The Mission Celebrates 75 Incredible Years

The Mission celebrated its 75th anniversary with a birthday bash Monday afternoon at the Shepura Men’s Center chapel and dining hall downtown. Guests heard live testimonies from three clients whose lives were forever changed through their experiences at the Mission’s three shelters. Executive director Tony Cooper said that seeing the successful impact in people’s lives…

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Buffalo Wild Wings to Hold Mission Fundraiser

Participation Locations: ALABASTER:  840 Colonial Promenade Pkwy. BIRMINGHAM:  1416 4th Ave. S. BIRMINGHAM (HWY 280):  4507 Riverview Pkwy #108 BIRMINGHAM-TRUSSVILLE:  5915 Trussville Crossing Pkwy. GARDENDALE:  2505 Caulfield Dr. HOOVER:  2772 John Hawkins Pkwy. PELL CITY:  290 Vaughn Rd. TUSCALOOSA:  2710 McFarland Blvd. E.

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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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Greenlee honored among 30 Women Who Shape the State

Robin Greenlee, chairwoman of the Mission’s Board of Directors, has been chosen as one of 30 honorees by Alabama Media Group in this year’s Women Who Shape the State group. “We must actively cultivate leadership in others and empower them to use it,” Greenlee told Jessica Sawyer from Birmingham Magazine. “We all have the responsibility…

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Project: Placemat

Give back in a fun way for the holidays! Project Placemat is a great way to give back to the men, women and children we serve through decorating holiday placemats with inspirational messages and designs that will be used during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. It’s not always easy being in a shelter during the holidays when…

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Tony Cooper gains National attention

On Thursday, June 9th, Tony Cooper, the executive director of the Jimmie Hale Mission, received the Russ Reid Lifetime Achievement award during the annual Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM) conference held in Jacksonville, Florida The Russ Reid Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes Mission leaders who have served at least 15 years in a rescue mission…

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Grass is Getting Greener at Royal Pines

Royal Pines Recovery Center received an unexpected blessing to help maintenance get a little easier around the rural facility! American Legion Post 255 donated a John Deere riding lawn mower to the facility which currently sits on 2 acres.  Previously, the clients and staff of the facility used a couple of push mowers in order…

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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.