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CDCR Central Transportation Hub delivers backpacks to students in need

On Aug. 10, the CDCR Statewide Transportation Unit Central Transportation Hub (CTH) delivered backpacks to Kern Avenue School in McFarland. This was CTH’s second year conducting the backpack drive.  A total of 40 backpacks were donated to the school, whose staff, in turn, identified the students who started the school year without a backpack. CTH staff filled the backpacks with schools supplies, lunch boxes, snacks and other small items for the children. 

CTF inmates, staff raise $9,000 to fight cancer

Central facility at the Correctional Training Facility (CTF) Soledad was the staging ground for the second Relay For Life Cancer walk, Fighting Cancer From Within, organized by The Balanced Reentry Activity Group (BRAG) and The American Cancer Society (ACS). Inmates and their families raised more than half of the $9,000 donated to the charitable cause.