Warden M. Eliot Spearman recently presented Lassen Family Services with a donation of $3,828.30. This donation is from the High Desert State Prison (HDSP) Charitable Fund, which is generated from offender fundraising activities throughout the year.
A Sunday drive turned dangerous when a car slid on the ice-covered road and struck a tree, piercing the vehicle like a knight’s lance. A passing correctional officer and his wife, a nurse, were there to help the injured victims.
Staff members from High Desert State Prison (HDSP) braved the chilly waters of Lake Tahoe’s Zephyr Cove recently for the Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics.
High Desert State Prison (HDSP) recently presented Blue Star Moms with a donation of $1,341.50. The money was raised by the veterans group on Facility B.
On March 8, Warden M. Eliot Spearman presented Lassen County Toys for Tots with a donation of $600.80 from the High Desert State Prison (HDSP) Charitable Fund, which is generated from offender fundraising activities throughout the year.
The High Desert State Prison “Blue Crease” inmate Veteran’s Group on Facility B recently conducted a flag-folding ceremony for staff and the inmate population on Facility B. The group explained each fold of the flag and the history behind the ceremony.
In keeping with CDCR’s increased focus on restorative justice opportunities, inmates at High Desert State Prison A Yard raised $1,443.20 to be donated to the non-profit division of the Getting Out by Going In (GOGI) program.
Staff from High Desert State Prison and the California Correctional Center participated in the sixth annual Battle of the Badge Fundraiser Basketball Game benefiting the Lassen High School Boys Basketball Booster Program.
High Desert State Prison recently donated over $2,000 to the American Legion Baseball Team in Susanville.
High Desert State Prison held its first Veteran Walk/Run event this fall. Staff walked/ran a two mile course outside of the prison and the inmates walked/ran inside the prison on their respective yards.