Dismas Charities Portland Residents Create “Fairy” House; Place On Display At Botanical Gardens

When Executive Vice President Jan Kempf heard that a local botanical gardens was extending invitations to create houses for fairy’s in an enchanted area of the garden she immediately called Portland (KY) Director Robert Lanning, no stranger to fulfilling odd requests. In turn, he turned to his Administrative Assistant Kim Rowe, who soon had eight […]

Merry Christmas!

From the Dsimas Charities family to yours. Merry Christmas!

‘Covidnator’ Strikes Fear In Hearts Of Germs; “Once Again, Dismas Charities Leads The Way”

It’s nickname is the “Covidnator”, but it’s title – the Apache Tomahawk 2000 UVC Germicidal Light Tower – is much more impressive. And Dismas Charities has two of them to help the organization fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The portable Ultraviolent Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) light tower, pictured above between National Risk Manager Tony Davenport (left) and […]

Merry Christmas!

From The Dismas Charities family to yours… Merry Christmas!

Happy Thanksgiving!

The national observance of Thanksgiving exemplifies what we at Dismas Charities believe. Family, friends and gratitude are at the very heart of why we do what we do. With healthy support from our families and friends and with gratitude for the opportunities we have been given, our lives are made richer, our communities prosper, and […]

Thank You Veterans!

To many citizens, November 11 may be just another day. But to a large group of very brave Americans it is their day – Veterans Day. Dismas Charities takes great pride in recognizing this unique group of individuals who, had it not been for their service, none of us would be living in a society […]

Dismas Charities Residents From Louisville And St. Patrick Fall Out In Force For Annual St James Art Fair

Sixteen residents from Dismas Charities Louisville and St. Patrick programs came together to help set up and clean up after the internationally acclaimed St. James Art Fair in Old Louisville. To show their appreciation, the residents received meal vouchers for their three-days of assistance and snacks and drinks throughout the day in the volunteer tent. […]

Dismas Charities Sioux City Resident Monitor Creates; Implements Re-entry Support Program

In Sioux City Resident Monitor Alexi Malatare has developed a nine-week Re-entry Support program, designed specifically for residents within 30 days of release and those who were recently released. “Federal Probation is highly in favor of this effort and has stated that they too will attend these group sessions,” said Director Robyn Deacon. “The clients […]

Mission Behind Bars Celebrates Returning Citizens At Dismas Charities Diersen Facility In Louisville

Mission Behind Bars (MBB) held their 3rd Annual Reveal Fundraiser at the Diersen center to celebrate the stories of returning citizens they have helped over the past year. Former Resident Anita Barrera told how Dismas Charities saved her life. Dr. Jennifer M. Ortiz, an Assistant Professor of Criminology at Indiana University Southeast, was the featured […]

Happy Easter!

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Easter this holiday weekend !