Celebrating 10 years of Community Service
The 1st Annual Gala was created to celebrate the 10th
Anniversary of the New Rising Star Support Corporation, The
Gala is a Black Tie Fundraiser that will commemorate 10 years
of service and raise funds to continue our efforts.
We would love for you to join us. Entertainment will be
provided by Birmingham’s comedic Mrs. V and jazz-flutist, Kim
Scott. This event will kick off our 2015 Campaign for Giving
(click here to view our community services). A Three course
dinner and Red Carpet photo will be included.
The event will be held on February 21, 6 PM, NRS Christian
Family Life Center, 7400 London Avenue, Birmingham,
Tickets are $50 and is tax deductible. All proceeds will go to
our Community Support Corporation to help us continue
educating children, providing affordable housing, transporting
seniors, helping single mothers, etc.
Velancia Johnson is a Comedian, but most of all a Motivational
Speaker! She is known as an "Inspirationalist". Her heart is geared
toward empowering my sistahs, jump starting their ambition and
developing an increase of sisterhood among our community!
Kim (Felder) Scott is one of the most sought after flutists in both
the classical and jazz fields. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, she has
performed across the country and abroad since 2000 in recitals,
concerts, and with her flute and harp ensemble, Kimoni Duo, with
Monica Hargrave, harp.
Ms. Scott has also been featured as a soloist with professional
combos and orchestras across the United States and South
America. Currently, she is Chair of the Department of Music at the
Alabama School of Fine Arts where she teaches flute.
Serving our Community with Love, Loving our Community through service.
Education. Jobs. Wellness. Housing. Transportation.
It is the mission of this corporation to show love to our neighbors by enhancing the quality of life in three
Birmingham, Alabama, East Lake Community neighborhoods, Brown Springs, East Lake and Gate City, by
developing a community of choice through excellence in education, affordable housing and other supportive
LOVING OUR COMMUNITY WITH SERVICE
Our 501(c)(3) is a community development organization involved in the revitalization of our community. Our
mission is changing lives for the better. The quality of life in our communities will only improve as we develop
them to become a community of choice living through education, owner-occupied affordable housing and
other supportive services such as free senior transportation and career coaching and job fairs for the
unemployed and underemployed.
FROM CRADLE TO COLLEGE
Our goal is to make academic programs accessible for all from cradle to college. Education is key in reducing
poverty and providing hope for our community. We provide programs that enrich educational skills such as
afterschool, spring and summer camps and provide college scholarships.
WE ARE PUTTING BIRMINGHAM TO WORK
Workforce Development Initiative
Our goal is to provide professional development and employment opportunities to reduce unemployment
and underemployment in our target area. We enrich the quality of life by creating opportunities for earning a
livable wage so that residents x making an economic contribution to our community.
HOUSING THE COMMUNITY WITH HOPE
Our goal is to enrich the quality of life for our community. We revitalize our community by providing tools and
knowledge necessary for homeownership. We turn vacant properties into homes and renters into
homeowners. We also provide resources for home renovation. Homeownership and renovations increase
economic assets and develop a sense of community by building pride, interest and concern for our
OUR COMMUNITY IS ON THE MOVE
Our goal is to provide services that alleviate the transportation limitations for our senior community. We help
them to remain independent as we transport them for medical appointments, banking and shopping.
OPERATION LIVE WELL
Health & Wellness Initiative
Our goal is to enrich the qualify of life for our community by promoting healthy lifestyle choices. We offer free
or low cost comprehensive health care, nutrition and physical fitness classes to meet the needs of our
New Rising Star Community Support Corporation
Cheryl Lee, Executive Director
7400 London Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35206
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