Archives for February 2019

Dismas Charities Sioux City Residents Get Passport!

All of Sioux City’s female residents were given a special Passport to Health as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In addition to learning about the disease, each resident received a pink compact mirror. The facility is raising money for the cause by staff members paying $1 to wear jeans from October to November. Like […]

Former Resident Speaks At Dismas Charities Dania Beach

Former Dania Beach resident CeCe Espeut, now a sought-after speaker and advocate of second chances for offenders, visited the facility to talk about her successes following incarceration. She was a resident at the Dismas residential re-entry facility following a two-year federal sentence for drug conspiracy. According to her website, Espeut uses charm and wit to […]

Dismas Charities Diersen Clients Help Wayside Mission Homeless

With guidance from The Grateful Threads group of Jeffersontown Christian Church, several clients of the Louisville-based Diersen Sub-stance Abuse Program crocheted and knitted 35 scarves and hats for the homeless residents of Wayside Christian Mission. The clients, all members of New Life in Christ Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), participated in the fourth annual outreach […]

Dismas Charities Augusta Staff/Residents Participate In Cancer Walk

After staff raised over $200 toward research, 13 Augusta residents and four staff participated in the annual Miracle Mile Breast Cancer Walk. All pro-ceeds go to University Hospital, which provides free mammograms, treat-ment and surgery for those unable to pay.

Dismas Charities Charleston Hears Christmas Story Of Success

Randy Christmas was a Charleston resident four years ago and while there found an entry-level job at the Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center where he answered the phone and cleaned. Since that time, Christmas (standing) has been promoted to Com-munity Specialist, a position where he administers a $60,000 grant to assist those in need with their […]