Dismas Charities St. Ann Plants Community Garden

In early May, 11 men from the St. Ann Substance Abuse Program began working on the program’s community garden project. This year’s garden consists of corn, green beans, onions, zucchini, cucumbers, hot peppers, bell peppers, and tomatoes. Above Client William Horsley works with pepper plants. Like Us On Facebook!

Memorial Day 2019 – Remember and Honnor

Please join Dismas Charities in remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Without these individuals our own freedoms would not be possible today.

Dismas Charities St. Ann Residents Create Blankets For Louisville Hospital Neonatal ICU

Occupational Therapy students from Spalding University and Jefferson Community and Technical College completed a six-week internship by leading the residents of the St. Ann Substance Abuse Program in creating sixteen “No Sew” blankets that will be donated to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Louisville Hospital. The design of the blankets is specific […]

Mission Behind Bars Celebrates Returning Citizens At Dismas Charities Diersen Facility In Louisville

Mission Behind Bars (MBB) held their 3rd Annual Reveal Fundraiser at the Diersen center to celebrate the stories of returning citizens they have helped over the past year. Former Resident Anita Barrera told how Dismas Charities saved her life. Dr. Jennifer M. Ortiz, an Assistant Professor of Criminology at Indiana University Southeast, was the featured […]

My Chosen People Graduates 15 From Diersen Substance Abuse Program

My Chosen People graduated 15 residents from their re-entry classes in mid-March. My Chosen People works extensively with the Diersen SAP offering sessions on mental health and substance abuse treatment, education, assistance with medical care, job search and placement, case management, conflict management, housing and parenting classes. Refreshments were served. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Diersen Clients Help Wayside Mission Homeless

With guidance from The Grateful Threads group of Jeffersontown Christian Church, several clients of the Louisville-based Diersen Sub-stance Abuse Program crocheted and knitted 35 scarves and hats for the homeless residents of Wayside Christian Mission. The clients, all members of New Life in Christ Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), participated in the fourth annual outreach […]

2018 Kenwood Elementary Santa Photos At Dismas Charities

2018 Dismas Charities Christmas Party Santa Photos

Merry Christmas!

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. Christmas Day, a public holiday in many of the world’s nations, is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christians, as well as culturally by many non-Christians, […]

Free After 22 Years, Former Dismas Charities Resident Darryl Davis Hopes Those Behind Bars Can Have A Relationship With Jesus

In 1988, it took a jury of his peers only 30 minutes to find Darryl Davis guilty of Wanton Murder and sentence him to 35 years in prison. Today, after serving two-thirds of that sentence, Davis has completely turned his life around and established the nonprofit organization known as The Prisoner’s Hope, an effort designed […]