workforce and Life Skills program. She quickly called […]

Giving Tuesday 2018

  As the 40th Anniversary of Urban Ministry comes to a close, don’t forget about us on Giving Tuesday. Please consider giving to Urban Ministry to help continue the programs that are impacting numerous lives every day. Your support in 2018 changed lives. Help us carry that momentum into 2019! Click Here to Give! Sincerely, […]

Special Event Announcement: Table of Hope

We are proud to announce this year’s Table of Hope event. This year is incredibly special as it marks Urban Ministry’s 40th anniversary. The night will truly be one to remember. Join us to participate in our silent auction, enjoy fine dining, and share a one-of-kind evening with our esteemed guest City of Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin. Visit our homepage for […]

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

In 2008, the US House of Representatives established July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This observance aims to improve access to mental health treatment and services for multicultural communities through increased public awareness. Visit National Alliance for Mental Illness’ (NAMI) to learn more and to get resources to take part […]

Staff Spotlight: Chef McKinzie Harrison

McKinzie Harrison (pictured right) serves as Executive Chef and Chef Instructor for WE Cafe. Her leadership is highly favored and appreciated by all at Urban Ministry. WE Work interns love having McKinzie as their instructor due to her caring and patient demeanor in the kitchen. Her vibrant personality is contagious and often lends to the […]