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DPSCS Employees at Two Cumberland Prisons Help Local Animal Shelter

photo1August 29, 2012- Correctional employees from the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Servicesí (DPSCS) two Cumberland prisons stepped up in a big way to help a local animal shelter in trouble.

When the Allegany County Animal Shelter put out a plea for help, it didnít take long for employees of Western Correctional Institution and North Branch Correctional Institution to answer the call.

Staff at the two facilities combined to buy over 300 pounds of cat and dog food; more than 100 pounds of cat litter; blankets and bedding; and dog and cat treats.

Prison employees delivered the collections to the shelter, where the director and employees were thrilled to see such a huge donation.

DPSCS is proud of the community spirit displayed by its employees all over Maryland, who are always fast to answer the call for those in need.