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We have been a non-profit for 6+ years, and received 501(c)(3) status in February of this year. We are an all-volunteer organization, connecting outside volunteers with incarcerated people who need friendship, support, and mentoring.

Our strengths:

  • Great infrastructure
  • Professional website
  • Passionate volunteers
  • Proven history of commitment
We are in contact with 14,000 prisoners all over the United States. Without funding, we have matched up 2,000 of them with friends on the outside. Everything we do comes out of our own pockets, and we could do so much more if we had funding.

We need someone with experience to help us develop a strategy of donor outreach. If you are interested in social justice issues and ending mass incarceration, and have experience with donor outreach and/or grant writing, we need you!

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PO Box 1543, VENETA, OR 97487, US

Mission Statement

To remind the world and those caught in the grip of the justice system that both accused and adjudicated are human. To provide relief, comfort, and hope to those facing judgement, and to help those sentenced emerge from prison whole, knowing they are part of a larger family that loves and cares for them. Ultimately, Adopt an Inmate would seek to change prison itself from an arbitrary system of cruelty and punishment to one which internally recognizes the humanity of its charges and treats them accordingly such that recidivism is rare, rather than a feature of our current system’s design.


We are an all-volunteer organization that matches up outside volunteers with people on the inside who are looking for mentorship and support. We do not charge inmates or their families for our services. To date we have gotten over 2,000 prisoners adopted. We also partner with university professors and students on collaborative projects involving data we have collected directly from prisoners in our database. (Volunteering does not require direct communication with prisoners). Students of criminal justice, sociology, political science, counseling, psychology, etc., will find this work especially educational and rewarding. As a non-profit, we can provide community service hours.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal


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This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach




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