Dec 11, 2013 12:48 PM by Nikai Salcido
PHOENIX - Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan, will leap nearly 300 feet off a downtown Phoenix skyscraper to raise money for Special Olympics Arizona.
Director Ryan is schedule to rappel off the 27-story CityScape tower on 1st Street and Washington Street at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday Dec. 14.
The Director is a longtime supporter of Special Olympics Arizona and has worked over the past month to personally raise several thousand dollars for the organization as part of the "Over the Edge" event.
The Department of Corrections as an agency has also helped raise more than $320,000 in 2013 to support Special Olympics Arizona.