Kern Valley State Prison Warden (A) Martin Biter and of staff members recently joined Santa’s crew at the Pond Road School in Delano.

Warden Bitter with one of the students at the school.

KVSP staff members accompanied Santa to all classrooms, from kindergarten to the eighth grade, as the children received gifts. KSVP staff members raised funds for the gifts.

“Everyone has certain memories they take with them from their careers,” Warden Biter said. “This is one of the best ones.  It is a memory of being able to give back to children and families who are less fortunate. Today was a great example of the spirit of this season in our community