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Al's Lend a Hand tour rolls into Alabama

It is day four of Lend a Hand TODAY, and this morning Al is in Birmingham, Alabama, to help out Community Kitchens with more than $1.7 million in donations.This state was devastated by a series of deadly tornadoes that hit back in April. The National Weather Service estimates that 64 tornadoes devastated parts of the state and so many lives.Community Kitchens is a charity dedicated to making sure
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It is day four of Lend a Hand TODAY, and this morning Al is in Birmingham, Alabama, to help out Community Kitchens with more than $1.7 million in donations.

This state was devastated by a series of deadly tornadoes that hit back in April. The National Weather Service estimates that 64 tornadoes devastated parts of the state and so many lives.

Community Kitchens is a charity dedicated to making sure those in need get a hot meal every single day.

Learn more about the charity here.

Watch Community Kitchens' organizers' reactions to Al and special guest Paula Deen revealing the $1.7 million in donations in the video below.

Total Day 4 Lend a Hand donation tally: $1,725,655

Complete list of donors

2(x)ist Men's Underwear

All-Clad Metalcrafters

Aprica® 

Baxter

Beech-Nut

Birmingham Restaurant Supply

Columbia Sportswear Company

Cuisinart

Dei Fratelli

EBRO

Expo

Frigidaire

Glidden Paint

Good Neighbor Pharmacy

Hasbro

Hobart

Honest Tea

Hormel

Jordache Enterprises

Malt-O-Meal

Master-Bilt

McCormick & Company

Meyers Paula Deen Cookware

Motivated Movers

Nestlé Dreyer's Ice Cream of Dreyer's and Edy's Shakes

Old Spice

Paula Deen Aprons

Paula Deen Furniture by Universal Furniture

Paula Deen, Smithfield and the United Food and Commercial Workers

Penske Truck Rental

Procter & Gamble

Raymond James & Associates

Rudolph Foods

Sara Lee, Jimmy Deen, Ball Park and Hillshire Farms

Scotsman Ice Systems

SGI Delivery Solutions

Slim Jim

Steward Machine Company

Strickland Companies

Thompson Tractor Company

Toyota / 100 Cars for Good

Tyson

United Airlines

Waring 

Whirlpool

Winn-Dixie Stores

If you are a United Mileage Plus member or a Continental OnePass member, donate airline miles and money to Community Kitchens by clicking the links on the corresponding programs.

Want to lend a hand yourself? Let us know here and a TODAY producer may contact you. 

Read about earlier stops in the Lend a Hand tour:

Day 1: AK PRIDE in Anchorage, Alaska | Behind-the-scenes photos

Day 2: The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas | Behind-the-scenes photos

Day 3: Casa de Esperanza in Houston | Behind-the-scenes photos