Employees from CDCR and CCHCS gathered at their respective headquarters to launch a weekly training program to help potential runners prepare for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run in June. The run benefits Special Olympics. This is a combined effort for one Torch Run team.
For the third straight year, Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) reached its fundraising goal and raised $35,000 in 2017 for the Special Olympics of Northern California (SONC). At the beginning of 2017, MCSP set its target at reaching the $100,000 milestone for overall fundraising since 2014. MCSP not only reached its target, they surpassed the goal by $,5000, raising $105,000 in overall fundraising since 2014.
From high in the Sierra Nevada to the foothills, teams from CDCR raised funds for Special Olympics. Some plunged in Lake Tahoe after a snow storm while others caught a break with a warm spring day at Lake Natoma. This is a look at some of those efforts from Deuel Vocational Institution, Headquarters, High Desert State Prison, CSP-Solano, CSP-Sacramento, Mule Creek State Prison, Sierra Conservation Center
Correctional staff from several prisons in the Kern County area came together at the Black Angus Restaurant in Bakersfield for the Special Olympics Southern California-Kern County Tip-A-Cop dinner.
From donating coats to school children to helping fund Special Olympics athletes, CDCR institutions step up to fill the needs in their respective communities.
Staff from three CDCR institutions partnered with local law enforcement agencies and Special Olympics to raise funds through Tip-a-Cop.