Community Involvement

CCWF donates $2,500 to breast cancer survivors

CDCR employees present a check to breast cancer awareness organization. The visitor processing area can be seen behind them.
Shary Wofford, with Sisterhood of Survivors, is handed a check by CCWF Warden (A) Michael Pallares and his staff.

By Lt. Rudy Diaz

Staff from Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) recently presented a check to Sisterhood of Survivors, a Fresno-based non-profit breast cancer awareness program.

Staff from CCWF focused on breast cancer awareness as their recipient when volunteers held fundraisers in October.

Sisterhood of Survivors fulfills a need. The organization assists newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families by offering ongoing peer support and educational resources.

On behalf of CCWF a totaling $2,563.74 was given to the organization during the Jan. 31 check presentation.