A spirit of Thanksgiving at the Mission

Few things usher in a true spirit of thankfulness like witnessing hundreds of servant hearts fast at work helping provide for those in need, especially during the holidays. This morning offered a beautiful glimpse into such an atmosphere as hundreds of volunteers weaved through the Mission campus and dining hall with hopes of brightening the…

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Drive Away Hunger delivers food in time for the holidays

This morning’s siren and light parade marked the culmination of the 12th annual Drive Away Hunger campaign spearheaded by NorthStar EMS. Each year the organization invites other private ambulance companies in Jefferson County to participate in the food drive, an effort it hopes will make an impact in the lives of those who need it…

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Aveda students again serve at Mission

Seven cosmetology students from Aveda Institute Birmingham offered complimentary haircuts to countless clients at the Shepura Men’s Center Tuesday morning. The group has been volunteering at the Mission for three years now and it gives the women a chance to hone their skills while also providing a important service to the men in the program….

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Wild About Volunteering – September Volunteer of the Month

Mechelle Wilder is a founding and non-managing partner of ARC Realty, a company that employs more than 350 agents in seven offices statewide. She is also president of the Birmingham Association of Realtors MLS board, which represents more than 5,000 agents in 12 counties, and is currently enrolled at the Birmingham School of Law. She…

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Nurturing Parenting – May’s Volunteers of the Month

Waynette organizes and facilitates a 10-week Nurturing Parenting program at Jessie’s Place on behalf of Children’s of Alabama’s Behavioral Health Center and has spearheaded the partnership for nearly two years as part of the Center’s community outreach initiative. The focus of the program, which is currently offered four times per year at the shelter, is…

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17 Years of God’s Work on Wednesdays

Showing Support Through Service: For nearly 17 years James Harbour has been blessing the dining halls of the Mission’s men’s center with his infectious smile, positive demeanor, and dedicated service. He started volunteering with the Mission when it was still a fixture on the corner of 24th Street and 3rd Avenue North near the post…

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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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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.