Volunteer in your Pajamas from Home, No Credit Card Required

Make a meaningful difference in someone’s life in the comfort of your pajamas from home. Microvolunteering from home in thirty minutes or less was founded by Help From Home in 2008. One of the worthy causes they’ve supported is pen paling with American inmates. Thousands of inmate lives have been positively influenced by pen pals sending one or two letters a month.

Some pen pals choose to be more active, i.e., helping their pen pal connect with an innocence project, a publisher or a even a job upon release.

One out of ten Americans have been arrested (37 million) and over 600,000 inmates are released each year. The reality is, ex-offenders are our neighbors, our customers, our employees or bosses. Inmate issues and reentry into society are now covered by our mainstream media: 60 Minutes, Wall Street Journal, Fox News, NBC, ABC, Entrepreneur and Los Angeles Magazines and hundreds more.

Penacon is a popular pen pal website where inmates seek pen pals by displaying their profile, art or poems. One of Penacon’s clients is George Kayer, America’s most published inmate. George is a firm believer in pen paling stating: “Without the encouragement and support of my pen pals I wouldn’t have begun writing again. Pen pals helped me become the son my mother could be proud of.”

Penacon’s website makes it simple to view, choose and email one or dozens of inmates. Checkout their tips on writing to an inmate. And of course, use your common sense cautions used in any new contacts and communications.

Write a prisoner today!
George Kayer, Author

4 thoughts on “Volunteer in your Pajamas from Home, No Credit Card Required

  • September 5, 2018 at 5:52 am

    Would like to be of use to brighten someones day

    • January 29, 2019 at 10:57 am

      Yes, I’d love to be able to make someone happy even for just a moment! I have no money to offer, but I have plenty of time!

  • September 5, 2018 at 5:56 am

    Would like to be of use to brighten someones day I have worked in psych as a nurse for most of my life and I have dealt with people being evaluated if they are mentally competent to be able to be tried. I know that type of person. I know the fine line between here and insanity personally.


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