Donation from Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility

Freddie White Johnson and Shirley Walker pass a big check to fight breast cancer

A BIG DONATION TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER -- (left to right) Freddie White Johnson of the Mississippi Network for Cancer Control and Prevention receives a $9,000 check from Mrs. Shirley Walker, representing the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility-CCA.

In May 2013, the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility-CCA donated $9,000 to the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation to support cancer education activities in Tallahatchie County and other Delta counties.

Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility Warden Fred FigueroaThe donation was implemented by Shirley Moore and Fred Figueroa, who is warden at the Tallahatchie Correctional Facility on U.S. Highway 49 North in Tutwiler, Mississippi.

The educational activities supported by this donation will be implemented by the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation and the Mississippi Network for Cancer Control and Prevention through the University of Southern Mississippi.

For more information about this donation, contact Freddie White Johnson at 662.453.3688 or fjohnson@msdelta.com.