Dismas Charities Savannah Donates Backpacks To CASA

The Savannah staff donated 17 backpacks filled with school supplies to Savannah Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), an organization that supports abused and neglected children. The CASA program takes a holistic approach of the child’s psychological, physical, and educational needs and well-being to advocate for permanency in the child’s life. Above from left are Administrative […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Participates In National Night Out Event

The Dismas Charities Savannah program participated in the annual observance of National Night Out, an event designed to build relationships between the community and police and heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention. “The event sends a message to criminals, letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back,” said Director Katina Wheeler who, […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Residents View The Movie “Released”

The Atlanta program, in partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, held a premiere screening of the documentary, Released: When Does the Sentence End? The 45-minute film, directed by Georgia native and U.S. Attorney Forrest Tuff, notes that offenders participate in job development programs intended to prepare and connect them with employment opportunities. However, opportunities for […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Helps Community Food Bank

Dismas Charities Atlanta staff and five residents volunteered at the Atlanta Community Food Bank which depends on volunteers to assist with the packaging, sorting, and inspection of product. The Dismas contingent sorted 9,127 pounds of food which will feed 6,627 families. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Atlanta Holds Tacos And Ties Event

The Dismas Charities Atlanta program recently hosted its second annual Ties and Tacos event, designed to teach residents the art of tying a dress tie to make a better appearance. “Tying a tie may seem like a simple task to many, yet several offenders in our program did not have a male presence in the […]

Dismas Business Special Edition – Hurricane 2017

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Dismas Charities Augusta Library Gets Off The Ground Thanks To Volunteers

Augusta’s newest volunteer, Richard Hillman (above right) donated a box of new Bibles for resident’s use as part of an initiative to establish a library at the facility. Prospective volunteer William Stephens (below) aided the effort by donating two bookcases and several boxes of Christian and self-help books after Director Cheryl Frazier expressed a desire […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Program Hosts Back Pack Drive

In just two weeks, Atlanta staff and residents were able to gather enough back packs to provide one for each of the 225 children participating in the Adamsville Recreation Center’s summer camp. Adamsville is designed to change and save the lives of children and teens by providing a safe and positive environment for them to […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Staff Volunteer To Educate Public On Proper Child Safety Seat Placement And Use

Six members of the Atlanta program volunteered their time at a recent “Child Safety Seat Checkup & Health Fair”, organized by Councilman Michael J. Bond (third from right seated), Atlanta Fire and Rescue and the Georgia Highway Safety Patrol. Drivers with small children were shown the proper way to secure children in the seats. Those […]

Dismas Charities Macon Co-Hosts National Reentry Week Job Fair

The Dismas Charities Macon program partnered with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Macon Reentry Coalition in hosting the 2nd annual National Reentry Week Mock Job Fair. Thirteen residents participated in the event which was attended by representatives from U.S. Probation, the Middle Georgia Regional Workforce Commission, In His Own Image, and Community Health Works, […]