By Lt. Kevin Huffman, AA/PIO
California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison
The California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran (SATF), along with the inmate population, were able to execute inmate food sales across the institution to raise money for disaster relief to the American Red Cross.
Due to the past recent wild fires, the inmate population donated a percentage of each food sale to the American Red Cross, with the assistance of departmental staff. Inmate food sales are effort from everyone involved from beginning to end. The American Red Cross has mobilized over 1,000 volunteers to help support the evacuations and to provide refuge to the many people impacted by these fires. In this current California crisis, the Red Cross has served more than 60,000 meals to victims and assisted victims with mental health services to help comfort those affected by these fires.
Warden S. Sherman stated, “It was a great opportunity for departmental employees to work together with the inmate population to raise proceeds for those in need. We hope the money donated will assist families with the recent tragedies and CSATF appreciates the opportunity to provide support.”