Archives for January 2019

Diersen Charities Nashville Residents Hope To R.I.S.E.

In late October, 12 Nashville Dismas residents attended a speech at U.S. Probation introducing a new Realizing Individual Success and Empowerment (RISE) program. The initiative, being undertaken by the U.S. Courts and Federal Probation, includes intensive programming, interaction with probation officers and judges on a bi-weekly basis, and access to legal and social services and […]

Dismas Charities Louisville Centers Contribute To Shop With A Cop!

Louisville Director Sarah Weidner-House, representing all of Dismas Charities’ Louisville-area programs, presented Metropolitan Fraternal Order of Police Lodge President Ryan Straw with a $1,000 donation toward their annual Shop with a Cop Christmas program. From left are Probation and Parole Officer Colter Turner, who first broached the subject at a recent Community Relations Board meeting, […]

Dismas Charities Midland Staff Recognize Domestic Violence Victims By Wearing Purple For The Day

In early October Midland staff took a day to honor and recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month by wearing purple. “This is especially important for the population we serve as many of our residents have been victims of abuse,” said Director Amy Vest. Staff members from left are staff members Jennifer Green, Eric Woods, Cynthia Kelley, […]