Sierra Club's Daily Ray of Hope

Please note that starting the week of July 3, 2023 the Daily Ray of Hope will unfortunately be on hiatus. If you have questions about when or if the Daily Ray of Hope will continue to send, please contact

It has been our pleasure to bring you a "Ray of Hope" for so many years. We want to sincerely thank all who have loaned us the use of their beautiful photos and to all of you who have emailed in with feedback and kind words. Please take care and continue to look for "Rays of Hope" wherever you are.

In the meantime, if you ever needs photos and words of inspiration, please enjoy our archive.

Status for the week of June 26, 2023: We're sending on our regular Monday - Friday schedule! If you have not received you're email, check out our FAQ below.

The Daily Ray of Hope sends on a regular schedule—every weekday—Monday through Friday. We know there are times that we have paused our emails which has left you wondering why or wondering if you've been unsubscribed. Since we know this may happen again, we wanted to find an easy way to let you know, which is why we created this page, to better communicate with you when we do pause. When this happens, please refer back to this page first to get the latest update. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Daily Ray of Hope sends every weekday, Monday through Friday. There are times when, as an organization, we will decide to pause our outgoing email communication. When we do pause and you want to know when you'll receive your next Daily Ray of Hope, please check back to this page for information.

If you look back at an older email, scroll to the bottom, and click on the link in the footer that says, "Manage Preferences." From there you will see the emails you are signed up for. You can also log into your My Account and manage your email and communications preferences from there. If you have questions about how to log into your My Account, please contact

We generally work through our Daily Ray of Hope photo pool on flickr. If you do not want to create login to the site to upload photos to, you're welcome to also email us at

Do you have a favorite quote, author, song, or poem you think would be great to feature in the Daily Ray of Hope? If so, please send it along to

We know there are times when you're looking for a past photo and quote and you just can't find it. Good news! Now there's a place to look. You can now review this page to find any past issues of the Daily Ray of Hope. As you can see it's a short list at this point—but not to worry! We'll be adding them here as we send.

Are your friends interested in signing up for our Daily Ray of Hope email? Share our sign up page and ask them to sign up!