While inmates are being released across the US due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, those left behind bars want to stay in contact with family members more than ever. VendEngine, the Tennessee-based software company, has addressed this issue head on.
Despite a decrease in the total number of inmates nationwide, the global health crisis has hit jails particularly hard. Inmates have disproportionately been affected leaving loved ones on the outside concerned.
Even with 60% fewer inmates in some jails, VendEngine has donated over 1,000,000 free video visitation minutes, 2 free video calls per inmate, and free text messages over a 30-day period, keeping families connected! Due to the fact that many jails have eliminated in-person meetings and visits, the increase in communication is more important than ever. As we continue to grow and offer even more enhanced offerings, VendEngine has an overwhelming interest in the software solutions that allow inmates and their families easier communication. VendEngine is excited for the future of jail innovation!