Meet our Volunteer of the Month: Bev!
Read an interview with our Volunteer of the Month for March, Catherine: "It's always heartbreaking to get a letter from someone in solitary. Even being fairly introverted, I can't imagine being completely alone for 23 hours a day. "
"The greatest satisfaction is filling a request that you feel could be life changing, where an inmate is looking for a book that can start them on a new career or help them heal."
Curtis has been volunteering with Books to Prisoners since March. He enjoys finding books to donate and, in his spare time, photographing the city. Read more in our profile of our Volunteer of the Month!
Meet our Volunteer of the Month for May, Toby: "A really new experience for me was reading personal letters from prisoners across the nation, and getting brief hints of their personality, goals, desires, and hardships through their words."
Meet Sam, our volunteer of the month for February: "It could be any one of us writing in there."
Meet our Volunteer of the Month for December, Maria: "The most rewarding experience so far has been knowing that I am helping people who want to learn and improve themselves while they are in prison."
A library page by day, an intrepid volunteer by night: meet August's Volunteer of the Month.
"I think it’s a wonderful place to have a direct impact on somebody out there that has expressed a need and you are actively fulfilling a need."
"One of the reasons I work with people who battle addiction and mental health issues is that I believe people are capable of changing, and that providing books supports people in changing their perspectives and caters to the imagination."