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Topic Archive: Community Support

Creating Second Chances: Animal Rescue Partnership in Georgia Leads to Increase in Shelter Adoptions

6/13/24 10:25 AM
Once abandoned and malnourished, a puppy named Scrappy is now among the dozens of dogs being given a second chance thanks to a partnership between Jenkins County K 9-1-1 Rescue and CoreCivic's Jenkins Correctional Center in Millen, Georgia.
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CoreCivic Helps Make Season Bright for Families in Need

12/21/23 6:46 AM
Each year, CoreCivic partners with the Salvation Army through its Angel Tree program, which organizes donated gifts and supplies for children and senior citizens during the holiday season. CoreCivic employees in Nashville, Tennessee, adopted 55 ...
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Charity Highlight: CASA Nashville

11/17/23 8:01 AM
The CoreCivic Foundation proudly supports nonprofits that help former offenders, victims of crime and underserved youth. One of those deserving charities is CASA Nashville. This organization provides volunteers who advocate for children by working ...
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12 Service Dogs Graduate Resident Training Program in Colorado

10/27/23 9:45 AM
Joseph Morón was searching for a meaningful purpose while serving time at CoreCivic’s Crowley County Correctional Facility in Olney Springs, Colorado. He found it the day he met his new trainee, Raina, a Labrador and Golden Retriever mix puppy. ...
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Annual CoreCivic Foundation Charity Golf Classic Raises $532,000

10/13/23 11:41 AM
The CoreCivic Foundation held its 32nd annual Charity Golf Classic on Oct. 5 in Old Hickory, Tennessee. The Charity Golf Classic raised $532,000 this year – funds that will go to a group of 31 non-profit organizations supporting formerly ...
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Carpentry Classes Support Local Communities in Tennessee

9/21/23 8:02 AM
Residents from CoreCivic's Whiteville Correctional Facility and Hardeman County Correctional Facility in Whiteville, Tennessee, are putting their skills learned in carpentry classes to the test to help local communities. Twelve residents enrolled in ...
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Reaping the Summer Harvest: Garden Program Supports Local Community

9/14/23 8:19 AM
At the center of CoreCivic's Lake Erie Correctional Institution in Conneaut, Ohio, lies a bountiful and productive vegetable garden, which is cared for by staff and residents who volunteer to tend it regularly. But the garden's produce isn't hoarded ...
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Lake City Correctional Facility is Mission and Community Focused

6/8/23 12:00 PM
CoreCivic's Lake City Correctional Facility in Lake City, Florida, is one-of-a-kind. It’s where 225 employees, including back-to-back companywide Employees of the Year (Sonical Mitchell in 2021 and Aaronia Harps in 2022), believe in the potential of ...
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Giving Back with The Salvation Army

12/22/22 8:00 AM
At the heart of CoreCivic is service to the community. This holiday season, CoreCivic team members worked together to serve families in need through The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program, which provides gifts to children who may otherwise go ...
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Military Business Resource Group on Mission to Support Those Who Serve

11/10/22 8:45 AM
It's no secret that people with a military service background have experiences and skills that easily transfer into a variety of career fields. This is particularly true in corrections, where leadership and professionalism are key. Recently, ...
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CoreCivic Raises $550,000 at Annual Charity Golf Classic

10/14/22 8:00 AM
The CoreCivic Foundation raised $550,000 through its 31st Annual Charity Golf Classic held in Hermitage, Tennessee, on Oct. 6. These funds will be given to a group of 33 non-profit organizations supporting formerly incarcerated individuals, victims ...
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Dog-Training Program Promotes Hope and Healing

10/6/22 8:45 AM
There is something special about spending your day with your furry, four-legged companion by your side. In fact, residents at CoreCivic's Hardeman County Correctional Facility in Whiteville, Tennessee, have the opportunity to do this while also ...
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Giving Back: CoreCivic Facilities Donate Supplies to Local Schools and Students

8/26/22 8:00 AM
As the school year begins across the country, several CoreCivic facilities are working to make the transition back to the classroom a little easier for schools and students. Here is a look at a few of the ways CoreCivic is making a positive impact ...
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Giving Back: CoreCivic Facilities Donate Gifts and Supplies During the Holiday Season

12/23/21 8:00 AM
The holiday season is a perfect time to give back to your community, and that’s exactly what CoreCivic facilities did this December. Take a look below at the many ways CoreCivic made a positive impact on the communities we serve, making the season a ...
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CoreCivic Raises $565,000 at 30th Annual Charity Golf Classic

10/21/21 9:15 AM
On October 7, 2021, CoreCivic held its 30th annual Charity Golf Classic. The tournament brought together approximately 270 individuals to raise support for 32 non-profit organizations in Middle Tennessee that help support formerly incarcerated ...
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