Arby’s Foundation donates $6,000 to Jessie’s Place

The Arby’s Foundation presented Jessie’s Place with a check for $6,000 Tuesday afternoon as part of its grant initiative to combat childhood hunger. The food provider has partnered with youth-focused organizations for more than 30 years and local Arby’s operators nominated the Mission to receive these funds “based on the great work [being done] in…

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Bargain Centers become King’s Home Thrift Stores

  The Mission Possible Bargain Centers of the Jimmie Hale Mission officially became King’s Home Thrift Better Stores Friday morning. The two Birmingham-based charities teamed up to better serve the homeless and hurting populations they serve. “We opened our first Mission Possible Bargain Center in May of 2000,” said Mission executive director Tony Cooper. “For…

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February’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) Navigating Life’s Issues   The longer we experience life, the more aware we become that we control very little of life’s happenings.  Situations occur, circumstances vary, events come and go, and issues develop all without our permission.  Our primary goal is to manage as…

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Dale Cooper honored for 25 years of service

The Mission honored Dale Cooper, director of business administration, by celebrating her 25 years of dedicated service at a special retirement reception at City Club downtown Thursday evening. Countless friends, family members, colleagues, and special guests were in attendance to pay tribute to the wonderful woman they’ve all come to respect and love over the…

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January’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) STARTING A NEW YEAR As we begin a new year, I thought of a Bible verse that will encourage and enable us to successfully deal with the obstacles and challenges that life can bring. II Timothy 1:7 says, “For God has not given us…

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A Very Merry Christmas

    The Mission kitchen staff spent several days cooking more than 40 turkeys, 15 hams, dressing and gravy, green beans, sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce, rolls, pie, and cake in preparation for the 750-plus meals that would be served at the Shepura Men’s Center and to hundreds of seniors and shut-ins throughout the Birmingham…

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Downtown Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc. is a Christian-based, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, which includes a homeless shelter for men, a shelter for women and children, after-school Bible clubs, recovery programs, and three learning centers. This charity is often misspelled Jimmy Hale Mission.

Contact us at
Jimmie Hale Mission, P.O. Box 10472, Birmingham, Alabama 35202, (205) 323-5878
Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc.