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Aveda students again serve at Mission

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...
So, You Think You’re Fast?

So, You Think You’re Fast?

For two grueling weeks eight teams representing as many local businesses battled in the dining hall of the Shepura Men’s Center downtown. The prize? A five-inch tall trophy, but more importantly, the title of “Faster Servers in the South” and a year’s worth of...
Former Homeless Family Receives Car

Former Homeless Family Receives Car

Nnday Byrd, or “Day” as many know her, came to Jessie’s Place of the Jimmie Hale Mission in 2009 as a homeless, single mother in need of help and a hand up. Now, nearly a decade later, she’s running a successful cleaning business and can usually be found volunteering...
Donut Don: August’s Volunteer of the Month

Donut Don: August’s Volunteer of the Month

Don, a retiree of more than 20 years, was looking for a way to keep busy and give back to the community when his son mentioned the possibility of teaming up with a local pastry shop to help benefit those in need. The Heavenly Donut Company was discarding its day-old...