December’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) How Is Your Relationship? How is your relationship with God? Relationship is defined as having a connection, association, or involvement. What is amazing is Almighty God, the Creator of heaven and earth, desires to have a personal relationship with mankind. The question is, does…

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Where the Heart Is – Jessie’s Place Volunteers of the Month

When the phone call came asking Rhonda if she’d be willing to volunteer at Jessie’s Place, she saw more than a conventional opportunity to be involved with her congregation at Mt. Canaan Full Gospel Church. She saw God opening a door she was led to several years before. Rhonda felt called to work with women…

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Vanishing Act – December Testimonial

We were on pins and needles all the time. We were constantly looking over our shoulders… When Chris joined a local church in the Tuscaloosa area a few years ago, everything was as one might expect. He attended regularly, sang in the choir, and was motivated in a life of what he thought was Christian…

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Volunteers anchor Thanksgiving at the Mission

Hundreds of volunteers gathered on the main campus of the Jimmie Hale Mission this morning to devote part of their day to making someone else’s a little brighter. Serving began at 6 a.m. with the first group of workers preparing breakfast plates for the clients at the Shepura Men’s Center.   Play the above video…

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NorthStar EMS helps Mission

Red light were firing and sirens were sounding Monday morning as NorthStar EMS rolled into the Mission for the finale of its 11th annual Drive Away Hunger campaign. The organization challenged LifeGuard Ambulance, Shoals Ambulance, and Advantage EMS participated in the effort which began several weeks ago. In all, three ambulances were filled with food that was…

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Annual Audit Report Now Available

The Mission has made public its most recent Annual Audit and 990 Tax Form in an effort to maintain transparency regarding financial stewardship and credibility. This video highlights the importance of accountability when donating to any nonprofit organization.   The Mission will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2019 For more information on the Mission’s sources of financial…

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Greenlee honored among 30 Women Who Shape the State

Robin Greenlee, chairwoman of the Mission’s Board of Directors, has been chosen as one of 30 honorees by Alabama Media Group in this year’s Women Who Shape the State group. “We must actively cultivate leadership in others and empower them to use it,” Greenlee told Jessica Sawyer from Birmingham Magazine. “We all have the responsibility…

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November’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) THREE Stress Relievers In our world today, stress is unavoidable. There is confusion, chaos, and conflict all around. No one is excused or exempt from the trials and troubles of life. In John 16:33 Jesus says, “In this world you have tribulation, but take…

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2017 Impact Report Now Available

See how your generosity helped the Mission change lives for the better in our community by reviewing the information in our 2017 Impact Report! For your convenience, the graphic below features a concise breakdown of combined major figures for the Shepura Men’s Center, Jessie’s Place, Royal Pines Recovery Center, and Discovery Clubs. If you would…

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Why do you like working at the Mission? October Edition

“My favorite quote is ‘touch one to reach one.’ My pastor said it in church once and it stuck with me. I enjoy sharing Jesus with women and children all day, every day, and I love watching Jesus blossom in others.” – LaTonya Melton ~ Director of Jessie’s Place – Celebrating 10 years with the Mission…

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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.