Adopt a project! Portland Books to Prisoners might have to move because our space (someone's garage) could change hands in the coming months - this part is sketchy. We are not asking for much; just a free room in a structure of some type. Ideally, it will have a light we can turn on and access to a nearby restroom facility, be dry, tolerable for people to work in, and available to go in and out of with books - occasionally. Our project meets one evening per week - 5-8pm, on Tuesdays. We would be practically un-noticeable! Books to Prisoners volunteers are well-behaved, honest, respectful of others and we clean up after ourselves. The project space would be used for book related activities; reading letters, putting together orders, wrapping, etc. We would need to be able to house a couple of tables, bookcases and boxes of packages in it. Generally, between 2-12 volunteers show up to help out on Tuesdays, with the average number being 5, or 6.
If you think you might have a spot where we could meet and do our important work, please let us know ASAP. Email us with "I Have a Great Idea" in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Portland Books to Prisoners is a local all-volunteer, not-for-profit project that sends books free of charge to people in prison throughout the US - and sometimes further afield. Please help us out!