Brighten Someone’s Day
Send a holiday card to an incarcerated individual!
Sadly, religious fanatics used the Fair Shake address to push their agenda to the incarcerated while claiming they were serving Jesus. Because of this, we no longer offer the opportunity for individuals to use this method of sending a greeting. Please use “General Delivery” instead (see below).
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 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!