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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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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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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Where the Heart Is – Jessie’s Place Volunteers of the Month

When the phone call came asking Rhonda if she’d be willing to volunteer at Jessie’s Place, she saw more than a conventional opportunity to be involved with her congregation at Mt. Canaan Full Gospel Church. She saw God opening a door she was led to several years before. Rhonda felt called to work with women…

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Volunteers anchor Thanksgiving at the Mission

Hundreds of volunteers gathered on the main campus of the Jimmie Hale Mission this morning to devote part of their day to making someone else’s a little brighter. Serving began at 6 a.m. with the first group of workers preparing breakfast plates for the clients at the Shepura Men’s Center.   Play the above video…

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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.