Vanishing Act – December Testimonial

We were on pins and needles all the time. We were constantly looking over our shoulders… When Chris joined a local church in the Tuscaloosa area a few years ago, everything was as one might expect. He attended regularly, sang in the choir, and was motivated in a life of what he thought was Christian…

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Publix Charities donates $20,000 to Mission

  Publix Super Markets Charities presented a check in the amount of $20,000 to the staff at The Jimmie Hale Mission Friday morning. This generosity comes in addition to the countless in-kind food donations the Mission receives from local Publix stores on a regular basis. The grant will provide more than 10,200 meals to the…

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Holiday Placemat Coloring Project Now Underway!

The Mission’s annual Holiday Placemat Coloring project officially kicked off Monday, October 1. Each year, these hand-colored placemats are collected and displayed in the dining halls at the Shepura Men’s Center, Jessie’s Place, and Royal Pines. Participation is easy: simply download the PDF by clicking HERE, print and color the placemat, and then mail it…

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Clint McLain Agency Presents $2,500 to Mission

CULLMAN, Ala. – Liberty National Life Insurance Company’s Clint McLain Agency selected the Jimmie Hale Mission as one of four faith-based nonprofit organizations in the state to receive a $2,500 “Closer to the Heart” donation at the Cullman Civic Center this afternoon. The agency was one of nine on Liberty National’s Counsel of Champions, a…

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“The joy of my life is doing the will of the Lord”  

  VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH: Rosie Montgomery For nearly 15 years now, Rosie Montgomery has been conducting a weekly Bible study for the women at Jessie’s Place in downtown Birmingham. Upon meeting her, it quickly becomes apparent that she has been naturally gifted for service in women’s ministry. Rosie’s soft voice and gentle demeanor draw her…

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Alabama Ranked 4th in Food-Hardship Study

Alabama has the fourth highest food hardship rate – the inability of a household to afford enough food – in America according to a report released by the Food Research & Action Center last month. The data suggests that the state’s hardship rate currently sits at 19.7 percent while the national average is 15.7 percent….

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Jessie’s Place clients “pampered” at Mary Kay event

Anna Washington recently hosted a Mary Kay Pamper Party for the women and children at Jessie’s Place. Washington provided the attendees with facials and manicures and the group also shared personal testimonies. A big thank you to Washington for the amazing evening she helped organized at Jessie’s Place! Click HERE to find out more about how you…

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“Live out what you believe in”

Volunteer of the Month: Dana DePew Dana DePew’s face is a happy, familiar, and welcome one around the halls and rooms of Jessie’s Place. The Hewitt-Trussville High School nurse and student leadership program sponsor has been volunteering at the shelter for just shy of a decade and her relentless love for the Mission has helped…

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August’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) Heroes Encouraging Word A hero is a person of distinguished ability, admired for their noble deeds or qualities. At The Jimmie Hale Mission, we have lots of heroes. Donors are our heroes. Where would we be without our loyal donors? As a faith-based Christian ministry,…

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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.