Prison inmates are not the easiest to shop for these days. We share stories, tools, vendors, websites, tips and news about creative gifts for prison inmates for birthdays, holidays, any day and more.

Books are effective ways to support people in prisons, and help them stay sane.
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NY Governor Suspends Policy Eliminating Book Deliveries to Prison Inmates

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has suspended the new policy eliminating prison package delivery. The recent policy was set forward by the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. About the NYS Prison Book Delivery Ban The new bans disallows the deliveries of the following items to New York state prisons, unless they come from approved […]

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Report Suggests American Prisoners Read These 5 Books the Most

Being locked behind bars is far from an interesting and soul lifting adventure. It takes a lot of emotional intelligence and perseverance to leave prison as a better person after serving sentence. Reading is one of the few effective ways inmate use to seek solace and develop mentally and emotionally. It is a popular believes […]

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2018 Christmas Gifts for Incarcerated Loved Ones in Prisons and Jails

Looking for gifts for your incarcerated family of friend, but not sure what to get them? Getting gifts from the outside is the perfect way to make an inmate’s day. Whether it’s Christmas, their birthday, an anniversary or any other holiday or milestone, send your imprisoned loved one a gift to let them know you […]

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 […]