September 2017 - Downtown Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc.

Help uplift clients for the holidays

Help uplift the homeless men, women, and children of the Jimmie Hale Mission in a creative way! The annual Project Placemat is back just in time for the holidays and we need your help to decorate placemats to uplift our clients during the Thanksgiving and Christmas...

From Addiction to a Changed Life

Weak from Hunger Dwight struggled with addiction to alcohol and according to him was “just surviving, not thriving.”  Alcohol had ended his career as a teacher and he was living off $194 a month in food stamps. “I was just living off of...

Special Movie Premiere Event

See the movie Same Kind of Different as Me before anyone else! The Jimmie Hale Mission is hosting a special movie premiere on Wednesday, October 18th for Same Kind of Different as Me.  The movie features a renowned cast in which international art dealer, Ron Hall...

New Certifications offered for Mission residents

A new program for the clients at the Jimmie Hale Mission is underway! Two new certifications that clients can receive have now been made possible through the AIDT.  The AIDT is a statewide training institute that provides workforce development for Alabama’s new...

Under the Pine Trees

Growing up, both DeMarcus’ parents struggled with addiction issues.  And according to the AAETS*, “…children of addicts are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop a chemical dependency.” So it wasn’t too surprising when DeMarcus came to...