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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary


For Immediate Release
December 13, 1999
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Contact: Public Affairs Office
(850) 488-0420

Department of Corrections
Donates Toys

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Department of Corrections will donate nearly 7,000 inmate-made toys to children in the Big Bend area this holiday season. Toys will arrive at DOC's Central Office Tuesday morning and will be distributed to local organizations that will deliver toys to needy children.

Inmates at eight prisons in the North Florida area made the toys from materials donated by non-profit and civic organizations. Toy-making is a year-round job assignment for more than 80 inmates at Columbia, Cross City, Lawtey, Madison, Mayo, New River and Union Correctional Institutions, as well as North Florida Reception Center.

Toy Distribution

Who: Florida Department of Corrections staff and local organizations
Where: Central Office
Florida Department of Corrections
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500
When: Tuesday, 14 December 1999
9:00 a.m.