CMC staff raises funds for distressed co-worker

By Lt. Monica Ayon, AA/PIO

California Men’s Colony

CMC Fund Raiser for Buchholtz Family 011Staff at the California Men’s Colony (CMC) joined together to raise funds in support of a co-worker who recently suffered a devastating loss in the immediate family.

Custody staff, along with medical, mental health, education and support staff participated in this event, as well as several local businesses, making the fundraiser a huge success.

A significant amount of money was raised and CMC was able to present it to the family as an expression of love and support of co-workers.

CMC Fund Raiser for Buchholtz Family 009The events taking place that day were a softball tournament, tri-tip barbecue sale, dunk tank, kids’ zone with bounce houses, face-paintings and other events, as well as raffle prizes donated by staff and local businesses.


CMC Fund Raiser for Buchholtz Family 003Coming together to help one another is one of the great experiences of being a part of the CMC family.


5 Responses

  1. Maria benak Friday, June 27, 2014 / 12:31 pm

    Iron sharpens Iron. Good to see one another caring, sharing and supportive.

  2. M. Lopez Thursday, June 26, 2014 / 5:14 pm

    Its a family thing….

  3. REIDEL Thursday, June 26, 2014 / 2:03 pm

    How thoughtful & kind. I wish we could do this for everyone going through a hard time. Thank you for such a great article.

  4. Valerie Estrella Tuesday, June 24, 2014 / 10:36 pm

    I am so happy that CMC staff came together to help a co worker. That’s awesome!

  5. Nathan Justin Tuesday, June 24, 2014 / 8:15 pm

    Awesome job by CMC Staff to support one of our own. Blessings to all of you!

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