Archives for May 2015

Dismas Charities Sioux City’s Newest “Employee” Is No Stranger To Providing Therapy

The Sioux City program has a unique staff member roaming the halls of the center. Meg, a 12-year-old Labrador, can be found regularly visiting residents with her owner and Dismas Counselor, Jessie Christopherson. Meg came from a small, underfunded animal shelter in Kansas and, like many of the residents, understands the value for a second […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff Visit, Brighten Day Of Golden Agers

On February 13, Savannah staff visited the Mary Flournoy Golden Age Program with Valentine gift baskets for each senior citizen. Director Katina Wheeler was asked by her staff what the significance of taking baskets to the elderly means to her, her statement was “If you have loved ones who are elderly, and we all do, […]

Dismas Charities St. Ann Residents Mark New Beginnings

Recent St. Ann Substance Abuse Program graduates Jason Osborne (from left) and Anthony Turner created this banner for the Class 45 Commitment Ceremony. “The banner represents the new beginning the men will embark on when they return to their communities as sober, responsible, productive members of society,” said Director Mark Meredith   Like Us On […]

Dismas Charities Orlando Participates In Door Hanging Event

In mid-November, six staff, one resident, and a staff family member, participated in a Domestic Violence Door Hanging event. The group was part of a much larger community gathering who went door-to-door in targeted communities hanging information about domestic violence awareness. The event was sponsored by Harbor House, a local shelter for abused women.   […]