Prisoners Literature Project

Holiday greetings (& session times!) from PLP

December 2019  |  Published in Announcements, Latest News

Happy holidays from the Prisoners Literature Project!

A couple of notes and thank you-s from us as we wrap up this year at PLP:

We won’t be having a volunteer session on December 25th (Wednesday evening!) because it’s CHRISTMAS, haha. But we have sessions all the other Sundays and Wednesday (including New Year’s Day) over the 2019 holidays.

We’re so happy for your monetary support throughout this entire year, and November and December have been banner months for PLP fundraising, with more than $10,000 raised (!) from donations large and small.

The Howard Zinn Book Festival was a great event for us, and we raised nearly $1,000 there too from selling remaindered books and other donations. (Picture from our stand included!)

Thank you SO much if you donated – it helps massively with us buying remaindered books and special requests, as well as our postage costs, which hover between $3,000 and $4,000 every month due to the 1,000+ packages we send out to prisoners.

We’d still love donations before year end, though, since our running costs keep mounting up. If you’d like to keep helping or donate for the first time before the end of 2019 (it’s tax deductible!), please do so via our ‘Donate’ page – http://www.prisonlit.org/donate/

And of course, many thanks to all of our session co-ordinators and volunteers for picking out books and packing them – and especially to ‘secret Santas’ Bruno & Gina for continuing to do such great work after so many years.

Take care and have a great holiday season, all!

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