LETTERMEN of the IRON BOWL to Sponsor Benefit Luncheon Featuring Crimson Tide & NFL Great ~ Bobby Humphrey!

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Bobby Humphrey to Speak at Benefit for
The Firehouse Shelter

BIRMINGHAM, AL, February 15, 2013—Bobby Humphrey, former University of Alabama and NFL football star and member of the LETTERMEN of the IRON BOWL™, will be the keynote speaker at a barbecue luncheon benefiting The Firehouse Shelter. The event is set for Wednesday, March 13 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Assembly Hall of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood. Individual tickets are $20.

Humphrey will share his message of hope, “Overcoming Obstacles—One Yard at a Time,”highlighting his personal journey out of poverty to a starring role with the Crimson Tide and a career playing NFL football. Firehouse Shelter Executive Director Steve Freeman will give a brief presentation on how the community is making a difference in the lives of the homeless, and there will be a special testimony by one of the Safe Haven program alumni.

Freeman says: “We are thrilled to have someone of Bobby Humphrey’s stature come and speak on behalf of The Firehouse Shelter and our mission of serving the area’s homeless.All the money raised at the luncheon will go toward our Safe Haven housing program, which houses 24 men with serious mental illnesses. We are grateful that Darryl Fuhrman and the LETTERMEN of the IRON BOWL™ have partnered with us to raise awareness and funds for programs that break the cycle of homelessness.”

For nearly 30 years, The Firehouse Shelter has provided homeless men in the Birmingham area with a nurturing and caring environment while empowering each individual to reach his full potential.

Contact Doug Kovash at dkovash@firehouseshelter.com (205) 908-9304 or Darryl Fuhrman at info@LettermenOfTheIronBowl.com (205) 826-1009 for tickets. You also can purchase tickets online by clicking here or at Salem’s Diner in Homewood, AL.

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