Why do you like working at the Mission? October Edition

LaTonya Melton at Jessie’s Place

“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

Wayne Buckley in his office

“‘The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.’ And that’s what we do here and why I love working at the Mission.”

– Wayne Buckley ~ Director of Finance – Celebrating 1 year with the Mission


Other employees celebrating anniversaries this month:

Sandra Johnson – 17 years
Jerry Kaloc – 13 years
Nancy Boatright – 11 years
Veronica Roberts – 10 years
Keya Miles – 9 years
Terry Preston – 7 years
Joseph Mackentepe – 2 years
Mary Powe – 2 years
Gloria Tyson – 1 yea

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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.