Archives for 2019

Dismas Charities Sioux City Has Its STARS!

The Sioux City program has begun another S.T.A.R.S. program for its residents. While developed as equine therapy for those with physical and mental disabilities, the Special Troopers Adaptive Riding School is designed to meet the specific needs and hurdles of Sioux City residents. During the six-week long initiative residents focus on verbal and non-verbal communication, […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Residents Help Local Food Pantry

Dismas Charities Montgomery residents volunteered at Family Guidance Center of Alabama for their 13th annual Food Pantry event which provides items to income-eligible families. The residents helped sort approximately 35,000 pounds of food to more than 400 families. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Las Cruces Diersen Facility Donates Mattresses To Shelter

The Medilla Valley Community of Hope homeless shelter was the recipient of 30 mattresses donated by the Las Cruces program. From left are shelter staffers Cassandra Calway, Christina Gallardo, and Aide Lechuga and Diersen Director Irma Smith. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Diersen Facility Residents In Louisville Aid Homeless

Ladies from the Diersen Substance Abuse Program accompanied staff from My Chosen People in offering supplies to the homeless population of downtown Louisville. Items included raincoats, hygiene products, and apples. “The ladies stated that it was very humbling to see first-hand the hardships faced by the homeless population and also expressed gratitude for the comforts […]

Happy 4th of July America!

From the Dismas Charities family to all of America. Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July celebration! Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Montgomery Residents Help Local Food Pantry

In late May, Dismas Charities Montgomery residents volunteered at Family Guidance Center of Alabama for their 13th annual Food Pantry event which provides items to income-eligible families. The residents helped sort approximately 35,000 pounds of food to more than 400 families. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities St. Ann Plants Community Garden

In early May, 11 men from the St. Ann Substance Abuse Program began working on the program’s community garden project. This year’s garden consists of corn, green beans, onions, zucchini, cucumbers, hot peppers, bell peppers, and tomatoes. Above Client William Horsley works with pepper plants. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Montgomery Staff Display Dismas Colors At Annual Selma To Montgomery March

Wearing the T-shirts they had created for the Selma to Montgomery March, are the 11 residents and staff who participated. The front of the shirts bear the Dismas Charities name and logo, the back containing the name of the event. At right is the finish line.

Diersen Charities Albuquerque Plants Pinwheel Garden

Child Abuse Awareness/Prevention is held each year during the month of April. Strong nurturing communities that are supportive of families can get involved to bring awareness of child abuse to their community. The Albuquerque facility did just that recently when “Residents Fernando Torres-Garcia, David Rodriguez, Antonio Hernandez, and Dabert Comanche did an amazing job in […]

Memorial Day 2019 – Remember and Honnor

Please join Dismas Charities in remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Without these individuals our own freedoms would not be possible today.