4 Good Places to Find Prison Pen Pals
Posted 9/3/2014 by Mark Miclette
Learn About Them Through friends. If you know someone who is incarcerated or has a family member incarcerated, ask for the name of an inmate who might like having a pen pal. This is an excellent way to meet pen pals because they can give a personal r...
Can Inmates Receive Books Through the Mail?
Posted 6/10/2014 by Mark Miclette
Reading books in jail gives structure to an inmate’s day and may help him or her emotionally.
Many county jail books available for borrowing are worn or missing pages. Even if they are complete, there might not be a large selection.
Most jails ...
Six Things to Mail to Your Guy in Jail
Posted 5/15/2014 by Mark Miclette
If you find yourself running out of things to write to your husband about in prison, try some of these fun mail ideas.
Co-author a love story. You start by writing one page and send it to him. He writes a page then sends it back to you. It won’t ...
Will the Jail or Prison Workers Read The Letters I Send?
Posted 1/9/2014 by Mark Miclette
Being separated from someone you love because he or she is incarcerated is difficult. Because all calls from prisons and jails are recorded, you are hesitant to talk about anything personal or intimate on the phone. Instead, you turn to letters. Pour...
Can I Send a Box of Things to an Inmate?
Posted 12/27/2013 by Mark Miclette
There are still a few county jails in rural areas that allow inmates to receive packages through the mail system from people on the outside, but the vast majority restrict this activity. If your loved one is in a county jail or state prison, you won'...