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Annual MLK Jr. Seed of Kindness Day of Service

Community Prayer – Beautification Projects *Free Lunch* Awards

Welcome to the 5th annual Seeds of Kindness Family Fun Day of Service in Clanton, Alabama


After 20+ years of community outreach and federal after-school programs experience in Alabaster, Alabama.

Oscar & Margaret Cindy Hawkins of Kids 1st-Bridge of HOPE Ministry and some caring friends expanded and purchased its first ministry home in Clanton, Alabama.

In collaboration with the YMCA on MLK Day January 23, 2019, Kids 1st-Bridge of Hope Ministry were provided the opportunity to host its first Seeds of Kindness Award Event, family fun day with kids vs adults basketball games, live music, a free lunch, along with a community beautification project and much more…

Seed of Kindness Award Events are sponsored to help raises and promote positive leadership awareness and help encourage youth and friends to share their talents and gifts

literally through giving free service back to the community!

Our Seeds of Kindness Award is given to:

City, Community, and a Youth Leader that has shown great love for children in our community.

Our goal is to Help Save Our Children!

8:00am-10:30-Free Family Fun Basketball Games-YMCA-Clanton 8:00am-10:30-Beautification Project in Historic West End Neighborhood

*11:00am-Community Prayer-Awards/Serve (100)-Free Lunch-Live Gospel Music

(11:00am-In Front West End Grill-free lunch served–1211 2nd Ave N.-Clanton, Al.)

1:00pm-Bible Give a Way * Closing Prayer * Clean-up

In Need of Volunteers: Feel free to come share your gift God gave you.

For more information feel free to call: 205-706-9467 or view –

It’s a Beautiful Day in Clanton, Alabama



Family Celebration Day

The public is invited to an open house at Kids 1st Awareness Youth and Bridge of HOPE Adult Job Resource Ministry Center. Free food, free backpacks, fun family games, and live music will be available. Enjoy a song called, “Imagine-Believe-Acheive” by the Youth of West End.

Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020 from 5pm – 7pm

Location: 115 Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Clanton, Alabama

Come and meet Margaret Hawkins, candidate for City Council District 4.

Open House -October 25, 2019 -Clanton, Al

Open House & Dedication Day

The BELL Resource Center

Building Educated youths & adults Leaders for Life…

Our goal: Encourage * Connect * Inspire through Education * Arts * Workforce Development and Resources…

Friday, October 25, 2019

11:00am-1:00 and 3:00-6:00pm

Bridge of HOPE Community Learning Resource & Event Center

104 11thStreet S. Clanton, Alabama 35045

  • Information tables: Afterschool, Adults & Community Programs
  • Free Food-Music-Games-Basketball and more…

In need of volunteers please call: 205-706-9467

Sponsored by-Kids 1st-Oscar & Margaret C. Hawkins & some caring friends-Celebrating 20 years (1999-2019)