Corpus Christi Staff Participate In Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Walk

During National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Corpus Christi staff participated in the annual Walk a Mile in Our Shoes event to raise awareness of the issues. The event was sponsored by the Homeless Issues Partnership, a regional coalition of agencies, individuals, and businesses addressing and resolving items related to homelessness in the Coastal Bend […]

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 Dania Beach EPS’ Hold Employer Luncheon

Dania Beach Employment Specialists’ Renzo Parodi and Angela Moore hosted their first Employer’s Appreciation Luncheon. Current and future employers had the opportunity to hear about the program and the incentives that are in place when hiring residents. Employers were also able to ask questions and share their experiences with the other attendees. Like Us On […]

Diersen Charities Las Cruces Monitor Strikes Gold At 61

Charles Caves is a Resident Monitor at Diersen Charities Las Cruces. He is a U.S. Army veteran and has a Service Dog named Otis, including when working at the facility. What makes Caves unique is that he applied for employment at over 60 locations before he was offered a job by Director Sam Campos. To […]

Dismas Charities Manchester Helps Cancer Coalition

Staff and residents from the Manchester program volunteered time to help raise funds for the Clay County Cancer Coalition during its annual radio auction. The auction, which raises over $10,000 yearly, distributes all proceeds to Clay County patients for use in purchasing gas cards, wigs, treatment and hotel stays. Manchester staff raised $200. Director Renee […]

Dismas Charities Orlando Participates In Teach-In Event

Orlando Counselor Jasmine Dorival (standing) took part in a Teach-In event at the new Orange County Public School Academic Center for Excellence. Dorival covered the importance of making good decisions and the consequences of bad ones, what it takes in education to fulfill their dream careers, how the re-entry process works and the role a […]

Dismas Charities Kearney Hosts Local Housing Authority; Vera Institute Of Justice

The Kearney facility was visited by representatives from the Kearney Housing Authority (KHA) and the Vera Institute of Justice. The KHA was recently selected for the Open Doors to Public Housing initiative by the institute, an organization that works with government agencies on justice system reform. The new initiative will now allow those recently incarcerated […]

Christmas at Dismas!

Dismas Business Special Edition Click the link or any picture below to read the entire Dismas Business publication Dismas Business Christmas Edition 2017

Dismas Charities Diersen Facility Holds Covenant Ceremony

Rise of the Fallen (Class 56) of the Diersen Substance Abuse Program heard from licensed CADAC and motivational speaker Cassandra Gray who told the graduates of the five F’s they should remember: Freedom, Face your Fear, Forgive, Forget the Past, and Finish Strong. Over 25 visitors attended. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Montgomery Holds First Fit Friday Event; Enhances Resident Health

Patterned after a similar program at the Atlanta facility, the Montgomery program held their first Fit Friday, a weekly session that focuses on group fitness and nutritional education to promote health and wellness among residents. Hosted by Greenhouse Fitness Personal Trainers Joseph Green and Julia Steier, the residents are exposed to high-in cardio, designed to […]