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.