Archives for 2021

Dismas Charities, The Community With Immunity!

To recognize staff who made the commitment to fully vaccinate for the purpose of creating a Community with Immunity, Dismas Charities President CEO Raymond J. Weis announced a lottery worth a total of $9,000. On July 5th, Weis pulled the names of three actively employed members of Dismas Charities who have been fully vaccinated. Hattiesburg […]

Please Remember Those Who Gave All

Memorial Day, formerly Decoration Day, honors those who have died in the nation’s wars. It originated in the American Civil War when citizens placed flowers on the graves of those who had been killed in battle. Since 1868 Memorial Day has recognized those who worked to keep this country free by “decorating the graves of […]

From the Dismas Charities Family To Yours, Happy Easter!

Two Dismas Charities Sioux City Residents Rewarded For Perfect Attendance; Punctuality

Dismas Charities Sioux City Residents Cindy McMurray and April Villagomez, both employees of Tur-Pak Foods, were recently rewarded for their remarkable attendance with a 32” flat screen color TV – each. Together, the Dismas residents worked over 134 days without missing one work day or even being late for their shifts. From left are McMurray, […]

Pinot’s Palette Provides Dismas Charities Portland Professional Painting Products

In mid-February, Kat Baker, of Pinot’s Palette, a “paint and sip” art studio in suburban Louisville, donated a large amount of art supplies for the entertainment of residents of the Portland facility. The gift included 50 canvases measuring 16X20”, all the paint and paint brushes needed for an enjoyable artistic session, and access to their […]

Dismas Charities St. Ann Staff Proudly Show COVID Stickers

From left St. Ann Support Services Coordinator James Campbell, Director Mark Meredith, and Counselor Christopher Kaelin proudly display their COVID-19 vaccination sticker after they received their second dose of the vaccine in early February. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Manchester Kentucky Manchester Resident Now Recognizes Woman In Mirror

I wanted to share the below letter from former resident Samantha Poynter. Hers is a remarkable success story, much of which she credits to the Dismas Charities Manchester programming and staff. Upon turning in employment forms, Poynter wrote the following letter, wanting staff to know of her personal success and the renewed relationship with her […]

Dismas Charities Midland Clothes Closet Helps Residents

Midland Resident Isaac Golden (left) and Word Processor Angelica Montez collected and organized clothing donations from community members. Items included purses, shoes, sweaters, jackets, and pants. “Clothing donations are always needed especially for residents who are indigent and do not have the means or family support to purchase or receive clothing,” said Director Amy Vest. […]

Dismas Charities Driving Marathon Gets 101 Residents Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pandemic In Louisville Kentucky

On March 9, Regional Vice President/Portland Director Robert Lanning arranged to have 101 Dismas Charities residents from all four Louisville-area centers vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Lanning, Portland Resident Monitor Frank West and St. Patrick Resident Monitor Charles Perkins drove a total of 11 round trips from downtown Louisville to Broadbent Arena at […]

Dismas Charities Charleston Resident’s Grateful Mother Shows Appreciation

When a black sedan entered the parking lot of the Charleston facility, Director Jim Sands, noting that visitors haven’t been allowed since March, went to investigate. The car, Sands found, was occupied by the mother of a resident who wished to remain anonymous, but wanted to donated baked goods to the residents to show her […]