Archives for May 2017

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff, Residents View Hidden Figures Film

Savannah staff and residents viewed the hit movie Hidden Figures, the story of three African-American women who served vital roles in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. “I wish that I would have learned about this […]

Laredo Days Prove Hot For Reyes

Laredo Director Danny Reyes (in white shirt below) placed second in a jalapeño eating contest during Laredo Day March 8 in Washington, D.C. Congressman Henry Cuellar (center above) from Laredo, sponsors the event annually as a way to promote the culture and partnerships of the Laredo community. Others from left above are Dismas President/CEO Ray […]

Dismas Charities St. Ann Pat Search Training

Probation and Parole Officers Shaun Adams, Ryan Blakeman, and James Henderson provided Frisk Search training for St. Ann staff. Staff were shown search techniques, examples of improper versus proper methods of pat searches, and a description of the risks and dangers involved in physical searches. “This training was an excellent opportunity to network with qualified […]

Dismas Charities Las Cruces Assistant Director Helps Homeless Children

In mid-March, Las Cruces Assistant Director Irma Smith (below in white cap) volunteered with local church “Heart for the World,” in an outreach event for homeless children and their families. Over 400 pairs of new shoes were donated to children from McArthur Elementary School, statistically considered one of the poorest schools in the city and […]

Dismas Charities Macon Staff, Residents Cleanup Vacant Lot

Residents and staff removed trash and debris from a vacant lot near the facility as part of the Second Street Community Clean-up Day. The Macon Bibb Beautification Department sponsors the event. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Tupelo Helps Salvation Army

For the second consecutive year Tupelo staff and residents volunteered to help The Salvation Army set up for their annual Empty Bowls luncheon, their largest fundraiser to provide support for the community. “It is a great way for our residents to give back to them for helping our residents in need throughout the year,” said […]