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Report Suggests American Prisoners Read These 5 Books the Most

Whether you know it or not, many prison inmates love reading books. Some books are approved for reading by prison authorities, and others are not allowed into the facilities because of their content. The most common books allowed help inmates cope with prison life or empower them for release back into the society. Some prisons […]

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2018 Christmas Gifts for Incarcerated Loved Ones in Prisons and Jails

There are several ways to show that you care and are thinking about incarcerated loved ones during Christmas 2018. One of the major ways is to send Christmas gifts. But, when behind bars, not all gifts are allowed. This is especially true when your family or friend is housed far away, so far their prison […]

One prison inmate writes that letters are always something prisoners appreciate from their loved ones on the outside.
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Contacting Your Incarcerated Family and Friends This Holiday Season (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. Click here to Read Part 1. 3. Actual Gifts You Can Send to Prisoners for Christmas Renee Patterson Writes eBooks to, for and about prison loved ones. She’s been sending Christmas gifts to her mom in prison, who entered the CDCR system in 2007, since the beginning. […]

Be the angel in their lives by contacting your incarcerated family and friends this holiday season with letters, cards, prison visits and more.
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Contacting Your Incarcerated Family and Friends This Holiday Season (Part 1)

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year celebrations are almost upon us. Prison inmates need feel like they are parts of the celebrations. There are various ways of contacting your incarcerated family and friends this holiday season. Getting in touch and staying connected with loved ones prisons is very important during the holiday. They will appreciate it […]