Let Everything that has Breath Praise the Lord!

“Let everything that has breath praise the LORD! Praise the LORD!” – Psalm 150:6 Our late dad, although he never played an instrument, had such a gift for sound, creating music, and keeping people entertained on the dance floor. My dad’s name was Jhonny (Johannes.) As a hobby, he became a DJ, playing music at weddings, dinner parties and other events. “Long Johns Disco” was the name of his business….Keep Reading

Big Hearts, Big Impact

“This past holiday season we had the privilege of delivering Christmas gifts to a family in need. It was amazing delivering a whole car load of gifts that were so generously donated by the Grace Klein Community. The car was full, top to bottom! I could tell by the shock on their faces that they had no idea what they were about to receive. The dad asked if he could…Keep Reading

Why GKC Matters To Me

“Every person wants to know they are loved and that they matter. Grace Klein Community strives to live out community as a verb, providing people a forum to share what they have so everyone has what they need. Different ways to share are as unique as all of the different people who are part of a healthy community… we can give and take time, resources, money, talents, encouragement, knowledge, work, listening,…Keep Reading

Giving Eagerly

We all have something to give whether time, money, stuff, encouragement, resources, knowledge etc. Giving takes all of us. “Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. And give according to what you have, not what you don’t have.” – 2 Corinthians 8:12 (NLT) Meet some of the businesses and churches that helped Grace Klein Community love on Birmingham during this holiday season through Christmas Gift Drives, Coat Drives,…Keep Reading

The Greatest Gift of All

“… For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.” – Philippians 2:13 “It all “seemed” to start with one phone call. On November 30, 2016, I received a special request from one of my monthly food delivery recipients. Ms. Gilmore lives simply, survives on the bare minimum, and always gives any extra she may have to those in her surrounding…Keep Reading

Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce

Grace Klein Community recently joined the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce. We are thankful to be able to network with businesses in our local area that can come alongside us and partner with us in caring for families in Birmingham. We are thankful to the following Vestavia businesses that have committed to partner with us through fundraising events, Flip Side articles or canned food donations in the coming months: Pure Fitness…Keep Reading

Backpacks for Kiddos

Precision Chiropractic of Alabama is a partner of Grace Klein Community and wanted to incorporate their patients in serving families in Birmingham. They brainstormed several ideas and then came to Scott Elliott and asked if they could do a backpack drive for Grace Klein Community. As God does, one of our food recipients, at the same time, asked if we could help her gather school supplies for 4 children in…Keep Reading

Donations are Never Random

Every week we receive unexpected donations. Maybe it’s a house full of furniture, a car, a handful of lawn chairs, two cases of heart marshmallows, 25 bags of clothing from someone’s father that recently passed away, a box of chalk, backpacks filled and ready for the houseless, or a case of Bibles. You never know what you will get and how God will use it. He always has a plan…Keep Reading

Running the Race with Endurance

For six years, Grace Klein Community has been the designated organization to collect the clothing discarded by runners throughout the annual Mercedes Marathon. This was my second year volunteering. When I woke on Sunday morning, braving the cold and clutching my hands around my warm cup of Starbucks of coffee, I had no intention of walking the 13 mile half marathon, only what was “required” of me. God had other…Keep Reading

Hand to Mouth. We must Love.

Hand to mouth. We all know someone that lives this way. Maybe we don’t know their name, but we should. Not to stereotype, but if we went to a drive thru restaurant, the movies, a gas station or a grocery store this week, we probably had a brief interaction with someone living hand to mouth.   What are great needs for every household? Toilet paper Shampoo Deodorant Laundry detergent Cleaning…Keep Reading

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