Donate to make a difference

We are supported by your generous donations which allow us to purchase books, packaging and office supplies, prayer rugs, postage, etc. With your donations, we have been able to increase our reach and receive more letters from inmates each month and we have been able to provide them access to the information and resources they need.

Support an inmate with resources for a year

  • Inmates supported: 67

Break the cycle and give inmates a chance to rebuild their lives and become productive members of society.

Your support gives inmates access to a range of valuable resources, including
Shi’i Islamic literature, magazines, prayer materials, study guides, and more.

Your support will also help their participation in educational programs and workshops that promote personal development and growth.

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Support 2nd Chance Books

Your support is crucial to our mission of bringing Shi’i Islam to those who need it the most- the incarcerated.

Your donations help us to continue sending Islamic literature and resources, creating uplifting magazines, and supporting our scholars to provide guidance to the inmates.

2nd Chance Books is a 501c3 non-profit organization that was founded in order to assist incarcerated Muslims by providing them with educational materials, a support system, and tools for rehabilitation. The organization is comprised of a team of dedicated, devoted individuals, including the founders of this organization, who came together to provide services for those in need and those seeking guidance. 

Your donations help us help incarcerated Muslims grow their relationship with Allah (swt) and become better humans. We send books, curriculum, magazines and postcards along with prayer rugs, prayer beads and more!

Thank you for your help!

Our other campaigns that need your support

Sponsor an Inmate

 Your donation which will help us send welcome kits, Sirat Link magazine 3-4x a year, Occasion Cards 8x a year, Calendar with prayer times unique to the individual’s location and curriculum books sent around 5x throughout the year and their regular correspondence with scholars.

2nd Chance Books is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to assisting incarcerated Muslims by providing them with educational materials, support and tools for rehabilitation.

Sponsor a Qurʾān Campaign

2nd Chance is funded by individuals like you who donate and share your resources. These donations allow us to purchase books, packaging and office supplies, prayer rugs, postage, etc. With your generous donations, we have been able to increase our reach and receive more and more letters from prisoners each month. They express their desire for learning about the Noble Prophet and his divine household. With your contributions, we are able to provide them access to the information they need.

2nd Chance is authorized by several marājiʿ to collect khums for this project. If you would like to allocate your khums to us, please specify that the money you are sending is for khums and whether it is them complete khums or (the portion of)  Sahm Imam only.

Support Ṣirāt Link Magazine

The 2nd Chance Books team provides support, education, and tools for the rehabilitation of incarcerated Muslims and inmates interested in Islam.

The Ṣirāt Link Magazine is a quarterly magazine published by 2nd Chance, an entity of Al-Kisa Foundation. The title Ṣirāt Link, inspired by the Arabic term Ṣirāṭ al-Mustaqīm which means the right path, presents this magazine as a means of guidance to a better connection with Allah, as well as offering the opportunity to connections with the broader community, and the improvement of ones’ self. InshāʾAllāh it can also serve as an opportunity for growing one’s faith through education.

Along with Ṣirāt Link Magazine, we provide free Islamic books on topics such as beliefs, ethics, morality, and family structure in Islam. The aim is for these books to be used as a tool for self-development and reform.

2nd Chance Books Khums

2nd Chance is funded by individuals like you who donate and share your resources. These donations allow us to purchase books, packaging and office supplies, prayer rugs, postage, etc. With your generous donations, we have been able to increase our reach and receive more and more letters from prisoners each month. They express their desire for learning about the Noble Prophet and his divine household. With your contributions, we are able to provide them access to the information they need.

2nd Chance is authorized by several marājiʿ to collect khums for this project. If you would like to allocate your khums to us, please specify that the money you are sending is for khums and whether it is them complete khums or (the portion of)  Sahm Imam only.