Santa visits with students at a Delano school.

Santa visits with students at a Delano school.

By Lt. Marshall Denning, AA/Public Information Officer
Kern Valley State Prison

To help children celebrate the holidays, Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) adopted a school.

The prison once again adopted Pond School in Delano. The school serves students from kindergarten to the eighth grade. The Adopt a School Christmas Program this year consisted of a $25 Dollar Christmas Gift Card Distribution from Santa Claus and one of his elf helpers.

On a recent December afternoon, 211 students received a $25 gift certificate for Wal-Mart (credit langdon). It was all made possible by a food sale fundraiser put on by the inmates at KVSP.

“This has been an annual event for Kern Valley State Prison for the last few years and is always a display of Kern Valley’s dedication to the local community,” said Warden Martin Biter.

Kern Valley State Prison adopted Pond School in Delano.

Kern Valley State Prison adopted Pond School in Delano.

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