Being a       penpal


Find out what a penpalship involves 

Become a Member

If you make the life-changing decision to become a penfriend with someone on death row in the USA, lifespark will be glad to welcome you as a member. In order to check that potential members are aware of the responsibility their future penfriendship involves, we interview you before confirming your membership. Only then do we assign you a penfriend. The first step is for you to fill in the contact form under Contact with a short message saying you would like to join lifespark and become a penfriend. But first, please read the contributions on this page!

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What does it mean to be a penfriend?

Members comment on their experiences.


The most important questions at a glance. Check out our answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Experiences, reports and interviews

Read through the exciting experiences, reports and interviews. We have made 7 categories for you below. Click on a category to see the content.

Advantages of being a member

Find out about the benefits you get from lifespark membership and what it costs.