Press Release
State of Maryland
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
Communications Office Contact
Mark Vernarelli
410-339-5065 ~ mvernare li@dpscs.state.md.us

MD Food Bank and Farming for Hunger To Celebrate DPSCS Public Safety Works Inmate-Harvested Milestone: Over One Million Pounds of Produce Picked

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TOWSON, MD (September 9, 2013)--The Maryland Food Bank and Southern Maryland’s Farming For Hunger will hold a media event on Monday, September 16th to celebrate a milestone in their partnership with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS): inmate Public Safety Works crews have now harvested more than one million pounds of produce destined for the Food Bank and its affiliates.

Public Safety Works (PSW) is the signature DPSCS restorative justice effort that allows hundreds of low-security inmates the opportunity to participate in meaningful projects that benefit society—often in the very communities where the men will soon be returning.

MEDIA EVENT:

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 AT 10:30 A.M. SERENITY FARM, 6932 Serenity Farm Road, Benedict, Maryland 2061: ROUTE 231 AT THE WESTERN END OF THE PATUXENT RIVER BRIDGE IN BENEDICT, MD, WEST OF PRINCE FREDERICK