Charitable contributions are critical for Firehouse Ministries’ to thrive. Because of you, we provide chronically homeless men in the Birmingham area a nurturing and caring housing environment and empower each individual to reach his full potential. Your gift enables Firehouse Ministries to house and feed over 213 men each night as well as offer empowering support programs to over 75 men each day.  Together, we work to relieve suffering and resolve homelessness. You help us restore dignity, respect, and hope to all who enter our doors. Thank you for your generosity!


  • Mail your gift to Firehouse Ministries, Development Department, 626 2nd Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203.
  • Call us at 205.252.9571 to make your donation by phone.


At Firehouse Ministries, we believe in the power of compassion, hope, and the enduring legacy of kindness. Imagine a future where homelessness is just a memory, where every person has a safe place to call home, and where the cycle of poverty is broken. With your support, this future can become a reality, and you can leave a lasting legacy of impact and change.

Your legacy gift to Firehouse Ministries is not just a financial contribution; it’s a promise to transform lives for generations to come. By including our shelter in your estate plans or through other planned giving options, you are ensuring that the most vulnerable members of our community will receive the support and care they need, long after you’re gone.

Why Choose to Leave a Legacy with Firehouse Ministries? 

  1. Enduring Impact: Your legacy gift will provide a stable source of support for our shelter, allowing us to continue our mission to provide shelter, food, education, and hope to those experiencing homelessness.
  2. Empowerment: You empower individuals and families to break free from the cycle of homelessness and poverty, giving them a chance for a brighter future.
  3. Community Building: Your legacy becomes a part of our shelter’s history, inspiring others to follow your example and create a ripple effect of positive change within our community.
  4. Honoring Your Values: Your commitment to leave a legacy reflects your deeply held values of compassion, social justice, and the belief that every person deserves a chance to thrive.
  5. Tax Benefits: Depending on your country’s tax laws, planned giving may offer significant tax advantages, allowing you to maximize the impact of your generosity.

How to Leave Your Legacy:

  • Bequests: Include Firehouse Ministries in your will or trust by designating a specific amount, a percentage of your estate, or specific assets to support our mission.
  • Life Insurance: Name Firehouse Ministries as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, ensuring your legacy gift supports our work.
  • Charitable Trusts: Explore options like charitable remainder trusts or charitable lead trusts, which can provide both income for you and support for our shelter.
  • Retirement Assets: Designate Firehouse Ministries as a beneficiary of your retirement accounts, such as IRAs or 401(k)s.
  • Real Estate or Property: Consider gifting real estate, personal property, or other assets to Firehouse Ministries as a meaningful way to leave your legacy.

We are here to assist you in any way we can, whether you have questions about planned giving options, need guidance on estate planning, or want to discuss the impact your legacy gift will have on our mission. Together, we can create a future where homelessness is a thing of the past, and where your legacy of compassion shines brightly.

For more information on leaving a legacy with Firehouse Ministries, please contact Bryan Johnson, Director of Mission Advancement at 205-252-9571 or Your legacy gift will change lives and shape a brighter tomorrow for our community. Thank you for considering this meaningful commitment.

Our Tax ID number is 63-0884164.