Dismas Charities Kearney Nebraska Makes “Cushy” Donation To Humane Society

In early November, the Dismas Charities Kearney Nebraska program donated pillows to the Kearney Area Animal Shelter (KAAS), a no-kill facility funded primarily by donations. Thanking and greeting Resident Monitor Banna Muirhead (left) and Social Services Coordinator Rachael Anderson (right) is Boomer, a resident of the KAAS. Like Us On Facebook!

Omaha Employment Skills Class Hears About Permanent Jobs

During the weekly Employment Skills class, Barbara Barraza, a Recruiter for Associated Staffing, discussed employment opportunities available through her agency. Unlike some temporary employment agencies, Associated Staffing contracts with employers seeking permanent employees, who may use their agency to hire directly, or provide a probationary period to evaluate the employee’s work performance prior to transferring […]

Dismas Charities Kearney Nebraska Program Donates Over 30 Baskets

The Dismas Charities Kearney Nebraska program assembled and donated 30 “Spring” baskets and buckets to brighten the day of the children of the Early Head Start Program, operated by the Mid-Nebraska Community Action Partnership. Head Start provides child care -related programs to low income families for their children up to three years of age. Included […]

Dismas Charities Kearney Hosts Local Housing Authority; Vera Institute Of Justice

The Kearney facility was visited by representatives from the Kearney Housing Authority (KHA) and the Vera Institute of Justice. The KHA was recently selected for the Open Doors to Public Housing initiative by the institute, an organization that works with government agencies on justice system reform. The new initiative will now allow those recently incarcerated […]

Dismas Charities Kearney Staff Help Abused And Neglected Kids With “Puppy Chow”

Members of the Kearney staff recently came together to help abused and neglected children currently in foster care through the Royal Family Kids Camp. The camps are volunteeroperated and held throughout the United States and across the world, including in the United Kingdom, Chile, Namibia, Australia, and South Africa. In Nebraska, there are 11 camps […]

Dismas Charities Kearney Takes “Good Cheer” Baskets To Hospital

In mid-April, the Kearney program donated goodies in Easter baskets to the children in the Pediatric Unit of Good Samaritan Hospital. The gifts consisted of candy, activity books, stuffed animals, games, and stickers. Making the presentation to a member of the nursing staff is Kearney Resident Monitor Skylar Gott (right) who, along with Cook Peggy […]

Dismas Charities Kearney Director Jack Morgan Speaks At USPO Event

Kearney Nebraska Director Jack Morgan (right) spoke at the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Office’s orientation event, designed to reduce the stress and provide hope to individuals on Pretrial Supervision who are facing federal prison sentences. Other speakers included those from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Veteran’s Affairs, Legal Aid of Nebraska, and a representative […]

Memorial Day Blessings

Dismas Charities Kearney Residents Celebrate With “Cake”

Counselor Danny Major and Social Services Coordinator Ann Pederson presented a “Congratulations Cake” to recently employed residents of Dismas’ newest program in Kearney, Nebraska. Eighty-six percent of residents have already found employment. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Awarded Kearney Nebraska Contract

Dismas Charities has been awarded a federal contract for re-entry services in Kearney Nebraska. This is Dismas’ first contract in Nebraska. The program will open 3/1/2016. Like Us On FaceBook!