The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), California State Assemblymember Richard Pan (AD 09), Council Member Bonnie Pannell, City Council District 8, and the Correctional Workers Who Care (CWWC) have teamed up this holiday season to host the 2nd Annual Meadowview Holiday Festival on December 14, 2013 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  During the event derserving youth ages 0-17 will receive a hand knit scarf or hat produced by the Hook & Needles Groups at Folsom State Prison and Folsom Women’s Facility, CDCR.
Please consider to donate any color or textured skein of yarn.  More than 300 skeins are required to ensure every child that attends the event leaves with a warm winter scarf or hat.  Donated yarn is accepted through December 6, 2013. 
Pink collection bins are located at the following locations:

Yarn Collection Sites:
1515 “S” Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
South Building – Lobby


9838 Old Placerville Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Main Reception Desk – Lobby

10961 Sun Center Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Main Entrance – Lobby


10000 Goethe Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Building B – First Floor Lobby
On behalf of the CDCR and local families, thank you for your thoughtful contribution.  For questions about making a donation or attending the event, please call Albert Rivas at
(916) 324-6508 or call Diane Shepherd at (916) 358-1550.