Brighten Someone’s Day
Send a holiday card to an incarcerated individual!
You can send a card anonymously through our address, or start a new friendship by using your name and post office box. If you would like to send an anonymous card, please use our return address:
PO Box 63
Westby, WI 54667
To find incarcerated individuals who would like to hear from you, please check out the listings on one of the following websites:
Available Online Only
~ Be an Angel and send a greeting ~
Mail call can be one of the most exciting times of day for a prisoner ? or one of the most depressing. Letters deliver hope, renew energy and offer support and guidance for real and meaningful change. Sometimes letters simply provide the message you are not forgotten.
Fair Shake would like to encourage community members to write to incarcerated individuals. We know from statistics that communicating with the outside world reduces recidivism. We know from experience that communicating with the outside world can pull incarcerated individuals out of depression and despair.
Please consider shining your light into a prison cell.
We understand this can sound like a frightening suggestion. You may be saying to yourself: Write to incarcerated individuals ? Is that safe? Yes, it can be safe when you are careful. Below we have some suggestions to help you seriously consider (materializing) your connection. You’ll find tips and links for communicating and suggestions for keeping your address safely protected.
Please consider reaching out. You can provide the hope, energy, guidance and support they need?.and reap many benefits as well!