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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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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Men’s Center Shows Appreciation to Christian Service Mission

The Shepura Men’s Center kitchen staff provided lunch for the workers at the Christian Service Mission Monday afternoon as a gesture of gratitude after the fellow nonprofit played host to much of the Men’s Center’s cold storage needs during the recent freezer expansion construction. While the original time frame for the help was projected at…

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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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A Birthday Unlike Any Other

While most 12-year-old girls are busy with parties and rapidly spending their gift money, Tinsley is doing something very different; she has traveled to another state and woken up at 5 a.m. on a Sunday morning to serve breakfast to the clients at the Shepura Men’s Center. Tinsley is no newcomer to the Mission. She…

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The Long Walk Home

  When his father passed away unexpectedly in April of 2017, Carl found himself homeless and in dire need of help. After four months in an apartment his mother helped provide, Carl finally succumbed to a lengthy grieving process antagonized by a host of unknown mental illnesses. One afternoon he simply walked out the door…

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Colson Receives Prestigious Samuel Ullman Award

Scotty Colson has been named the 2018 recipient of the Samuel Ullman Award the Japan-America Society of Alabama announced Wednesday evening at its annual dinner held at the Regions Field Diamonds Direct Ballroom in Birmingham. The organization established the award, named in honor of the 20th century Birmingham civic leader and poet, in 1992 to…

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Freezer Expansion Project Complete at Men’s Center  

    All but the final touches are complete on the freezer expansion in the dining hall at the Shepura Men’s Center. The renovation, which was made possible thanks to a grant from an anonymous donor last year, added approximately 760 cubic feet of additional space. The storage is divided into both a freezer and…

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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, learning centers, and thrift stores. 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.