For 5th Year: Dismas Charities Macon Holds Love Bags And Lunches Event

The Macon facility held its 5th Annual Love Bags and Lunches event providing the homeless an opportunity to receive toiletry items, clothing and a sack lunch. “To serve the homeless is a very humbling experience because you can tell everyone appeared to be truly grateful,” said Director LaTonja Brown. It is estimated there are around […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Interns Tour Russell Federal Building

Atlanta staff and interns took a tour of the Richard B. Russell Federal Building that offered them the opportunity to learn more about governmental agencies, the federal court system, and the various aspects of the federal criminal justice system. Meetings were held with Chief Magistrate Judge Linda T. Walker, who discussed court procedures and ruling […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Hosts Project Hope

The Savannah program hosted their third annual Project Hope event, an initiative that demonstrates their commitment to the community’s homeless population. Staff set up tables at two separate homeless locations and provided lunch, hygiene products, scarves, pillows and blankets to about 50 individuals. Dismas and community partners made donations to make the event a success. […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta staff, Residents Participate In Heart Walk

Atlanta staff and residents participated in the Northwest GA Heart Walk in early November by traversing the 5K route in a show of support and to bring awareness to heart disease and stroke. The Dismas representatives also took part in competitive hula hoop activities and dancing, designed to encourage the attendees to improve their physical […]

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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