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Bridgeworth Invests in Breast Cancer Research at the Pink Palace Casino Night

On April 14, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) held its 10th Annual Pink Palace Casino at Haven. More than 250 supporters of the BCRFA attended this night of Vegas-style casino gaming while raising money for breast cancer research. The BCRFA takes a comprehensive approach to battling breast cancer through support of collaborative …

Annual YWCA Luncheon Raises Funds for Homeless Children

On February 22nd, the YWCA of Greater Birmingham held its eleventh annual KIDS Korner luncheon downtown at the BJCC. Over five hundred friends of the YW gathered to raise money and show their support for this phenomenal program. KIDS (Kids-In-Distress) Korner is a unique facility which provides childcare to area homeless families free of charge. …

Bridgeworth 2017 Holiday Giving Spotlights the American Red Cross

2017 will be remembered for many things: a solar eclipse that brought work and school to a standstill as we all gathered outside to watch this natural phenomenon; a strong and steady stock market; and an unprecedented number of natural and manmade disasters: wildfires that swept through California, horrific shootings in Las Vegas and Texas, …

Reasons to Consider Gifting Appreciated Securities to Charity

With markets continuing to boom, many people are seeing their stocks and other securities gain value quickly. One way to best make use of that growth—and avoid tax penalties for it—is to gift appreciated securities directly to the charitable organization of your choice. It’s a great option and many simply overlook this special tax provision. …

Bridgeworth 2017 Summer Reading Recommendations

For as long as I can remember, I have loved reading. Growing up in the days before e-readers and cell phones, I would often read by flashlight long after my parents thought I was asleep. I fondly remember an old episode of The Twilight Zone with Burgess Meredith as bank teller Henry Bemis who would …