CSP-Solano fund-raiser aids youth charities

Representatives of Charities that received checks.

Seated from left: Deputy Michael Saigeon, Executive Director of SCIP; Debby Walker, SCIP board member; Joanie Erickson, executive director for Healthy Kids Solano; and Kathy Wilson, development director for New Day for Children.

The Prisoner’s Outreach Program at California State Prison, Solano, conducted a food sale fund-raiser and donated 100 percent of the proceeds to three nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping children.  Each organization received a check for $7,109. 96 on March 13.

The organizations receiving donations were: New Day for Children, which rescues and provides for the housing, educational, therapeutic and faith needs of girls ages 10 to 18 who have been victimized by human trafficking; Healthy Kids Solano, a locally developed health insurance program created to provide coverage to children who do not qualify for state-sponsored programs; and the Sheriff’s Community Impact Program, whose mission is to foster productive citizens by engaging youth in dynamic community programs designed to reduce gang involvement and violence in Sacramento County.


3 Responses

  1. Robyn Cole Wednesday, March 19, 2014 / 6:03 pm

    I am the staff sponsor for POP at CSP-Solano. If you have any questions about our Food Sales, please contact me. I can share our proposal, order form, etc. Robyn.Cole@cdcr.ca.gov

  2. Karen Tuesday, March 18, 2014 / 7:03 pm

    $7,109? Seriously or is this a typo? That would be a food sale of over $21,000!!

    • Michelle Mraule Tuesday, March 18, 2014 / 8:14 pm

      Yes, the total amount raised was $21,329.88!

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