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Two Dismas Charities Sioux City Residents Rewarded For Perfect Attendance; Punctuality

Dismas Charities Sioux City Residents Cindy McMurray and April Villagomez, both employees of Tur-Pak Foods, were recently rewarded for their remarkable attendance with a 32” flat screen color TV – each. Together, the Dismas residents worked over 134 days without missing one work day or even being late for their shifts. From left are McMurray, […]

Pinot’s Palette Provides Dismas Charities Portland Professional Painting Products

In mid-February, Kat Baker, of Pinot’s Palette, a “paint and sip” art studio in suburban Louisville, donated a large amount of art supplies for the entertainment of residents of the Portland facility. The gift included 50 canvases measuring 16X20”, all the paint and paint brushes needed for an enjoyable artistic session, and access to their […]

Dismas Charities St. Ann Staff Proudly Show COVID Stickers

From left St. Ann Support Services Coordinator James Campbell, Director Mark Meredith, and Counselor Christopher Kaelin proudly display their COVID-19 vaccination sticker after they received their second dose of the vaccine in early February. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Manchester Kentucky Manchester Resident Now Recognizes Woman In Mirror

I wanted to share the below letter from former resident Samantha Poynter. Hers is a remarkable success story, much of which she credits to the Dismas Charities Manchester programming and staff. Upon turning in employment forms, Poynter wrote the following letter, wanting staff to know of her personal success and the renewed relationship with her […]

Dismas Charities Midland Clothes Closet Helps Residents

Midland Resident Isaac Golden (left) and Word Processor Angelica Montez collected and organized clothing donations from community members. Items included purses, shoes, sweaters, jackets, and pants. “Clothing donations are always needed especially for residents who are indigent and do not have the means or family support to purchase or receive clothing,” said Director Amy Vest. […]

Dismas Charities Driving Marathon Gets 101 Residents Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pandemic In Louisville Kentucky

On March 9, Regional Vice President/Portland Director Robert Lanning arranged to have 101 Dismas Charities residents from all four Louisville-area centers vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Lanning, Portland Resident Monitor Frank West and St. Patrick Resident Monitor Charles Perkins drove a total of 11 round trips from downtown Louisville to Broadbent Arena at […]

Dismas Charities Charleston Resident’s Grateful Mother Shows Appreciation

When a black sedan entered the parking lot of the Charleston facility, Director Jim Sands, noting that visitors haven’t been allowed since March, went to investigate. The car, Sands found, was occupied by the mother of a resident who wished to remain anonymous, but wanted to donated baked goods to the residents to show her […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Resident Earns And Receives CDL License

Former Atlanta Resident Efaunte Morales earned his Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in mid-December. Morales began working toward the license with community partner Atlanta Technical College while still a resident at the Dismas facility. Morales thanked the Atlanta staff for encouraging him and placing him in contact with the college. His license was issued […]

Home Confinement Residents Benefit From Sioux City Food Donations

Sioux City (IA) Counselor Michael Schultz (left) and Employment Specialist Morgan Leonard picked up five boxes of donated food and five gallons of milk from Gospel Mission to deliver to some of the center’s needy Home Confinement residents. The boxes contained onions, hot dogs, cheese, apples, oranges and other products. “This was our way of […]