Archives for December 2015

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Dismas Charities Savannah Honors “Smitty”

On October 20, staff from the Savannah facility donated several basketballs in remembrance of Jerry (Smitty) Hampton, a former high school coach who died in a car accident. Hampton had a great impact on the community and particularly its younger citizens. The city of Savannah proclaimed the date as “Smitty Day”, which was also his […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Holds Annual Pink And Purple Event

On Oct 23, the Savannah facility hosted their 2nd Annual Pink and Purple event to raise awareness about breast cancer and domestic violence. Guest speakers included breast cancer survivor Yolandra Shipp and domestic violence survivor Monica Burgstiner. Following the event the attendees participated in a balloon release. The Dismas Charities Macon facility held a similar […]

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Diersen Charities Las Cruces AD Volunteers To Help Agency Helping Her Native Land

On September 26, Las Cruces Assistant Director Irma Smith (right) volunteered in a local golf scramble to raise money for Hope Centers, a non-profit organization focusing on providing food to the poor around the globe. Also active in the Las Cruces community, Hope Centers provide school supplies to children and help feed the city’s poor. […]

Diersen Resident Choir Performs In Concert

The 25-member Louisville based Diersen resident choir was one of seven local groups featured in a recent concert at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ. Like Us On FaceBook!

Dismas Charities Savannah Painters

In late October, Assistant Director Brandon Miller, Resident Monitor Renee Williams, and seven residents helped paint fences for a local daycare playground and cleaned it as well. Like Us On FaceBook!!

Diersen Charities Albuquerque Facility Comes To Aid Of Injured Police Officer

In late October, as a show of support for wounded Albuquerque Police Officer Daniel Webster, the Albuquerque facility ordered pizzas for staff and residents. Every Papa John’s pizza franchise in Albuquerque donated all their profits for the day to Webster’s family. Webster, a nine-year police force veteran, remains in critical condition after being shot during […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Staff, Residents Participate In Heart Walk

On September 26, Atlanta staff and residents participated in the Heart Walk to benefit the American Heart Association. The three-mile fund-raising event helps fight heart disease by raising money to support life-saving research, training, advocacy and education. (Related Story Page 1.) Like Us On FaceBook!!

Robinson Recognized For 25 Years Service

Robinson recognized for 25 years service Corporate Receptionist and Administrative Clerk Esther Robinson (left) was recognized September 28 for having entered a select group of Dismas employees – those who have served 25 years with the organization. The others in this elite grouping include President/CEO Ray Weis (above right making the presentation), Executive Vice President […]