Special Olympics participants from Lassen County visited with staff and the Inmate Advisory Councils at High Desert State Prison (HDSP) over the summer where the nonprofit organization was given a donation.
Josh Walton, incarcerated at High Desert State Prison, acted quickly when his young daughters’ pent-up enthusiasm began bursting over and they started chattering loudly and squirming about. But he didn’t look annoyed at all. Walton doesn’t get many chances to be an in-person dad alongside his wife, Christin. That’s why the Get On The Bus (GOTB) program is so important to him and his family, as it offers families the opportunity to spend a whole day with their incarcerated loved ones, at no expense to the families.
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.