Archives for August 2014

Dismas Charities St. Ann Clients Help St. Joseph Orphanage With Toy Box Project

The men at Dismas’ St. Ann Substance Abuse Program (SAP)  have  been  hard  at  work  making  the  lives  of children a  little  more  enjoyable.  When  interns  from Brown  Mackie  College  asked  the  men  what  type  of final project they would like to do, they decided they wanted to help local children in some way. The […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff Participate In Annual Mud Run

On June 21, staff of the Savannah program completed the annual JCB Mud Run, a 5.5 mile trek consisting of 21 military-style obstacles and tons of mud! Proceeds for the event go to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. The Savannah staff participated as a team  building  activity  which  was  imperative  […]

Dismas Charities Tupelo: The most inspiring moment…

In all of my years, I have never seen our name and logo installed. All of the openings I have participated in either had the sign already in place or it was installed after the fact. I was filled with so much excitement when the sign started going up (at the new Tupelo facility) that […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Georgia Holds HIV/AIDS Seminar

On March 31, Dr. Johnnie Myers, a Savannah Volunteer, hosted an HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention seminar for the residents. Topics discussed included safe sex, sexually transmitted diseases, needle sharing and avoiding behavior that is considered high risk. Dr. Meyers also addressed myths about the transmission of HIV and AIDS and answered questions from the residents. […]

From Dismas Charities Lexington (KY):

Assistant Director Tara Davis (right) and Resident Monitor Tiffany Downey (left) participated in the Walk for Warmth fundraiser for the Lexington Rescue Mission’s homeless prevention program.

Dismas Charities Accountant Brenda Tucker Retires

Brenda Tucker, Manager of the Accounts Payable/Receivable at Dismas’ Corporate Office, retired June 13 after 19 years’ service. With Brenda’s insuring the bills get paid, Dismas has witnessed an incredible growth, from the operation of 14 federal and state programs to our current 24 federal and seven state reentry centers. When Brenda began her Dismas […]

Diersen Charities Las Cruces (NM) Intern Recruits Other Interns

Intern Scott Miller (left), a New Mexico State University social work student, provides information to prospective interns for the Diersen Las Cruces center at a Field Exchange Fair.