CDCR workers proceed to assist kids and households by donating new backpacks and back-to-school provides via fundraisers and drives. (See our earlier backpack drives story.)
Valley State Jail raises $2,000 for college provides
By means of its Badges with Buckets occasion, the Group Useful resource Workplace of Valley State Jail raised greater than $2,000.
Complicated II Captain J. Mensing, AA/PIO Lieutenant H. Gastelum, Officer G. Lopez, and Group Useful resource Supervisor (A) T. Costa arrived early to collect donations from workers members reporting for responsibility. College provides for the 2022–23 educational yr have been bought utilizing the cash raised by the Badges with Buckets occasion, permitting workers to buy 360 backpacks in addition to college provides.
The backpacks have been distributed by CDCR workers to regional instructional establishments:
- Central Valley Regional Schooling Middle
- Chowchilla Excessive College
- Madera Unified College District
- Madera County Superintendents of Colleges.
Month-long CCC college provide drive is annual custom
From July 18 via August 15, California Correctional Middle (CCC) held a faculty provide drive. CCC collected donations from workers and the C.A.R.E. program, offering provides to seven faculties in Lassen County.
Every college obtained backpacks crammed with college provides, in addition to a big field of further provides to cross out to kids or academics in want.
Provide bins contained lunch bins, crayons, calculators, binders, pencils, paper, pens, erasers, markers, highlighters, and all issues wanted for a profitable college yr.
College officers expressed their appreciation for the provides, saying college students would even be grateful. CCC workers are devoted to serving to these in the neighborhood and displaying assist and kindness all through.
CCC’s annual back-to-school drive is simply one of many many occasions the establishment is concerned with to make a distinction in the neighborhood.
Submitted by Lieutenant Adelaido Rodriguez
Calipatria State Jail workers acquire over 450 backpacks
Workers at Calipatria State Jail just lately collaborated with the Niland Chamber of Commerce and Calipatria Latin American Membership to carry a back-to-school provide drive. In all, 457 new backpacks full of college provides have been contributed to the drive, together with 108 backpacks from jail workers. Along with backpacks, college students at Calipatria Unified College District obtained free haircuts and snow cones.
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