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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

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.”

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.”

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…”

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.”

Involved

Clay-Chalkville Christmas Parade

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gumbo Gala 2017

12th Annual Gumbo Gala. Fundraiser for Episcopal Place!

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Upcoming Events

Our 2017 Armed Forces Day Event

Come see us at the 8th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival on May 20th!

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Charity Golf Tournament

The Eastern Women’s Committee of Fifty has organized a Golf Event for Three Hots and A Cot! Register early!

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Next Event Coming Soon!

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Donors

Assistance League of Birmingham

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

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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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Trussville Networking Group

Trussville Networking Group donates supplies and toys for our Christmas toy drive!

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Holly & Zoey

Holly Andrews and Zoey brought Blessing Bags to our Veterans!

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Cub Scout Pack 121

Cub Scout Pack 121 visited us on 11/20/16 at our Springville Rd Veterans Center. They brought gift boxes for the...
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Operation Excavation

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

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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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Lowe’s Heroes

Lowes Heroes come out to donate materials and do some repairs and replacements for us.

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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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Vestavia Hills UMC

Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church donated gift-wrapped boxes full of candy and treats for our veterans!

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Gene Lee and Clearbranch UMC

Gene Lee & Clearbranch UMC buys new washer & dryer for our Clay Veterans Center!

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TNG

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

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Darlene Nelson Coyne

Darlene stopped in to see the Veterans and donate boxes of needed items!

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The Coterie Club

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

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AT&T Pioneers

AT&T Pioneers donate needed supplies to Three Hots and A Cot regularly.

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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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The Gintown Lowlife Society

The Gintown Lowlife Society made a ride out to our Springville Rd Veterans center with donations, lunch and then Biker Church!

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Echota Cherokee Tribe-Wolf Clan

On Sat, Nov 12th, we went to meet up with members of the Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama, Wolf Clan. The Wolf Clan...
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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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Eddie Dawson

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

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Tina Marie and Family

Tina Marie & family visit our veterans and serve them dinner!

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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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CVMA

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Birmingham, Chapter 28-5 brings financial donation to our CFO.

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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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DAR

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

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Volunteers

Archonettes

Archonettes visited our Clay Veterans Center on Old Springville Rd and served dinner to our Veterans!

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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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HandsOnBirmingham

A HandsOnBirmingham volunteer group led by Vicki LuQuire served pizza and drinks to our vets.

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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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Captain Rena Barron

The U.S.Army’s Captain Rena Barron from Birmingham’s Army Medical recruiting center brought some helpers out to the Springville Rd Veterans Center to cook and serve dinner to the vets.

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Ivi and Matthew Dunnaville

Ivi and Matthew Dunnaville brought some young helpers and provided our vets with a yummy dinner one evening.

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Clearbranch Youth and UAB ROTC

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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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Dorning family

Dorning family, relatives, and friends provided a Christmas meal and gifts 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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Recent Successes

Success Story-K.Gordon

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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