Archives for January 2016

Dismas Charities El Paso Staff Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

In mid-October, El Paso Director Yvette Colorado and other staff attended a celebration at FCI La Tuna to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. The event included a BBQ Contest, music, piñatas and other activities. Refreshments included authentic Hispanic food, Mexican candy and sweet bread. A local artist exhibited his work and talked about his struggle […]

Hattiesburg Holds Staff & Residents Family Day; Residents Call For Repeat; Laud Dismas Charities Efforts

In mid-October, the Hattiesburg Mississippi facility held its annual Staff & Resident’s Family Day at Tatum’s Park. The event included hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, potato salad, banana pudding, cookies, and softball and kickball games. “After the event was over, staff and residents were demanding that we do this again before it gets cold,” reports Director […]