At 4th Saturday Event Dismas Charities Montgomery Residents Volunteer

Seven Montgomery residents volunteered to help during the River City United Methodist Church’s 4th Saturday Community Wide Outreach Event. At the monthly event residents organized a clothes closet and served meals such as Resident Odderrie Reed (in red apron). The event also offers a free breakfast, food stamp enrollment, a food pantry, health care screenings, […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Receives 100 Books From Library

Montgomery received over 100 books from the Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library following a public book sale. According to Head Librarian Timothy Berry this is the first time they have donated books to non-profit organizations following the two-day sale. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Montgomery Staff, Residents Attend Large Annual Job Fair

Staff and five Montgomery residents attended the 7th Annual Congressional Job Fair sponsored by U.S. Representative Terri Sewell. The job fair, which attracted over 100 companies, was held on the campus of Alabama State University. Agencies represented include automotive, banking, construction, education, government, law enforcement, health services, manufacturing/production/ processing, military, retail, staffing agencies, restaurant/food, workforce […]

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. […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Alabama Residents Volunteer To Paint At Brewbaker Middle School

As part of its on-going efforts to help the youth of the community, Dismas Charities Montgomery residents volunteered to help paint the classrooms and cafeteria at Brewbaker Middle School, home to over 850 disadvantaged students. Earnestine Woods, a Montgomery Public School Officer with Have a Heart for Children organization, coordinated the event. Have a Heart […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Holds Tea Party For Staff & Residents

Festooned with colorful hats and a warm, inviting atmosphere, Montgomery held its first Tea Party for female residents and staff. One part of the event was asking each attendee how they would like to be remembered. Resident Jennifer Blade stated “for being loving, caring and becoming the woman God called me to be.” Director Moszetta […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Holds First Fit Friday Event; Enhances Resident Health

Patterned after a similar program at the Atlanta facility, the Montgomery program held their first Fit Friday, a weekly session that focuses on group fitness and nutritional education to promote health and wellness among residents. Hosted by Greenhouse Fitness Personal Trainers Joseph Green and Julia Steier, the residents are exposed to high-in cardio, designed to […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Residents Help Homeless

Montgomery residents Rhonda Jennings and Pamela Carlton recently participated in River Region Connects, a one-day, one-stop shopping event of vital services for the community’s homeless population. The volunteer residents, who wore light blue T-shirts noting them as guides, were matched with a homeless individual and escorted them to over 50 agencies tables offering government, community […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Residents Attend Made For Moms Expo

Female residents from the Montgomery program attended the first Made for Moms Expo at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in mid-August. The event was designed for mothers to spend time with their children and families and gain access and knowledge of resources available to care for their children as they prepared for the up-coming […]

Dismas Charities Tupelo Staff; Residents Volunteer At 10 For Tupelo Event

Tupelo staff and residents recently volunteered for a community-wide clean-up day known as 10 for Tupelo. The aim of the initiative, with the motto of “Ten Hours, One Day, Service Above Self”, is to spend 10 hours in one day working to better the community. Tupelo residents chose from a long list of projects to […]