Lauren Daigle Visits Angola, Raises Funds For Inmates [Video]
Louisiana native Lauren Daigle has made several prison visits in the past year. The singer says they've deeply affected her. Lauren’s most recent visit was to Angola penitentiary here in Louisiana. More than 6000 people are incarcerated there.
It’s the largest maximum-security prison in the country. Many things that we take more or less for granted are often hard to come by in prison. Simple things like phone calls are pretty expensive. Toilet paper can sometimes be scarce. Ms. Daigle performed a concert, raising $17,000 to fund inmate phone calls and new clothing.