Dismas Charities President Ray Weis Shows Support For Veterans

Several members of the Dismas Charities staff, including President/CEO Raymond J. Weis (above right) and Executive Vice President Jan M. Kempf, were invited to attend the 13th Anniversary Gala of USA Cares, an organization dedicated to assisting veterans and their families in times of crisis. Since 2003 the organization has responded to over 65,000 requests […]

Simulation Opens Dismas Charities Staff Eyes To Resident Challenges

As part of the annual Dismas Charities Leadership Conference, management staff from every facility took part in a Reentry Simulation. Its purpose was to raise awareness and understanding of the challenges a resident faces upon release. Gathering at the St. Ann Campus, each staffer faced hurdles associated with employment, obtaining identification, urinalysis, paying fines and […]

Dismas Charities St. Ann Practices “Man In The Mirror”

During recent Team Building exercises, residents at the Dismas Charities St. Ann Substance Abuse Program utilized a “The Man in the Mirror” concept to replace negative self-talk with positive affirmations regarding the goals they hoped to achieve in life and the men they strive to be. Resident Steven Thompson (above) shared his personal affirmations with […]

Dismas Charities Newest Center In Manchester Kentucky Holds Open House

On 1/31/17 our new Dismas Charities Manchester program held an Open House to welcome our neighbors and the families and friends of our new staff. The event drew over 60 guests. Also attending were Donna Baker McClure, Field Representative for Senator Mitch McConnell, Karen Lawson and Penny Robinson, Councilpersons from Manchester and Bureau of Prisons […]

Dismas Charities Manchester Kentucky Opens

Dismas Charities Inc . Opened it newest federal Reentry center today in Manchester Kentucky. Said Ray Weis, President/CEO, we are honored to have the opportunity to be part of this vibrant and caring community and to bring our mission of Healing the Human Spirit to the City of Hope. Like Us On Facebook!

Joe Guy Hagan Receives Dismas Charities Oscar E. Fussenegger Jr. Chariman Of The Board Award

At last night’s Dismas Charities Board meeting, Board Chair Bill Ferko, pictured at right, presented Joe Guy Hagan, pictured at the left with the Oscar E. Fussenegger Jr. Chairman of the Board Award, for his long term dedication and support of the mission of Dismas. Mr. Hagan is one of the founding Board members of […]

Christmas At Dismas!

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2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Dismas Charities Portland Woodworking Group Create Practicality And Beauty Using Throwaways

Utilizing a small room and the very simplest of woodworking tools, residents of the Portland facility have created amazing pieces of art as well as practical furniture from whatever comes their way. Steve Mattingly (above left) and Pierce Mackey stand amid pieces of furniture they have created from abandoned pallets and branches from fallen trees. […]

Dismas Charities Louisville Residents Jump To Help Community

After receiving a last minute email for assistance from the Second Street Neighborhood Association, Louisville residents Trisha Little (above) and Amber Rapp, who value the motto of “helping your neighbor”, jumped at the chance to assist. They spent the day painting benches and plant containers at Jubilee Park in the Old Louisville area. Like Us […]