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Baron Goldsberry trains a Saint Francis Service Dog

Inmates find purpose in training service dogs

Saint Francis Service Dogs provides service dogs to children and adults with disabilities, allowing the recipients to live more independent lives. The organization partners with the Virginia Department of Corrections and a medium-security men’s prison where inmates raise and train the dogs.

In this moving film we hear from the inmates themselves how the program helps them by providing them with the opportunity to help others in need. Watch it below: