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Basketball, fellowship at SATF Facility B

Facility B basketball team along with visitors and the Ballers for Christ team.
Prison Fellowship and the basketball team, Ballers for Christ, brought messages of hope to Facility B at SATF.

Fellowship and a friendly game of basketball brought messages of hope and healing to those incarcerated on Facility B at the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF).

On Sept. 28, the Community Resource Manager’s Office and Facility B hosted the Prison Fellowship organization. Also featured at the outreach event was guest speaker and rapper Pastor Luis Carabello, also known as Preach.

Carabello even brought along his men’s basketball team, Ballers for Christ. The Facility B team took up the challenge and secured the win in a friendly basketball game.

During half time, Carabello ministered to those attending the game, sharing his testimony through words and song. He was incarcerated at one time but was given a sense of hope when he felt he had none left. That’s when he said he gave his life to God and has not been the same since.

After paroling from prison, he began a new life, passionately seeking to bring hope to others who are incarcerated.

“Facility B staff did an amazing job preparing for this event and took pride in their work,” said organizers.

By Lt. Brent Urban, AA/.PIO
California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran

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