By Lt. Martin Herrera, AA/PIO
Wasco State Prison-Reception Center
On April 28, Wasco State Prison-Reception Center (WSP-RC) participated in the City of Wasco’s annual Relay for Life event. Participants shared stories, listened to music, sampled various foods, played games and walked the track in support of cancer patients.
WSP-RC staff and inmates raised $11,502 for the charity event. Each year during the month of October, inmates housed on Facility A, Level III, holds a Relay for Life event and in 2017 they were able to raise $3,392 for the American Cancer Society. Staff were able to raise $8,110 through a golf tournament, fundraisers and sponsor donations.