Holiday Happenings Archives - Downtown Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc.

Project Placemat Time Is Here Again!

The Mission’s annual Holiday Placemat Coloring project officially kicked off on October 1! These one-of-a-kind, hand-colored placemats are used during lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day at the Shepura Men’s Center, Jessie’s Place, and Royal Pines....

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...