Fall 2016 Quarterly E-Newsletter

Fall 2016 Quarterly E-Newsletter

Click on the image to open the PDF. Enter your email in the sidebar to the right and receive each new issue in your email.

This publication was created for you – family members, friends, and advocates of prisoners. In each issue you will find useful resources for and from inmates; artwork, stories, and recommendations from both adopters and adoptees; and news from the staff. Don’t forget to print and send a copy to your inmate loved one. We welcome your feedback and comments.

 

AI Quarterly E-Newsletter: Summer 2016

AI Quarterly E-Newsletter: Summer 2016

Hot off the presses, the AI Newsletter Summer 2016.

This publication was created for you – family members, friends, and advocates of prisoners. In each issue you will find useful resources for and from inmates; artwork, stories, and recommendations from both adopters and adoptees; and news from the staff. Don’t forget to print and send a copy to your inmate loved one. We do hope you enjoy it.

Enter your email in the sidebar to the right and receive each new issue in your email. See the archive page for previous issues. Click the image below for the PDF file with clickable links.

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Calling All Angels: Stamps, please!

Calling All Angels: Stamps, please!

We are working night and day on a few projects – one of which is catching up with a significant backlog of mail. We owe several hundred replies which must go out through regular USPS mail, and that means …. we need stamps. Lots of stamps.

This is an easy and painless way to give in support of the most fundamental part of our daily work. Everything we do revolves around the mail: collecting it daily from the post office, and carefully reading, logging, replying to, and filing each piece – as many as 300 each week. Each letter carries a message filled with both despair and hope. 

Please help us respond to these heartfelt letters. Our goal is 500+ stamps. 

Check out some of these groovy stamps available now at your local post office, or online through usps.com.

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Log on to usps.com and have some stamps sent directly to us (fill in our address below on the online order form), or buy from your local post office and drop them in the mail to us. Your generosity delivers hope, healing, and human connection.

** One book of twenty stamps means forty people will hear their name called out at mail call. **

Adopt an Inmate
Stamp Campaign
PO Box 1543
Veneta, OR 97487

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Leah’s List: Do All Things With Love

LL1-2.jpg.pngYou are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. Literally, the world would not spin in exactly the same way without your presence on it. That is how important you are!  ~Eckhart Tolle

I would love to tell you the story of how I came up with this idea, but there isn’t space, especially with my tendency to ramble on (don’t tell me you didn’t notice that in my Newsletter article!). It was always meant to be kept a secret anyway, so I’ll forgo the explanation.

Suffice it to say, I was inspired.

After a few conversations with Missy about how many and fast the letters were rolling in, I mentioned to her that I’d be thrilled to send cards with inspirational messages to those who were in need of contact. We made an agreement that she would get me a list of names periodically.

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