Archives for 2017

Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve is a day with two faces. One looking back at all that has been accomplished, or not. And the second looking forward with eager anticipation, or not. Where ever you find your spirit on the eve of 2018, I send you warm, grateful energy and thoughts about what WE accomplished as Team […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta staff, Residents Participate In Heart Walk

Atlanta staff and residents participated in the Northwest GA Heart Walk in early November by traversing the 5K route in a show of support and to bring awareness to heart disease and stroke. The Dismas representatives also took part in competitive hula hoop activities and dancing, designed to encourage the attendees to improve their physical […]

Merry Christmas!

As Christmas Day approaches and we greet the holiday season with its lights, noise and bustle it seems fitting that we pause to be grateful and reflective. Grateful for All of the many blessings we have received and reflective of where we have been and where our lives are moving. My reflections take me to […]

Dismas Charities SAP Resident Panel Talks To Students

Three Diersen Substance Abuse Program residents formed a panel to share their story with students from Assumption High School. The students were escorted by Irene Bozio, Religious Studies teacher at Assumption. Like Us On Facebook!

2017 Santa Photos!

Diersen Charities Memphis Hosts Health Care Forum

The Memphis program, in cooperation with Methodist South Hospital and the Memphis Health Center, hosted a community health care forum at the facility to share what new services were available for the residents. The hospital and health center provide most of the free or reduced medical services for the Memphis residents. Like Us On Facebook!

Jockey Pat Day Speaks At Dismas Charities Men’s Conference

Horse Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Pat Day was the featured speaker at the First Annual Men’s Recovery Conference on the campus of Dismas Charities St. Ann Substance Abuse Program (SAP). The two-day Harvesting Hope-themed event, included workshops, panel discussions, family events and sessions on Relapse Prevention, Recovery Tools, Coping with Change, and Forgiveness. According […]

Dismas Charities Greensboro Staff Lead The Way In Cancer Walk

In early November, 15 Greensboro staff and residents, sporting bright pink Team Dismas Charities t-shirts, not only participated in the Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk but lead the entire 400- person entourage through Country Park. Making Strides walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society’s efforts to save lives from breast cancer. Each walk […]

Dismas Charities Charleston Aids Weimer Elementary School

For seven consecutive years Charleston staff and residents, in conjunction with the Jefferson Business Association, pitch in to help disadvantaged students of Weimer Elementary School by providing them with needed hygiene and sanitary items. Over 70 percent of the students are from lower economic areas, according to Director Jim Sands. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Corpus Christi, Best Tournament Yet, To Aid The American Diabetes Association

The annual Corpus Christi Fishing Tournament, held for the past five years to benefit the American Diabetes Association (ADA), saw its biggest event ever on August 5. A total of 84 anglers lined up to vie for the championship. The winners were Trout: Ricky Dodd with 4.40 lbs.; Drum: Julian Lugo with 4.6 lbs., and […]