Dismas Charities Clarksburg Joins Sweet Buffalo Rocks Project

Residents of the Clarksburg program recently took part in the Sweet Buffalo Rocks project, an initiative designed to elicit smiles. The project, which has become popular nationwide, involves painting and hiding rocks with messages or images. Finders can either keep the rock as a souvenir or re-hide it for someone else to find. Encouraging words […]

Dismas Charities Orlando Remembers Pulse Nightclub Shooting

The Orlando facility partnered with the Salvation Army to volunteer for the first anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in which 49 people were killed and 58 others wounded in a terrorist/hate crime attack. The event, which took place in downtown Orlando at Lake Eola, included thousands of volunteers paying their respects to the fallen. […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Program Hosts Back Pack Drive

In just two weeks, Atlanta staff and residents were able to gather enough back packs to provide one for each of the 225 children participating in the Adamsville Recreation Center’s summer camp. Adamsville is designed to change and save the lives of children and teens by providing a safe and positive environment for them to […]

Diersen Charities Las Cruces Holds Monitor Training

In late June, the Las Cruces program held an offsite team-building exercise for all Resident Monitors. The training touched on all aspects of the job and emphasized how to work more effectively as a team. A variety of exercises were held to demonstrate how unity in the work place is a vital part of the […]

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Diersen Charities Las Cruces Holds Monitor Training

6 In late June, the Las Cruces program held an offsite team-building exercise for all Resident Monitors. The training touched on all aspects of the job and emphasized how to work more effectively as a team. A variety of exercises were held to demonstrate how unity in the work place is a vital part of […]

Dismas Charities Midland Donates To Help Injured Firefighter

In early July, the Midland program donated several boxes of hamburger buns and bread to the Midland Fire Department to be used during a fundraising barbeque for an injured firefighter. Above Cook Valerie Bernal (right) makes the presentation to three members of the department. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Sioux City Younger Me Comments “Profound”

The Dismas Charities Sioux City facility has completed their Dear Younger Me project where residents were asked to write statements and offer advice to younger versions of themselves. The missives, displayed on the above poster (some of which are printed in the article beside this one), will be used by Sioux City Police Detective Kevin […]

Dismas Charities Montgomery Holds Intensive Resident Monitor Training

The Montgomery facility held an intensive eight-hour training class for all Resident Monitors in mid-June. “The training was an overview of every task assigned them and designed to make an average monitor a great monitor,” said Director Moszetta Nix (above left). Some staff were recognized with certificates for outstanding achievement in several special categories: They […]

Dinner In Nashville Benefits Dismas Charities Corpus Christi fundraising Efforts To Impact Diabetes Research

Mike Corona (center), son of Dismas Charities Corpus Christi Director Mike Corona and co-owner of the Mockingbird Restaurant in Nashville, held a special dinner to help his father raise money for the American Diabetes Association. The $1,300 raised from the event will be added to that from other fundraisers and what will be contributed from […]