28 CFR § 506.2 - How may family, friends, or other sources deposit funds into an inmate commissary account?
(a) Family and friends must mail deposits to the centralized inmate commissary account at the address we provide.
(2) The deposit must be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate's full name and complete register number. We will return checks to the sender provided the check contains an adequate return address.
(b) Other sources, (such as tax refunds, dividends from stocks, or state benefits) must be forwarded for deposit to the centralized inmate commissary account.