A Mother’s Strength – May’s Client Testimonial

Ericka was overcome with remorse and guilt after losing her dream job as a nurse’s aide at a well-respected hospital when she was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to distribute a controlled substance. Despite only having to serve satisfactory probation to offset time behind bars, Ericka felt lost. She’d experimented with pain…

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Discovery Clubs honors its Mentors at Appreciation Celebration

Discovery Clubs held its Mentor Appreciation Celebration Saturday morning in the beautiful fellowship hall at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham. Discovery Clubs director Len Gavin and Jimmie Hale Mission executive director Tony Cooper were the key speakers at the event. Guests also heard essays read by the second through fifth grade contest winners. The five…

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17 Years of God’s Work on Wednesdays

Showing Support Through Service: For nearly 17 years James Harbour has been blessing the dining halls of the Mission’s men’s center with his infectious smile, positive demeanor, and dedicated service. He started volunteering with the Mission when it was still a fixture on the corner of 24th Street and 3rd Avenue North near the post…

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The Mission Celebrates 75 Incredible Years

The Mission celebrated its 75th anniversary with a birthday bash Monday afternoon at the Shepura Men’s Center chapel and dining hall downtown. Guests heard live testimonies from three clients whose lives were forever changed through their experiences at the Mission’s three shelters. Executive director Tony Cooper said that seeing the successful impact in people’s lives…

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Soldier of Misfortune – March Testimonial

“I started using drugs and alcohol at the age of 16,” Randal said, “and my use progressed quickly. I went from smoking marijuana to using pills and cocaine in just a matter of months.” The chronic narcotics abuse went on through high school and even followed him into military service. Although the Army offered accountability…

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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.