Dismas Charities Macon Staff, Residents Tour Harriet Tubman Museum

Recently Dismas Charities staff and residents from the Macon program toured the Harriet Tubman Museum. The museum is the largest of its type dedicated to educating about the art, history and culture of African Americans. In the top photo (from left) are Residents Joanna Flores and Melissa Hall, Administrative Assistant Tiffany Johnson, Counselor Karla Hill-Robinson, […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff, Residents Aid “Save Our Youth”

Savannah staff and residents aided Save Our Youth of Savannah by donating 50 lunch bags filled with chips, grain bars, fruit cups, and juice. Save Our Youth provides at-risk youth with educational, emotional and spiritual skills for success through long-term mentoring relationships. At top Residents Helen Brown, Candace Hills, Willie Jackson and Henry Graham prepare […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff, Residents View Hidden Figures Film

Savannah staff and residents viewed the hit movie Hidden Figures, the story of three African-American women who served vital roles in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. “I wish that I would have learned about this […]

Dismas Charities Macon Staff, Residents Cleanup Vacant Lot

Residents and staff removed trash and debris from a vacant lot near the facility as part of the Second Street Community Clean-up Day. The Macon Bibb Beautification Department sponsors the event. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Atlanta Holds Annual Spring Festival

In early April, the Atlanta program hosted its Annual Spring Festival. Entertainment for the 100 attendees included the Easter Bunny, a moon bounce slide, live DJ, snow cone and popcorn machines, an egg dying station, games and music. Lunch was provided with hamburger and hot dogs grilled by Director Stephen Ricks. Other entertainment included a […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Helps With St. Patrick Day Community Service Event

The Savannah program hosted their annual St. Patrick Day Parade which culminates weeks of festivities and Irish Heritage functions. The parade, billed as the largest in the Savannah community, draws people from all over. Dismas residents helped the city of Savannah clean the streets following the event. Above is Resident Ricky Richards. Like Us On […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff Read Dr. Seuss To Kids

In early March, Savannah staff visited Trinity United Methodist Preschool for Dr.Seuss Day. Assistant Director Brandon Miller (seated in picture), Resident Monitor Deneisha Nelson, and Intern Aviaunna Young dressed in Dr. Seuss accessories to read to the kids. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Dania Beach Residents Volunteer At Chester Byrd Park Rededication

As part of their observance of Black History Month, four residents from the Dania Beach facility volunteered their time in early February for the rededication of Chester Byrd Park by setting up for the event and directing traffic. Byrd was the first African American Mayor of Dania Beach. The family friendly rededication, was held to […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Residents Get “Fit on Fridays”

Beginning in early February and lasting the entire month, the Atlanta facility is holding a Fit Fridays program by personal trainer Joseph Green who volunteers his time to conduct fitness classes for the residents. Separate one-hour sessions for male and female residents are held in addition to educational training on wellness, covering everything from dieting […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Hosts Federal Judge’s, USPO And USM

The Dismas Charities Atlanta program hosted a facility tour for six U.S. Magistrate Judges, members of U.S. Probation Office and the U.S. Marshal’s service. Presentations on resident programming, employment and community service were made by Counselors Garvi McGee and Ashley Thompson and Employment Specialist Robert Thomas. Following a lunch by the facility’s kitchen staff, the […]