Support & Donate
The mission of La Crosse Jail Ministry is “La Crosse Jail Ministry offers inmates spiritual direction, rehabilitative support, and connections to faith communities.”
You can support our mission by:
- Welcoming former inmates to your faith community
- Praying for the ministry (see ideas below)
- Donating money (see online link below)
- Providing supplies (see ideas below)or link to our Amazon gift list – Ongoing Needs at this link
- Providing embossed stamped envelopes which can be purchased here:
- Offering opportunities to learn about our jail ministry (see ideas below)
For questions regarding donations and funding, our board treasurer would be happy to answer. They can be emailed at: Treasurer@lacrossejailministry.org
Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your continued generosity!
Donate by Check:
La Crosse Jail Ministry, Inc.
Post Office Box 2675
La Crosse, WI 54602-2675
Donate via Credit or Debit Card:
- Inmates, their families, their friends and their victims need prayers for healing, wisdom, guidance, freedom from addictions, change and health.
- Jail staff, jail ministry board members, Circles of Support volunteers and the chaplain: prayers for wisdom, guidance, health, safety and faithfulness.
- La Crosse Jail Ministry needs prayers for support, donations and awareness.
Supplies purchased online and magazine subscriptions can be sent directly to the jail at: Jail Ministry, 333 Vine Street, La Crosse, WI 54601.
Used or New Items Needed:
- Recent magazines – all types
- Paperback Books – spiritual, fiction and nonfiction (no Harlequin romance or hardcover)
- Books in Spanish
- Books in Hmong
- Puzzles (cardboard only in a cardboard box and no plastic baggies)
- Sweatpants, t-shirts and sweatshirts for men in all sizes (can be second hand but must be clean)
- Jackets and coats for all seasons in all sizes (can be second hand but must be clean)
- Boots or tennis shoes in all sizes (can be second hand but must be clean)
These items can be dropped off at Coulee Life Church in Onalaska (N5761 County Rd SN next to Sand Lake Elementary). There is a bench inside the first set of doors and donations can be dropped there during the week from 9 to 6. In the event the doors are locked, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-783-4770.
Opportunities to Learn More
If you and/or your faith community would like to learn more about jail ministry, we offer the following options:
- Newsletters - email the chaplain your address to be added to our mailing list.
- View our Video "Introduction to La Crosse Jail Ministry" on YouTube.
- View our Video "La Crosse Jail Ministry – Second Chances" on YouTube for testimonies from former inmates.
- View our Video "Circles of Support" on YouTube to learn about our mentoring program.
- Flyers – email the Chaplain if you would like something for a bulletin or newsletter.
- Presentation – email the chaplain if you would like an in-person presentation.