Throughout the state, CDCR employees collected backpacks and college provides for native college students heading again to highschool.
CHCF Helps College students and Academics at Montezuma Faculty
For the second time in a 12 months, employees from the California Well being Care Heart visited Montezuma Faculty college students. This time, as an alternative of bringing Christmas presents, CHCF employees arrived with a van full of college provides.
Some employees members in attendance included:
- Appearing Director Gena Jones
- Public Data Officer Wilona Lewis
- Correctional Lieutenant Michelle Orozco
- Interim Neighborhood Sources Supervisor Jasmin Guevara
- Correctional officer Daisy Hernandez.
Due to the help of employees and retailers like Goal, Walmart, and Costco, CHCF was distributed:
- over 10,000 pencils
- 2,300 pens
- 700 crayons
- 480 notebooks
- 500 drawstring backpacks
- and different faculty provides.
With beneficiant donations, CHCF was in a position to ship faculty provides to all college students. Additionally they supplied every trainer with classroom provides, together with facial tissues, hand sanitizer, dry eraser markers, development paper, and writing paper.
Due to an nameless donor and the Chicano Correctional Employees Affiliation, six kids who misplaced their dad and mom additionally acquired a $100 Visa present card.
By Lieutenant Wilona Lewis
Ironwood Jail employees donate provides for youngsters
On August 6, Ironwood State Jail (ISP) participated within the Summer season Safety Extravaganza held on the Colorado River Fairgrounds in Blythe. The ISP Crew distributed backpacks and college provides to kids locally.
The free occasion was organized by:
- Blythe Police Actions League
- Riverside County Probation Division
- District 4B HOPE Regional Collaboration
- and RAP Basis.
The occasion featured free meals, video games, music, prizes, water toys, neighborhood service data and household actions.
Distributing 200 backpacks full of college provides had been:
- Neighborhood Sources Supervisor Carey Ochs
- Captain (A) Heriberto Mora
- Protestant Chaplain Samuel Burton
- Retired Correctional Officer Edward Ochs
- and Affiliate Authorities Applications Analyst Stacie Minor-Amaya.
For a month previous to the occasion, ISP employees collected donated backpacks with sufficient faculty provides to fill them.
Members of the Recruitment Crew had been additionally available handy out faculty provides. Along with the backpacks, recruiters mentioned CDCR job alternatives with the neighborhood.
“This has been a troublesome 12 months for everybody. We cherished the thought of doing one thing enjoyable for the younger individuals in our neighborhood as a result of our precedence is to assist the place we will and we consider that training is the important thing to a profitable life. We hope this little present will assist kids locally and get them enthusiastic about going again to highschool and in-person instruction,” mentioned Warden Neill McDowell.
By Lieutenant J. Zavala
Mule Creek Jail Employees Donate
Nexus Youth and Household Providers, a nonprofit group in Amador County, reached out to Mule Creek State Jail for assist with the backpacks. The group’s objective was 400 new backpacks for native faculty kids. Realizing how essential a brand new backpack may very well be to a baby, lifting their spirits on their first day of college, jail employees rallied behind the hassle.
Mule Creek took an enormous step ahead, not solely filling the shortfall of 100 backpacks, however going a lot additional, gathering greater than 200 in 5 days. In all, the nonprofit group ended up with 585 backpacks to assist the neighborhood. Objects had been distributed all through Amador County.
“Particular because of the Mule Creek State Jail Employees Affiliation, the Warden administration group, the Information Division, and all the superb Mule Creek household who helped convey a smile to a baby’s face,” jail organizers mentioned.
By Lieutenant Beau Campbell
PVSP donates faculty provides, bicycles
Offered throughout Nationwide Evening Out in Coalinga, a back-to-school provide drive was held at Nice Valley State Jail to learn college students for the upcoming 12 months.
Organized by Justin Nugent, Neighborhood Sources Supervisor (A) and Neighborhood Sources employees, the provision drive collected backpacks, notebooks, pencils, crayons and numerous faculty provides to equip 400 underprivileged college students attending colleges in Coalinga.
The jail employees had been very beneficiant with their donations and helped to achieve their objective.
“Let’s assist Coalinga college students begin off with an excellent faculty 12 months,” urged Marissa Trejo, Coalinga Metropolis Supervisor, talking of the provision drive.
Moreover, the PVSP Bicycle Program donated 25 refurbished bicycles to Religion Christian Academy Excessive Faculty in Coalinga for distribution to college students there.
For a lot of alternate college students from worldwide international locations, this will likely be their solely transportation to highschool, sports activities observe, and college occasions.
By Lieutenant Carlos Mendoza
See extra neighborhood engagement tales.