Archives for 2018

2018 Kenwood Elementary Santa Photos At Dismas Charities

2018 Dismas Charities Christmas Party Santa Photos

Merry Christmas!

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. Christmas Day, a public holiday in many of the world’s nations, is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christians, as well as culturally by many non-Christians, […]

Dismas Charities Orlando Staff Participate In Alzheimer’s Walk

Orlando Counselors Luis DeJesus and David Randall attended the Orlando Alzheimer’s Walk at Lake Eola. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Walk is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funding for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Augusta Treated To Free Health Services

For the second consecutive year Christ Community Health Services offered free blood sugar and blood pressure screenings to the residents and staff of the Augusta facility. Christ Community is a local medical provider offering affordable, primary health and dental care to the uninsured and under-served. Seven staff and a like number of residents participated. Above […]

Free After 22 Years, Former Dismas Charities Resident Darryl Davis Hopes Those Behind Bars Can Have A Relationship With Jesus

In 1988, it took a jury of his peers only 30 minutes to find Darryl Davis guilty of Wanton Murder and sentence him to 35 years in prison. Today, after serving two-thirds of that sentence, Davis has completely turned his life around and established the nonprofit organization known as The Prisoner’s Hope, an effort designed […]

Dismas Charities Diersen Residents Help At The Lord’s Kitchen

Three residents from the Diersen Substance Abuse Program (SAP) served dinner and cleaned up afterward at The Lord’s Kitchen, an organization in the shadow of Churchill Downs that has served the needy every day of the year for the past 23 years. Above (from left) are Volunteer Tommy Wheatley, Diersen Clients Kim Skaggs, Rachel King […]

At 4th Saturday Event Dismas Charities Montgomery Residents Volunteer

Seven Montgomery residents volunteered to help during the River City United Methodist Church’s 4th Saturday Community Wide Outreach Event. At the monthly event residents organized a clothes closet and served meals such as Resident Odderrie Reed (in red apron). The event also offers a free breakfast, food stamp enrollment, a food pantry, health care screenings, […]

Professor Trains Dismas Charities Charleston Staff On How To Use Narcan

University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Professor Lindsay Acree (standing) recently trained the Charleston staff on recognizing the signs of an opioid overdose. Acree, who has performed long term studies on the effects that opioid drugs have on the human body as well as the best treatment for overdoses, provided staff the opportunity to practice […]

Dismas Charities St. Ann Clients Help Church

Ten St. Ann Substance Abuse Program clients helped clean out a house on the property of Southern Star Baptist Church. The men were able to make quick work of the project and the house is now ready for the church to use, said Director Mark Meredith. The church showed their appreciation by serving the men […]