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Birmingham Freedom Festival is underway

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Birmingham, AL - "Three Hots and A Cot" hosts the Birmingham Freedom Festival at the Crestwood Festival Center. In light of Memorial Day weekend, the "Three Hots and A Cot" organization is having a major fundraising event featuring food, arts and crafts, and live music.

The event is being held at the Crestwood Festival Center in Birmingham on Saturday from 9:00 AM until sundown. All the money raised will go to help homeless veterans reclaim their lives and their place in the community.

It is estimated that one in five homeless Americans are veterans. Three Hots and A Cot is a private, non-profit organization established to help homeless veterans and those returning from service transition back to life as a civilian.

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