• A Caring Community Supports Adults with Special Needs

    A Caring Community Supports Adults with Special Needs

    After getting to know Allen Jordan, an adult with special needs at his church, Sil Gleim wanted to know what kind of support he received outside the church. That’s how she learned about BrightStone—a comprehensive, nonprofit community dedicated to helping people with special needs live fuller, richer lives. more

  • Meet a Pet Goat That Rides Around in a Truck Making Everybody Smile.

    Meet a Pet Goat That Rides Around in a Truck Making Everybody Smile.

    Originally purchased to help clear underbrush, a pet goat in Atmore, Alabama showed little interest in farm work. But she’s found a higher calling as the de facto town mascot. more

  • Her Contagious Enthusiasm Spread to Co-Workers Then to a Food Bank

    Her Contagious Enthusiasm Spread to Co-Workers Then to a Food Bank

    In a single day, Regions volunteers packed over 200 boxes of food at a local food bank to help elderly neighbors in need. more

  • Some Kids Don't Listen to Their Parents. Allie Couldn't Hear Hers.

    Some Kids Don't Listen to Their Parents. Allie Couldn't Hear Hers.

    On October 1, 2009, Daniel and Natalie Hobbs of Birmingham, Alabama received a phone call they will never forget. They had taken their daughter, Allie, to school that morning thinking everything was fine. A few hours later, her teacher called. “She said, ‘Something’s not right,’” Daniel remembers. “’Allie’s not responding to any sound.’”... more