“What is Wealth?”: Tony Cooper’s contribution to Business Alabama

However you measure it, it’s more about value than currency. CARY ESTES Researchers for Harvard Business School recently surveyed 4,000 millionaires about the correlation between money and happiness. Among their findings were that wealthier people are somewhat more content than those with less money. Overall, a person with a net worth of $10 million is…

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Valley National Bank Volunteers Provide Valuable Classes at Jessie’s Place

Several volunteers from the Meadowbrook branch of Valley National Bank devoted a portion of their Tuesday evening to conducting classes in financial literacy at Jessie’s Place. Volunteers offer financial education at Jessie’s Place Topics such as banking basics, managing account balances, the importance of savings, and utilizing a credit report were all covered during the…

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Men’s Wearhouse Suit Drive fills racks at Shepura Men’s Center

The River Ridge and Galleria Circle locations of Men’s Wearhouse in Birmingham recently contributed countless suits and other business attire to the Shepura Men’s Center thanks to the company’s 11th annual Suit Drive. Customers at Men’s Wearhouse were treated to 50 percent off a new purchase with the donation of their gently used professional attire…

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Jessie’s Place clients “pampered” at Mary Kay event

Anna Washington recently hosted a Mary Kay Pamper Party for the women and children at Jessie’s Place. Washington provided the attendees with facials and manicures and the group also shared personal testimonies. A big thank you to Washington for the amazing evening she helped organized at Jessie’s Place! Click HERE to find out more about how you…

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“Live out what you believe in”

Volunteer of the Month: Dana DePew Dana DePew’s face is a happy, familiar, and welcome one around the halls and rooms of Jessie’s Place. The Hewitt-Trussville High School nurse and student leadership program sponsor has been volunteering at the shelter for just shy of a decade and her relentless love for the Mission has helped…

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August’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) Heroes Encouraging Word A hero is a person of distinguished ability, admired for their noble deeds or qualities. At The Jimmie Hale Mission, we have lots of heroes. Donors are our heroes. Where would we be without our loyal donors? As a faith-based Christian ministry,…

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Oil Changes for Survivors Impacts Jessie’s Place

Four current Jessie’s Place residents and one alumna accounted for just over half of the individuals who recently had their vehicles serviced free of charge during the second annual Oil Changes for Survivors event hosted by Cummins Sales and Service in association with Valvoline. The YMCA of Central Alabama was the other community partner chosen…

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LifeWay Christian Store, patrons bless the Mission

Chris Malone and the staff at LifeWay Christian Store (1672 Gadsden Hwy.) spearheaded the corporate office’s July community outreach effort with essential hygiene supplies for The Jimmie Hale Mission and Jessie’s Place. “LifeWay provided the supplies and we asked our customers to make personalized bags for donations,” Malone said. “Not only did our customers hand-pack…

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Shattered to Strong

Darrell arrived at The Jimmie Hale Mission with only the clothes on his back. He’d lost everything, including his family. “I had nowhere to go and no one to turn to,” he said. “The Mission provided me with safety and stability while I tried to put my life back together.” Darrell said the Christ-centered atmosphere…

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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.