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LETTERS FOR CHANGE

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Typing a letter only takes a couple minutes and makes a huge impact in someone's life. According in Statista, the average person worldwide spends 135 minutes daily on social media. How would the world change if you replaced 30 minutes every few days or every week with writing a letter that would help someone feel loved and would, in turn, build community?

Covid-19 regulations:

Due to widespread correctional facility closure due to COVID-19, most volunteer programs have ceased and inmates are at a greater need for community support. One letter truly can change a life.

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About LETTERS FOR CHANGE

Location:

PO BOX 1656, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote friendship, understanding, and community through providing an anonymous letter service for inmates in prison.

Description

I recently became acutely aware of the need inmates had to be loved and supported by members of the community. I decided to start writing a few inmates to show my love and support; to show them they are remembered. This became an uplifting experience and I felt blessed to be able to see more into the character of changed individuals. Their lives inspired me.

Our organization acknowledges that people are in different places in their transformation process (whether for inmates or for people living outside prison who are transforming their views). Wherever people are at in their lives, friendship is always a beautiful place to start building understanding and supporting change. Letters for Change hopes to unite communities.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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