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Who we are

Three Hots and A Cot is a 501(c)3 organization. NOT a Homeless Shelter, but a Gateway to Independence. Read more…

Who we serve

Three Hots & A Cot will serve those who have served. We will provide a place for homeless veterans to receive… Read more

What We Offer

Temporary housing, meals, counseling, medical, dental, job placement services, more…

Our Impact

In six years we have helped over 900 veterans move into affordable housing. See success rate…

Our Homes

Houses we maintain for homeless veterans

Facts

Review some facts about us

Our Team

Meet the Birmingham, Alabama Team

Ways to Help

Various ways to offer support

Come Work for Us

Are you a leader who shares our love for helping veterans?

We think of our group as one big family

Volunteers have played a large part in the success of our mission. We are proud that so many in our communities feel it is important to serve the needs of homeless veterans. We depend on our volunteers in so many ways. We invite you to join our family.

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Testimonials

Mark C

“This program gradually builds you up, and as long as you work the program, it’ll work for you. I came out much better than when I went in and I’d recommend it to anyone.”

M Tucker

“I’ll always be thankful. I wish everyone could come come through Three Hots but I know there’s not room for everyone…”

Anthony H

“Being at 3 hots, gave me time to clear my head, relax and get the medical help that i required to be self sufficient…Thanks, you have inspired me to action.”

Mike Ward

“…it’s hard to get a helping hand these days, which makes 3 hots a really great, and sometimes life saving program for all of us vets, I do greatly appreciate what they do and did for me.”

Involved

Operation Jarvis

Three Hots and A Cot took an opportunity to honor the late Bob Jarvis’ service to our country. We did some repair work and house painting.

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Veterans Day 2016

Three Hots and A Cot participating in the Birmingham Veterans Day Parade, 2016. Here we are getting our...
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Clay-Chalkville Christmas Parade

We participated in the Clay-Chalkville Christmas Parade held December 12th!

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Operation Gilmore

Barbara Gilmore contacted us not long ago. She’s a widow of the late James Edgar Gilmore, a US Air Force veteran who passed away in 2010. We did some repair work on her house.

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Gumbo Gala 2017

12th Annual Gumbo Gala. Fundraiser for Episcopal Place!

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Church of the Holy Apostles Mens Group

Church of the Holy Apostles Men's Group. Three Hots and A Cot cooked dinner for all and had a great fellowship...
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Patriot’s Day at CLCC

We went out to Changed Lives Christian Center on Patriot’s Day 2016 (9-11) to help feed the homeless with Clearbranch UMC.

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American Legion Post 171

Through Labor Day, American Legion Post 171 invited folks to experience BBQ & fixins’ American Legion style! We helped prepare and serve.

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Upcoming Events

Next Event Coming Soon!

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Donors

Virginia Young

Ms Virginia Young came by our Saint Benedict’s Veterans Center to donate food and clothing!

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Girl Scouts of North Alabama

Girl Scouts of North Alabama gifted us with a donation of clothes and supplies!

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Assistance League of Birmingham

Our veterans were pleased to have clothes donated that were nice enough for job interviews.

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Thunder Roads Magazine

Three Hots and A Cot receives donations from Thunder Roads Magazine & The Outpost for Bikers courtesy of Lori Ramage.

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Operation Excavation

Scott Burdette and crew. Credit also goes to Willoughby Contracting Co!

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Individual Supporters-Darlene & Wanda

Two of our supporters, Darlene Nelson Coyne and Wanda Parsons Chandler, are hosting a raffle for a TV to benefit Three Hots and A Cot! Drawing to be held during the Iron Bowl.

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James Brockman Family

James Brockman and family brought many sacks of groceries to help feed our Veterans!

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Archive Live 75

Mason brothers from Archive Live #75 paid us a visit and brought food and supplies for the veterans!

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Hunter Street Baptist Church Hoover

Some very nice folks from Hunter Street Baptist Church dropped off some gifts for our veterans!

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Holly & Zoey

Holly Andrews and Zoey brought Blessing Bags to our Veterans!

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Church Street Coffee and Books

Our friends at Church Street Coffee and Books accept donations for us!

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Lakeview Baptist Church

Lakeview Baptist Church blessed our veterans with gift bags and some supplies!

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Mike Rohr

Mike Rohr brought a food donation to our Veterans on behalf of the Trussville Church of the Holy Cross!

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Clearbranch Bake Sale

Clearbranch United Methodist Church hosted a Bake Sale for our veterans on Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 and donated the proceeds.

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CR2 Massage Studio

Constance and Anna of CR2 Massage Studio brought gift bags to all the Veterans!

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Joe Hudson Collision Centers

Three Hots and A Cot didn't win the contest we posted about last week but our homeless veterans program still wins!...
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Clearbranch UMC

Focused On Veterans, Clearbranch United Methodist Church in Trussville has a Missions Corner in their lobby where Three Hots and A Cot’s mission gets highlighted!

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The Coterie Club

The Coterie Club provided some donations for Three Hots and a Cot!

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Eddie Dawson

Eddie Dawson & Wing-A-Fish in Pinson donates food to our Veterans on Sundays!

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Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International

The Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, International – Alabama Pond, now officially supports us through the variety of functions they host each year!

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TNG

Members of the Trussville Networking Group brought dinner and some much needed meat!

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Cornerstone Running Girls

Cornerstone Running Girls gave us some handmade thank you cards and a gift turkey crafted from melons, peppers, pears, grapes and other fruits!

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Lloyd Brown

Lloyd donated two Lenovo desktop computers with monitors and two laser printers!

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Kamtek Donation

The Kamtek team near Birmingham, donated $4,750 to Three Hots and A Cot!

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DAR

The Daughters of the American Revolution offered food, supplies and a monetary donation to us!

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Volunteers

Family Career and Community Leaders of America

Nine members of the Family Career and Community Leaders of America cooked up chili and grilled cheese sandwiches for everyone.

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Woodlawn HS ROTC

Major Bowman and the Woodlawn High School ROTC prepares dinner for our veterans at St. Benedict’s!

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Trussville UMC

Trussville UMC invited our veterans to a Veterans Day program and fed them a steak dinner!

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Church of the Highlands

Thanks to Matthew Richardson and his family for choosing our organization for Church of the Highlands National Serve Day!

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BSNF Railroad

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Positive Maturity

Positive Maturity offered lunch to the Veterans and gave them each a pin!

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CAP Cadets

Some enthusiastic helpers from the Springville Civil Air Patrol cadets, AL-126 came out to Bill’s Chevron to give us a hand with our car wash fundraiser.

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Cahaba Valley Young Marines

Arthur Harding and his Cahaba Valley Young Marines planted a Pallet Garden and fruit trees for us!

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The 3 Soul Sisters

The 3 Soul Sisters came by Saint Benedict’s Veterans Center to cook dinner for the Vets!

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CAP-AL126

Some enthusiastic helpers from the Springville Civil Air Patrol cadets, AL-126! They came out to Bill’s Chevron to give us a hand at our car wash fundraiser.

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Recent Successes

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Exemplary service to our country and continued excellence in service to our veterans and the surrounding community…

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Success Story-MTucker

“For the car donated to me…Thank you, Three Hots and A Cot!”

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