From Homeless, to a New Home

“…On the verge of being on the street…” “Before coming to Jessie’s Place, we were literally on the verge of being on the street,” Sarah shared with us. They had just moved from Florida to Alabama for safety reasons.  Sarah was pregnant with her third son when they needed to move and find a safe place to live. “Right after getting out…

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Moving Beyond Poverty at Jessie’s Place

In December 2016, The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham announced its plans to invest in innovative programs to move the Greater Birmingham women and their children beyond poverty. Jessie’s Place of the Jimmie Hale Mission was fortunate to be a part of this recent initiative.  Since being founded in 1996, this investment is the largest amount in…

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Local Shoppers Provide Meals to the Homeless

Even while shopping for groceries to feed their own families, Birmingham-area shoppers made a phenomenal effort to help provide meals to the homeless and hungry of the Jimmie Hale Mission. During the 16th annual Western Supermarkets Scan-A-Meal for Missions program, shoppers have raised nearly $15,000. This donation translates into over 8,100 meals!  During the 2016 holiday…

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Help for the Holidays

With funds down 9% as compared to this time last year, the Jimmie Hale Mission and Jessie’s Place needs your support to continue to make a difference in the lives of those that we serve. “We are not a United Way agency, nor do we receive government funding,” states Executive Director Tony Cooper.  “While there’s nothing…

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Project: Placemat

Give back in a fun way for the holidays! Project Placemat is a great way to give back to the men, women and children we serve through decorating holiday placemats with inspirational messages and designs that will be used during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. It’s not always easy being in a shelter during the holidays when…

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Make Your Gift Do Double Duty

Do You Match?? Many companies will match their employee’s charitable contribution, which can double the impact of your gift! With each donation, you can increase your impact to the Jimmie Hale Mission and double the donation through your employer’s matching gift program. It’s so easy – When you make your donation, simply contact your employer through…

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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.