Archives for September 2018

Successful Dismas Charities Macon Resident Returns With College Degrees

Former Macon Resident John E. Hughes stopped by the center to give staff an update on his progress since his return the community. Hughes has earned two Associate degrees in General Studies and Applied Science in Computer Information Systems. He is also writing a book on health and wellness in the over 40 population. The […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Residents Help Local Food Bank

Six residents volunteered to help the Montgomery Area Food Bank and the Caring for Citizens of Alabama organization pack and distribute food to 300 needy households. The Food Bank annually distributes over 20 million pounds of food to 35 of Alabama’s 67 counties. Below Residents Frederick Hill (left) and Marquil Jackson distribute products to residents. […]

U.S. Army Sergeants’ Visit Dismas Charities St. Ann Substance Abuse Program

United States Army Recruiters Sergeant First Class Michael Mitchell (left) and Sergeant James E. Bogacki visited the St. Ann Substance Abuse Program (SAP) to give a brief presentation on the qualifications that need to be met to enlist in their branch of the service. All in-house clients attended the presentation and several of the men […]

Dismas Charities Charleston Staff Race For The Cure

Four Charleston staff recently participated in the annual 5K Race for the Cure fundraiser for cancer research. Denice Isaacs, a veteran of many 5K runs, placed second in her age category. Above from left are Amy Hinzman, Kayla Thaxton and Cory Lowery, and Isaacs. Like Us On Facebook!

Diersen Charities Memphis Day Reporting Center Staff Prepare Lunch For Area Homeless

Members of the Memphis area homeless community were given lunch bags by staff from the Memphis Day Reporting Center (DRC) as part of a community-wide effort to help those less fortunate. The homeless benefiting from the effort volunteer to work at cleaning around the city as part of the Work Local Memphis program. DRC staff […]

Dismas Charities Owensboro Captures Community Service Center Of The Year Award!

For the third time Dismas Charities Owensboro has been selected as the 2018 Community Service Center of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Corrections. This makes the third time the Owensboro program has received the honor, designed to recognize a residential re-entry program for their dedication to professional excellence. The center received the same […]

Dismas Charities Hattiesburg Director Recognizes Staff

During a recent awards program, Hattiesburg Director Chris Kelly (left) presented Resident Monitor Darrian Payne with a Certificate of Achievement for his above and beyond performance. “Darrian performs in an excellent manner that has been unparalleled,” Kelly said. Takeisha Bonner-Jasper (right) was also recognized for her fifth year of service to Dismas. Like Us On […]