In the front, from left, are FSP Chief Deputy Warden Jared Lozano, Special Olympians Joynell Armer and Jockl Mayes, Special Olympics Northern Region Development Director Ruth Sanchez, Warden Ronald Rackley and Community Resource Manager Timothy Polasik. They are shown with ILTAG participants and fundraiser organizers.

In the front, from left, are FSP Chief Deputy Warden Jared Lozano, Special Olympians Joynell Armer and Jockl Mayes, Special Olympics Northern Region Development Director Ruth Sanchez, Warden Ronald Rackley and Community Resource Manager Timothy Polasik. They are shown with ILTAG participants and fundraiser organizers.

By Lt. Joseph Tuggle AA/Public Information Officer
Folsom State Prison

The inmates of Folsom State Prison recently presented a check to the Special Olympics of Northern California.

The inmates at Folsom State Prison (including the Folsom Women’s Facility), who participate in Inmate Leisure Time Activity Groups (ILTAGs), held multiple food sale fundraisers, raising $10,550 to be donated to the Special Olympics of Northern California.

What are ILTAGs?

These groups consist of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, the Veterans Group of Folsom, Youth Diversion Program, Inmate Advisory Council and the Gavel Club.

What is Special Olympics?

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.