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The Envision Opelika Foundation is excited to announce that the 5th Annual Opelika Giving Day was held on Wednesday, May 10th, 2023 through Friday, May 13th, 2023.

This online fundraising challenge provides an easy and exciting way to support local non-profits, celebrate the joy of helping others, and inspire a new culture of giving within our community.

Since its inception, Opelika Giving Day has helped raise over $150,000 for more than 35 nonprofits serving Opelika! Susan Brinson, Board Chair, says, “Envision Opelika Foundation is proud to be the host organization for Opelika Giving Day this year. Opelika Giving Day is a way to support special projects within our community, giving everyone an opportunity to contribute to their favorite nonprofit project, or possibly multiple projects, that impact Opelika! Individuals, companies, and organizations are all invited to participate in this special day of giving.”

For more information, to volunteer, or to give a donation, please reach out to these nonprofits with their webpage or Facebook link provided below.

Last year the nonprofits included:

Alabama Rural Ministry:

ARM is a bridge between families who need help, mainly in the way of home repairs, and those who desire to serve. As we build servant leaders, we also want to end substandard housing in Alabama! 

Webpage: www.arm-al.org


Circles Opelika is a Poverty Reduction Program designed to “inspire and equip families to resolve poverty and thrive”. A 12-week training course provides resources, speakers, and training classes that help participants (known as Circle Leaders) understand credit and debt, budgeting, self-care, parenting skills, tutoring for kids, career options, and more.

Webpage: circlesopelika.org/


Creekline Trains of Opelika:

Creekline Trails of Opelika is a citizen-led project to connect neighbors with nature by developing multi-use creekside trails and greenways along the beautiful watershed streams of Opelika, Alabama.

Webpage: creeklineopelika.org/


Curtis House:

The NextGen Initiative provides African American males opportunities that will develop, mold, and enhance skills to become the “Nextgen” of leaders, scholars, and innovators in their respective communities.

Webpage: thecurtishouse.org


The Arts Association of East Alabama:

The mission of The Arts Association of East Alabama is to provide rewarding and exciting experiences for the citizens of this area by developing innovative programming that will stimulate interest in the arts, eagerness to learn through the arts, and broader participation in and support of the arts.

Webpage: EastAlabamaArts.org


Friends of the Wood Duck Nature Preserve

The mission of The Arts Association of East Alabama is to provide rewarding and exciting experiences for the citizens of this area by developing innovative programming that will stimulate interest in the arts, eagerness to learn through the arts, and broader participation in and support of the arts.

Website/facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wdhpsnc/


O Grows

The addition of an outdoor classroom will allow O Grows to create more interactive and accessible learning opportunities for children, families, and seniors who already visit the garden. It also increases our ability to host community events and make growing spaces more available to a wider range of ages and ability levels.

Website/facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/opelikagrows


Opelika Bicycle Advisory Committee

The OBAC is a group of people working together to implement the Opelika Bicycle Plan and work towards becoming a bicycle-friendly community!

https://www.opelika-al.gov/418/Opelika-Bicycle-Advisory-Committee

Website/facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/opelikabicycleadvisorycommittee/


Opelika Community Theatre

Their Mission: To empower, enlighten, and involve the community to stimulate and develop their inner creative talents in writing, acting, music, dance, design, and leadership by providing quality entertainment for our communities; and to carve paths not yet traveled.

Website: opelikatheatrecompany.com


Southside Center for the Arts

As a cooperative venture between  The Arts Association of East Alabama, Envision Opelika, and the City of Opelika, Southside Center for the Arts will host many exciting and memorable events in the years to come, and continue to grow as an important cultural asset to our community.

Website: EastAlabamaArts.org


Twin Cedars Child Advocacy Center

The mission of Twin Cedars Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is to facilitate and achieve healing and justice for abused and neglected children by providing our core services of forensic interviewing, family advocacy, trauma-focused therapy, and forensic medical exams in both Lee County using a trauma-informed multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach.

Website: Twin Cedars


Village Friends

Village Friends’ mission is to provide aging adults (Subscribers) with a support system allowing them to age in place in the home of their choosing. Importantly, Village Friends provides outings and events to counteract social isolation. Our mission improves life for families and enhances many aspects of life for older citizens.

Website: Village Friends


Women’s Hope

Women’s Hope Clinic provides accurate & helpful information in a compassionate environment, to empower life-affirming choices that change lives. 

Website: Women’s Hope Medical Clinic


Nonprofits

THANK YOU!

Thank you all for your generous support. Each donation is highly appreciated! Each of the nonprofits featured this year is making a real difference in the lives of people in the Opelika community.

If you missed this opportunity to give as part of the Opelika Giving Day project fundraiser, but you still want to donate to an organization, you can reach out to them directly – your gift will always be welcome!

Contact Us

Opelika Giving Day
1103 Glenn Street
Opelika, AL 36801

Learn more about Envision Opelika Foundation at EnvisionOpelika.org