What Are You Stashing?

“Sometimes we are all cynical. We make a judgement without fully understanding the facts. We do not consider or have the capacity to see the entire picture. We are flat out wrong. Friday night was one of those moments for me. Some precious older ladies, from a partner church ministry, have been producing a bunch of grocery sack sleeping mats for street friends. When they finish another mat, another mat…Keep Reading

Bundles of Fresh Flowers

When we received a call on a Sunday afternoon for an “emergency flower pickup,” we never imagined returning to GKC with 299 bundles of flowers. That very day, we visited the apartment complex of a dear friend to share the love. Our friend “just so happened” to be outside her apartment as we drove in and asked what we were doing. She heard of our flower excursion and decided to…Keep Reading

Beauty for Ashes

“Reflections from a seamstress who needs His assurances daily… Recently, as I was working in my sewing room, a vision came to my mind. Not that this is an unusual occurrence, (I think it’s the coffee that fuels my efforts there!) but the message of this vision was interesting. I was in the process of taking donated t-shirts apart and preparing them to be made into “new” clothing for children;…Keep Reading

Love Does America

One of our partner ministries anonymously shared ready to give away Love Does toiletry kits with Grace Klein Community. Our friends completed some for us that we can share with you from our office or you can make your own. Step 1: Source Love Does toiletry kits from GKC or make your own. Easy to make at home, here’s what you need: Ziplock bags Index cards with encouraging scripture (you…Keep Reading

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


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