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 […]

Diersen Charities Albuquerque Director; Family Participate In Bataan Death March Observance

Director Mitchell Anderson, his wife Kristina and his father participated in the 30th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March marathon at the White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces. The 26-mile march honors the more than 75,000 American and Filipino soldiers held captive by Imperial Japanese forces in the early days of World War II. On […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff Participate In Reading Day

In honor of National Read Across America Day, Dismas Charities Savannah staff visited East Broad Street Pre K program. The day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Savannah staff read some of Dr. Seuss’ most famous works which include Red Fish, Blue Fish and Oh the […]

Dismas Charities Sioux City Resident Monitor Creates; Implements Re-entry Support Program

In Sioux City Resident Monitor Alexi Malatare has developed a nine-week Re-entry Support program, designed specifically for residents within 30 days of release and those who were recently released. “Federal Probation is highly in favor of this effort and has stated that they too will attend these group sessions,” said Director Robyn Deacon. “The clients […]

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!

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Dismas Charities Del Rio Attends Elementary School Science Fair

Members of the Del Rio staff attended the annual Science Fair at Buena Vista Elementary School. Community members were asked to judge the entries. From left are Counselor Griselda Marino, Miss Del Rio Teen Kaylee Yi, Assistant Director Debbie Kiniskey, and Director Judith Moreno. Like Us On Facebook!

Diersen Charities Memphis Facility Director James Williams Speaks At MLK School

Memphis Director James Williams was the guest speaker at the Martin Luther King High School Honors Program in late January. Williams was accompanied by Assistant Director Markia Bearden who donated balloon columns from her business “Busy B’s Balloons”. The event honored students who had perfect attendance, and made the honor roll or principals list. Williams […]

Dismas Charities Manchester Comes To Aid Of New Homeless Shelter

To help address a growing homeless population in Clay County, the Dismas program in Manchester, with the help of other Dismas Charities Region 2 facilities, donated paper plates, napkins, spoons, forks, bowls, and over 150 pair of socks. They also helped set up and clean up following a community-wide fundraiser for Warm Souls for Worn […]