Modern Day Slavery

To look at Jenna, you see a young woman, a young mom, playing with her son and enjoying life.  And all of those details are true.  But behind her smile, Jenna revealed overcoming a very traumatic time in her life.  “When I first came to Jessie’s Place, I had been the victim of human trafficking,” Jenna shared with us.

“We were moved around a lot.”  (Constant moving is a tactic of traffickers, so their victims don’t know where they are or who to reach our to for help.)  “I only saw my son for about an hour a day,”  Jenna said.  But after breaking free from the modern-day bondage, Jenna was eager for a second chance at life.  “I wanted to give myself and my son a better life,” she said.

Hope for the Future

“When I first walked in the doors, I could feel there was an air of God in the place,” Jenna said.  With the help of Ms. Glenda in the learning center, Jenna was able to get a job.  “I work as an account manager, but I’m currently in training for management,” she said.  “More than anything, I hope for stability for me and my son.”  Because of your support, you gave Jenna “a safe place to lay my head and be with my son.”  You gave her a second chance at life.

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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.