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Oct 24, 2006

We recently did a soft-launch of an important new feature for Care2 Groups: Every group now has the opportunity to have its own mailing list (often called a "listserv").  We'll soon be doing the "full launch" of the service, so we wanted to give you a little more insight into where we're going with all of this.

Why Mailing Lists?
We surveyed Care2 Group Hosts and leaders of small nonprofit organizations and identified this feature as one of the most important tools we could add to our site.   Most members of groups, whether here at Care2 or elsewhere, frequently check their email but only occasionally visit the group's homepage. Thus, the best way to help keep the most group members informed and connected is via email. 

Listservs also traditionally come with associated hosting fees/hassles, so by bundling this with our free group tools we hope to provide a simple, effective solution.

Mailing lists vs Discussion Forums
Our new mailing list service is an extension of our popular discussion forums.  If you like the way the discussion forums work today, nothing needs to change -  you can choose to interact with them exactly as you have been. But now, in addition, you can also receive the discussion posts directly in your inbox, or post to a discussion from your email.  The mailing lists functionality is simply more convenient for some people.

Everyone wants control over what comes into her inbox, so we've provided a range of options.  Every group member will be able to determine what kind of communications she receives via email. The options are:

  • Do not receive any email. Read group posts and announcements on the website only.
  • Host Announcements Only: Receive only important host announcements.
  • Daily Digest: Receive a daily email containing all group posts and host announcements made the previous day.
  • Individual Email: Receive an email for each post and host announcement made to the group.

Getting Everyone On Board
Given the importance of this feature, every new member to a group will be asked to set their communications preferences when joining a group. In other words, when you first join a group, you'll be asked to select one of the above settings to determine if/how you want to receive messages via email.   In the near future, we'll also be requiring all of our existing members to identify your preference for each group you're a member of.  You'll only have to do this once for each group (or you can simply set all of your preferences via your My Account Notifications page).

We want to make Care2 Groups the most effective platform for group organizers to make a positive impact. We hope you'll find this new mailing list feature a useful and powerful new service!

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Posted: Tuesday October 24, 2006, 10:07 pm
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Ruth p. (6)
Saturday October 28, 2006, 9:49 am
Great, beats the system you've got now where one can send to only 10 in your friends group.... that's a hassle...

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 1, 2006, 4:20 pm

Cheryl Benson (390)
Monday November 6, 2006, 12:58 pm

Derek Wilcox (583)
Tuesday November 14, 2006, 3:43 pm
Care2, I mistakenly submitted an "Individual Email" entry for a group, but I'd like to change that to "Web only". How do I go about this? Thanks, Derek

Sushil Karki (396)
Monday November 20, 2006, 12:50 am
its great job. After adding this feature Care2 group will be like other - yahoo and google.

Thank you so much caring

Kris H. (133)
Tuesday January 2, 2007, 4:37 am
It's nice to have lots of choices; however, I wish you would have set the "web only" option at the top like you have in your list above instead of at the very bottom.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 30, 2007, 5:02 am

Rosemary Rannes (644)
Tuesday January 30, 2007, 2:21 pm
Fantastic > "like it" ! Thank you Randy for creating this invaluable option!

Judy W. (111)
Sunday February 4, 2007, 3:33 pm
Please make it easier to put pictures on the mail withough having it turn to a RED X. I can't even change my picture on my page. Last night I was going to drop out of everything because I was so frustrated. Thanx. Judy

Maria P. (39)
Tuesday April 24, 2007, 5:41 am
For Derek WILCOX to change to Web only.
Go into the group you joined and under the picture of the group on top right of page you can go in and edit email prefrences and change it to web only.
Hope this helps

Maria P. (39)
Tuesday April 24, 2007, 5:44 am
Ooops sorry Derek Wilcox I meant to say under the group picture on LEFT side of page not the right side
I do apologize.

Katherine S. (162)
Saturday September 29, 2007, 8:06 pm
This would be wonderful if I could get any Care2 mail to come through to me.

Issa Deeb (72)
Thursday December 6, 2007, 10:25 pm
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Sunday December 23, 2007, 1:34 am
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Katie R. (18)
Wednesday January 23, 2008, 12:39 pm

Brian J Oshea (0)
Saturday February 23, 2008, 10:15 am
I just signed up and I like that I had the option to opt out or in or just get mail from the Host.
Brian J O'Shea

Linda D. (0)
Thursday July 10, 2008, 3:27 am
I want to abolish all health insurance as we know it. I would like to put it on the ballot for all Americans to vote on. What do you think?
I think I have one of the answers to our uninsured as well as insured Americans. I would like to end employee benefits when it comes to health care along with other types of insurance. I also want to see the all-knowing, all-deciding that is done by insurance companies when you visit a clinic or hospital. The way I think this would work is to have a pot of gold that all people could contribute to. If every person was to pay. for example, $100 per person into this pot of gold. All medical bills would be paid out of this combined pot of gold. The only criteria as to whether your medical bill gets paid would be to answer yes to just two questions: 1. Did a certified doctor, clinic or specialist order the treatment, medicine, hospital stay, or referral to a specialist or any kind of preventative care? 2. Did you pay your $100 fee into the pot of gold for every member in your family, monthly? (4 X $100=$400 for a family of 4). This is a very good price compared to what people are paying today. If so, your bill will be paid without question. This will put an end to insurance companies as we know it. A small percent would be put into an automatic system that doctors and clinics and hospitals can be put into the system to submit their bills. This will put an end to insurance companies playing doctor. This will put an end to medicare. This will put an end to figuring out whether it was a prior ailment, prior to paying into the fund. If your payments are up to date, your bill would be paid without any further questions. If there are 171 million uninsured Americans and you multiply that by 100 you would have quite a pot of gold. Do the math 171 million times $100 = ? This would also end the millions spent every month in administering payments made to medical facilities and the cut in payments now in Congress for doctors by Medicare. Now the question of veterans; I would like to include veterans with the $100 per month payment being paid by the government and have them integrated into the system that we all agree is the best medical care in the world. When it comes to those who can't pay the $100 per month because of disability or unemployment or the working poor, their $100 per month would also be paid for by the government. I think if Americans band together we would not change medical care as we know it. we would only change the way we pay for it. Your comments? just1woman
We don't have a problem with medical care, just the way we pay for it.

Rhiannon Myst (602)
Monday July 21, 2008, 6:29 pm
the idea is a good one and much appreciated by group owners and co managers ~hosts..however, I am still having a problem with my email acct. I have never been able to open my old folders,big problem i have hrs of work in those I need for the group. I just don't understand what the problem is. Now with the groups email coming quickly, I would really like to have my email working properly before that happens. Have email or filled out a "Help Request" , but I have received anything. I have tried to follow the help info page, didn't help. I am not a pc wiz, or my pc doesn't like me or C2 email doesn't like me at all. I will check back maybe someone can help me resolve this issue before another launch.
I live at this site, I have basically given up all other sites but just need my email now. Sorry this is a bit off topic, it frustrating and I don't know how to fix it...maybe its not my fault..I don't know.
Thanks Randy for all you and the C2 team do. Maybe I will get my email working properly with a little care 2 help.*S*

Past Member (0)
Monday August 4, 2008, 6:49 pm
I don't know how to open and read the letters in
my mailbox. I'm new at this but old in age. Can someone steer me through so I can read the comments I've received? Thank you, VIOLET Y.

Sarah Armstrong (0)
Thursday July 9, 2009, 10:33 pm
Excellent!! This would be wonderful achievement.

Sasha J. (0)
Tuesday August 4, 2009, 1:45 pm
and we can see now our shares comments in FB

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rosemary weston (1)
Sunday August 15, 2010, 5:35 pm
i don't know, i don't like yahoo groups...i like having members come to the group. it is so much easier to understand the whole picture. if the email notification were received by everyone and one could easily click directly to the group in all options, i'd be happy. i don't understand why people opt for the "web only" choice if they want to be active in a makes it difficult for hosts to contact members if they don't even receive "host announcements". i get the "daily digest", but seldom need to look at it because i go to care2 every day and that information is in my care2. i don't see any advantage.

Cris ... (0)
Sunday March 6, 2011, 6:49 am


Por los poderes de la tierra, por la presencia del fuego, por la inspiración del aire, por las virtudes del agua, invoco y conjuro a POMBA GIRA MARIA PADILHA, por la fuerza de los corazones sagrados y de las lagrimas derramadas por amor, para que se dirija a EM donde está EM trayendo su espíritu ante mí CY, amarrándolo definitivamente al mío. Que su espíritu se bañe en la esencia de mi amor y me devuelva el amor en cuádruple. Que EM jamás quiera a otra persona y que su cuerpo solo a mí, CY, me pertenezca. Que EM no beba, no coma, no escuche, no cante a no ser en mi presencia. Que mis grilletes lo apresen para siempre, por los poderes de esta oración. Minhas Pomba Gira use su poder y aleje a EM de cualquier mujer con que él esté en este momento; y si estuviera que llame mi nombre. Quiero amarrar el espíritu y cuerpo de EM porque lo quiero amarrado y enamorado de mi, CY. Quiero que EM quede dependiendo de mi amor, quiero verlo loco por mí, CY, deseándome como si yo fuese la última persona de la faz de la tierra. Quiero su corazón prendido a mí eternamente, que en nombre de la gran REINA MARIA PADILHA florezca este sentimiento dentro de EM dejándole preso a mí, CY, 24 horas por día. Oh Pomba Gira Reina María Padilha has de traer a EM para mí, CY, pues yo a él deseo y lo quiero de prisa por tus poderes ocultos, que EM comience a amarme a mí, CY, a partir de este exacto instante y que el piense solo en mi, CY, como si yo fuese la única persona del mundo. Que EM venga corriendo hacia mí, lleno de esperanzas y deseo, que EM no tenga sosiego hasta que venga a buscarme y vuelva a mí, CY
REINA MARIA PADILHA yo te imploro para que me traigas a EM
Que EM me ame mucho, venga manso y como yo deseo. Yo le agradezco a la gran REINA MARIA PADILHA y prometo siempre llevar su nombre conmigo
Oh, poderosa Pomba Gira Siete Exus, quiero de vuelta mi amado EM que me entristece con su desprecio, que EM olvide y deje de una vez y por todas todos los otros amores y a los que nos quieran apartar. Que EM sea desanimado y frío con otras mujeres, que cualquier otra mujer que este con EM se estrese con él, pelee con él, salga inmediatamente de la vida de él y le tome enojo, odio, aversión y rabia de él y no se retracte de nada. Y que EM tome enojo, odio, aversión y rabia de cualquier otra mujer que ande con él ahora y que ellos terminen esa relación inmediatamente, urgentemente. Que EM se sienta solo, humillado, avergonzado de todo y por todos, que el venga a mí, CY, pida mi amor y mi perdón.
Oh, Linda Poderosa Pomba Gira Siete Exus, que en este momento EM no quiera más andar con nadie, ni con sus amigos. Que quede solo pensando en mí y pensando cómo va a hacer para HACERME FELIZ. Necesito Reina una señal, una llamada telefónica, cualquier contacto para yo saber si EM piensa en mí y que me quiere y me quite de esta oscuridad. Que EM hable conmigo que sienta que me echa de menos. Usted es fuerte y poderosa, traiga a EM a mis pies para no más salir y que venga corriendo, que deje todo y a todos y que solo piense en mi, CY
Linda Poderosa Pomba Gira Siete Exus, que con su grande y fuerte poder quite todas las barrera que están impidiendo que EM ME AME LOCAMENTE y desee unirse a mí, CY. Quiero a mi amado, amándome y admirándome siempre. Que él no sienta más deseos sexuales por ninguna otra mujer, que sus deseos sean sólo para mí, CY, que sus pensamientos, gentilezas y bondades sean sólo para mí, CY. Que EM quiera mucho de verdad que yo, CY, me quede con él, pero además quiero que usted Linda Pomba Gira Siete Exus aleje de EM todas y cualquier otra mujer y que podamos ser felices juntos. Que el sólo sienta atracción y deseo sexual por mí, CY, que él me llame por teléfono desde ya y a todo instante. Que sienta nostalgia por mi persona y que sufra lejos de mí, CY, y no aguante mas sufrir. Quiero que él me busque hoy y ahora, quiero oír la voz de él pidiendo verme para quedarse conmigo y volviendo a mí, CY, para siempre, diciendo que me ama y que me quiere solo a mí.
Gracias por el favor concedido.

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Oración fuerte para amarrar a alguien. Simpatía infalible pero no se puede volver atrás.

Rhonda B. (116)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:53 am
Thank You!

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Monday December 9, 2013, 3:28 pm


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