Dismas Charities St. Ann Garden Reaps Veggies

The St. Ann Community Garden has reaped its first bountiful harvest of two bushels of green beans and over 200 ears of yellow sweet corn, according to Director Mark Meredith who assisted with the preparation of the corn and green beans served during a recent dinner. Senior Resident Donald Sherman (above) was one of the […]

Diersen Choir Sings At Watson Memorial

The 25 members of the Daughters of Change choir, composed entirely of clients in the Louisville-based Diersen Substance Abuse Program, recently sang during a Sunday service at Watson Memorial Baptist Church. The congregation served them a meal afterward as a way of saying thanks. Like Us On Facebook!

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving, to most of us, is a time to spend with family and friends recalling and celebrating the blessings of the year. It’s also a time to indulge in the enjoyable recalling of past events, overeating, watch seemingly unending football games and preparing to begin shopping on Black Friday. For those within Dismas’ residential re-entry […]

Diersen Louisville Clients Receive Guitar Lessons

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond Volunteer Dave Seely (standing) provided six weeks of guitar lessons for eight residents. One resident shared that this will be her surprise gift to her son who loves to play the guitar. Mission Behind Bars is a reentry organization that the facility partners with to provide life skills, reentry support, […]

To Our Nations Veterans “Thank You For Your Service”

VETERANS DAY To most citizens, November 11 is just another day. But to a large group of very brave Americans it is their day – Veterans Day. Dismas Charities takes great pride in singling out and recognizing this unique group of individuals who, had it not been for their service, none of us would be […]

Have A Happy & Safe Halloween!!

Have a Happy & Safe Halloween tonight! Be sure and watch out for all of the little ghosts & goblins that will be running around the streets this evening! Like Us On Facebook!

Happy Columbus Day!

Columbus Day carries special significance to Dismas Charities. It was because of the forward thinking and charitable spirit of the Knights of Columbus (KofC), so named to honor Christopher Columbus, that our organization was formed over 50 years ago. In 1964, the five councils of the KofC recognized the basic tenet that everyone deserves a […]

Diersen Clients Attend Louisville Bats Ball Game

Twenty-five residents and two staff from the Louisville-based Diersen Substance Abuse Program (SAP) attended a baseball game of the Louisville Bats to help focus on having fun by being clean and sober. Like Us On Facebook!

Happy Labor Day!!

Dismas Charities Portland Sends Large Contingent Of Residents To Help Community Outreach Make City Safer

For three days 20 residents from the Portland program assisted with the set-up, take down and the actual event for Community Outreach Services’ Bringing Unity in the Community, a festival designed to unify culture and diversity in the Louisville’s West End. “This is a remarkable opportunity for the community to come together,” said Metro Councilwoman […]