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Prisoner Express: Support Education, Humanity and Rehabilitation

$6,085
121%
Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
109 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on May 08, at 12:00 AM EDT
Project Owners

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 07, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 07, 2019

Anonymous

$10

May 07, 2019

Toby

Goldsmith

$389

May 07, 2019

Jessica

Ryan

$25

May 07, 2019

Ana Markovic

In Honor of All those impacted by mass incarceration

$5

May 07, 2019

Richard and Petra Hepburn

In Memory of George Hepburn, class of 1925

$50

May 07, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 07, 2019

Anonymous

$25

May 07, 2019

Lisa Duggan

In Honor of Justin Georgia

$10

May 07, 2019

Fred

Balfour

$25

May 07, 2019

Anonymous

$50

May 07, 2019

BARBARA

CHASIN

$25

May 07, 2019

Erica Crytzer

In Honor of Mumia Abu Jamal/ All Political Prisoners/All Prisoners

$40

May 07, 2019

Michael

Ristorucci

$10

May 07, 2019

David

Levitsky

$100

May 07, 2019

Chris

Lowney

$25

May 07, 2019

Nicholas

Rapach

$10

May 07, 2019

Judith

Jones

$50

May 07, 2019

Clarissa

Troop

$100

May 07, 2019

Lanie

Meriwether

Undisclosed Amount

May 07, 2019

Thompson

Terry

$25

May 07, 2019

Hope

Gardner

$10

May 07, 2019

Mary Ascenzi

In Memory of Jamal

$100

May 07, 2019

Susan

Vargas

$5

May 06, 2019

Stephanie

Voyles

$25

May 06, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 06, 2019

Kartik

Sribarra

Undisclosed Amount

May 06, 2019

Larry Hirschberger

In Honor of Gary Fine

$100

May 06, 2019

Vanessa Greenlee

In Honor of Toby Lafferty

$10

May 04, 2019

Lindsey McFall

In Memory of Max

$50

May 04, 2019

Mary Vaux

In Honor of Jesse

$25

May 04, 2019

Ruth

Yarrow

$100

May 04, 2019

Alison

Vaux-Bjerke

$25

May 04, 2019

Kelly

Zhou

Undisclosed Amount

May 04, 2019

John

Suter

$150

May 04, 2019

Julia

Yanoff

$25

May 04, 2019

Frances

Becker

$50

May 04, 2019

Catherine Emilian

In Honor of Jesse and so many others!

$50

May 04, 2019

Jennifer Lara

In Honor of Gary Fine

$50

May 03, 2019

Kathy

Russell

$50

May 02, 2019

Toby Goldsmith

In Honor of Reid Shapira

$500

May 02, 2019

Robert Mandelbaum

In Honor of Reid Shapira- son of Toby Goldsmith ‘86

Undisclosed Amount

May 02, 2019

Jaclyn

Goodman

Undisclosed Amount

May 01, 2019

Kris

Corda

$25

Apr 30, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 30, 2019

Marlaine

Darfler

$50

Apr 30, 2019

Mark Hartsuyker

In Honor of Alice Hartsuyker

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 30, 2019

Sara

Hess

$50

Apr 29, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 29, 2019

Sean

Dembrosky

$100

Apr 29, 2019

Anonymous

$10

Apr 29, 2019

Ronald

Kenigson

$25

Apr 29, 2019

Anonymous

In Honor of Harriet

$200

Apr 29, 2019

Dhyana Kuhl Gonzalez

In Memory of my brother, Adrien

$25

Apr 29, 2019

Erin

Wissink

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 29, 2019

Anonymous

$50

Apr 29, 2019

Cady

Fontana

$25

Apr 28, 2019

Anonymous

$25

Apr 28, 2019

Andrew

Yale

$25

Apr 28, 2019

Camille

Doucet

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 28, 2019

Anonymous

$100

Apr 28, 2019

Ajara

Cobourne

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 28, 2019

Barbara

Fry

$100

Apr 28, 2019

National Lawyers Guild Cornell

In Honor of National Lawyers Guild at Cornell

$50

Apr 27, 2019

Anonymous

$30

Apr 27, 2019

Amy

Reading

$100

Apr 27, 2019

sandra

babcock

$50

Apr 20, 2019

Hamed

Saadat

$100

Apr 18, 2019

Anonymous

In Honor of Joannah and Hamed, thank you for raising awareness about this essential program

$10

Apr 18, 2019

Joy Gage

In Honor of ali franz

$10

Apr 17, 2019

Muna

Ndulo

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 16, 2019

Mia

Howard

$25

Apr 16, 2019

Christine Bonilha

In Honor of For Gary Fine and the amazing work he does at Prisoner Express.

$30

Apr 16, 2019

Anonymous

$25

Apr 16, 2019

Yiru

Wang

$10

Apr 15, 2019

Anonymous

$100

Apr 15, 2019

Joon

Lee

$25

Apr 15, 2019

Roger Dennis

In Honor of Christopher Fonseca

$50

Apr 15, 2019

Catherine

Michael

$10

Apr 14, 2019

Camille Doucet

In Honor of Joseph Dole, Illinois

$100

Apr 14, 2019

Junghoon

Park

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 14, 2019

Mohammad

Pasha

$100

Apr 13, 2019

Anonymous

$50

Apr 11, 2019

Teresa

Yang

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 11, 2019

Meghna

Srivastava

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 11, 2019

Joy Gage

In Honor of Ali Franz

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 11, 2019

Amaka

Nwafor

$10

Apr 10, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 10, 2019

Anonymous

In Honor of Patrick Tapia

$25

Apr 09, 2019

Anonymous

$10

Apr 09, 2019

Anonymous

$50

Apr 08, 2019

Meg

Rudy

$10

Apr 08, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 08, 2019

Anonymous

$20

Apr 08, 2019

Conor

Bednarski

$10

Apr 08, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 08, 2019

Robert

White

$25

Apr 08, 2019

Arielle

Wisbaum

$10

Apr 08, 2019

Elisha

Chen

$10

Apr 08, 2019

John Hannan

In Memory of Wayne Powell

$50

Apr 08, 2019

Siyu

Wang

$10

Apr 08, 2019

Sabrina

Liu

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 08, 2019

liao

jian

$10

Apr 08, 2019

Zekai

Lin

$50

Apr 08, 2019

hui

guo

$10

Apr 08, 2019

Jasmine

Lau

$10

Apr 08, 2019

Zibing

Liao

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 08, 2019
Levels
Choose a giving level

$10

Mail Call

Volunteers personally respond to the letters and journals that prisoners mail in. Many prisoners have shared that receiving these handwritten correspondences has helped them cope with the loneliness and isolation of incarceration. A donation in this amount could buy a book of 20 stamps so participants can hear their name at mail call.

$25

Boxes of Books

What are prisoners requesting to read? Alex, one of our student volunteers, hand-picks books for participants based on their interests. Philosophy, fiction, and dictionaries are popular requests. Other volunteers package and post them. A donation of this amount is like paying the postage to send two large packages of donated books to prisoners.

$50

Mailing PE Programs

In addition to requesting books, prisoners can enroll in a variety of courses about history, science, crafts, creative writing, psychology, and meditation, just to name a few. Support at this level could fund programming costs like the postage to mail 250 distance learning packets via USPS bulk mail.

$100

Printing Educational Lessons

Many of these educational packets contain lesson plans created by Cornell students. A donation in this amount could cover the cost of printing 100 twenty-eight page volunteer-developed distance learning lessons.

$500

Prison Poet Laureates

The PE Poetry Program is equally popular among prisoners and Cornell student volunteers. Help fund programming costs like the printing and mailing of an edition of the PE Poetry Anthology to 500 prisoner-poets when you choose to give at this level.

$1,000

PE Newsletter Publisher

Your donation could help with expenses associated with publishing and distributing an edition of the PE newsletter to over 4000 active members. Often newsletters will find their way into the hands of folks who aren't members but want to join PE. This is how the program has grown so quickly. And it continues to do so!

$2,000

Slaughterhouse-Five Book Club

Prisoners can participate in a community read. This season's pick is Slaughterhouse-Five. Your gift may help provide postage to mail out a copy of Vonnegut's classic novel to participants in the PE Book Club.

$10,000

Prisoner Express Endowment

Gifts of any amount are welcome and appreciated. If you would like to discuss additional ways to make a substantial gift to Prisoner Express in support of our programming, please contact Gary Fine, Program Director at gmf5@cornell.edu or 607-255-6486.