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Connect With A Pen Pal In Detention

Immigration detention is a lonely experience. 

A kind word in the form of a letter can make a huge difference. 

Writing letters is an easy and meaningful way to be a compassionate presence to those in immigration detention – to remind them that they are not alone or forgotten.

At first, writing to a stranger can feel intimidating. 

What do I say? How do I introduce myself? What if they don’t respond? 

Craft a message from the heart, and mail it with an open mind – you will be surprised by what can happen! Check out our sample letter to help you get started.

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