October’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) WHAT ABOUT SIN?   Sin is not a popular topic these days and is something that we do not think about much.  It is defined as transgression.  I John 3:4 says, “Everyone who sins breaks the [God’s] law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.”  James…

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McLain Agency Donates $5,000 to Mission

CULLMAN, Ala. – Liberty National Life Insurance Company’s Clint McLain Agency named the Jimmie Hale Mission the recipient of a $5,000 “Making Tomorrow Better” donation at the Cullman Civic Center this afternoon. The Mission received $2,500 at the same event last year. This generosity will provide more than 2,500 hot meals to men, women, and…

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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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September’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) MOVING BEYOND SELF   Given our fallen nature we have an inclination to sin. Our biggest sin is selfishness, or worshiping the self, instead of God.  The Bible says I, Deuteronomy 6:13 to worship God only, while Psalm 2:11 tells us to do so…

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Publix Again Blesses Mission in Big Way

Publix Super Markets Charities donated $5 million to 18 Feeding America member food banks, schools, and other nonprofit organizations across seven states in its Southeast region Wednesday afternoon. The Jimmie Hale Mission was one of several Birmingham-area nonprofits to benefit from the organization’s generosity receiving $20,000 which will translate into more than 10,000 meals for…

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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 bragging rights. The path to glory was lined with 75…

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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.