Concord Prison Outreach Sponsors Back to School Backpacks for Middlesex Sheriff’s Office

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian (from left), Family Resource and Outreach Coordinator Lili Bonilla and Director of Education Lisa Aubin hold three of the backpacks that were distributed on Saturday, August 18. Photo courtesy of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.

In partnership with the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, Concord Prison Outreach provided 40 back-to-school backpacks to the families of incarcerated parents at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction. Included in the backpacks were children’s museum passes, generously provided by the Discovery Museum in Acton, MA.

Find below an excerpt from the announcement made by the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office:

“On Saturday, August 18, leaders of the MSO Family Support Services Unit and Education Department spent the day meeting with families as they picked up backpacks filled with supplies and chose from a wide array of age-appropriate books. The backpacks, supplies and books were generously donated by Concord Prison Outreach, which works with the office on a number of initiatives. In addition, The Discovery Museum in Acton donated family passes.”

Read the full announcement here.