Thank You Veterans!

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

Dismas Charities Corpus Christi Fishing Tourney Raises Nearly $22,000 For American Diabetes Association

The Corpus Christi program held their 8th annual fishing tournament to benefit the American Diabetes Association (ADA), netting nearly $22,000 from all forms of fundraisers throughout the year. Director Mike Corona said that his facility held or participated in garage sales, a silent auction, a special and 3rd annual pop-up dinner at the Mockingbird Restaurant […]

Dismas Charities Residents From Louisville And St. Patrick Fall Out In Force For Annual St James Art Fair

Sixteen residents from Dismas Charities Louisville and St. Patrick programs came together to help set up and clean up after the internationally acclaimed St. James Art Fair in Old Louisville. To show their appreciation, the residents received meal vouchers for their three-days of assistance and snacks and drinks throughout the day in the volunteer tent. […]

Have A Safe And Happy Halloween!!

Everyone please be safe tonight and if you are driving watch out for all of our little Trick-Or-Treaters’ out there! Have fun everybody!

Dismas Charities Dania Beach Fatherhood Program A Big Success

Past and present residents of the Dania Beach program graduated from a Fatherhood Mentoring Program in late September. The 12-week group sessions held at the facility are designed to provide individual and group education to help the men develop the skills needed to be-come and remain active in their children’s life. The program mentors covered […]

Dismas Charities Diersen Resident Serve Homeless at Lord’s Kitchen

Residents from the Louisville-based Diersen Substance Abuse Program helped serve food to the homeless at The Lord’s Kitchen in mid-September. The Kitchen provides critical support services and spiritual encouragement to those having food issues, displacement and addiction. Residents participating were Kayla Harmon, Megan Miller, Whitney Turner, Jody Feese, and Destany Smith. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Memphis (Diersen) Benefits From Men’s Wearhouse

Memphis Director James Williams (right) and Resident Monitor Randy Johnson (left) picked up 75 men’s suits, shirts, blazers, pants and neck ties from the Men’s Wearhouse for the facilities clothes closet. “This donation will reap so many benefits for the men of the facility and I am ecstatic to see the project come to fruition,” […]

Happy Columbus Day!

Nearly 500 years after Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World while searching for a faster route to the Far East, a small group of men from the five councils of the Knights of Columbus met for the first time in Louisville, Kentucky to consider the idea of forming Dismas Charities. Their efforts were obviously […]

Dismas Charities Corpus Christi Holds Annual Job Fair

In partnership with State Parole and U.S. Probation, the Corpus Christi program held its ninth annual Job Fair, aimed at assisting returning citizens in securing employment and informing them of community resources. Attending were representatives from Goodwill Industries of South Texas, Ameritek Industries, STX Beef, American Auto Service, Labor Finders, Alsco, Catholic Charities of Corpus […]

Dismas Charities Diersen Clients Put In Touch With Local Resources

Clients from the Louisville-based Diersen Substance Abuse Program took part in Reintegration Night, a program sponsored by Goodwill to provide hope to re-entering citizens by, in one setting, giving them easy access to community partners and letting them know the community cares about them and wants them to do the next right thing. Services available […]