Community Involvement

At Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith, we are committed to giving back to the community in which we live and work. We value our commitment to service and show our support through charitable missions as a firm. Our employees are encouraged to get involved in the many community organizations the region has to offer. Each year, our team members receive three paid days to use for their own personal volunteer efforts. We firmly believe that a strong community creates endless opportunities for education, employment and increased quality of living.

As a dedicated member of the business community, we pledge our time, talent and financial resources to many important organizations. Several examples of the groups in which our firm members have served include:

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Alabama Baptist Children’s Home
  • Grace House Ministries
  • Firehouse Shelter
  • American Red Cross & LifeSouth blood drives
  • Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run
  • Young CPA Salvation Army Transitional Housing
  • The ARC of Jefferson County
  • Linda Nolen Learning Center
  • American Heart Association Jail Bail for Heart
  • American Cancer Society Cowboy Up for a Cure
  • Collat Jewish Family Services Food Bank
  • Big Oak Ranch
  • Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School
  • aTeam Ministries

We are also proud members of the Birmingham Business Alliance and the Hoover, Vestavia and Shelby County Chambers of Commerce. Members of our team are personally involved with several community organizations like the Hoover Rotary, Rotaract Club of Birmingham, Junior League of Birmingham, REV Birmingham Young Pioneers, Children’s Aid Society, Turning Hearts Ministry, Birmingham Tip-Off Club, Alabama Golf Association, Better Basics, Childcare Resources and the St. Vincent’s Professional Advisory Board.