Hello, everyone!

The good news, we’ve moved to a larger and faster server. The bad news, some of your passwords did not survive the journey. If you cannot log in, please try resetting your password. If that does not work, reply to this newsletter or send me an email at hello@peacecraneproject.org. I will help.

Here are some helpful hints for your Peace Crane Project experience.

  1. Make sure you’ve signed up! Please note you can now edit your own listing and come and go from the exchange list as you like.
  2. Check with your local post office to learn about any restrictions in shipping to the country or countries of your choice, and also explore shipping times and costs. Some countries allow only letters, no artwork. Other places in the world might have very slow delivery speeds. These things may impact your exchange, or help you decide to exchange via email only.
  3. Send pen-pal letters with your cranes! Tell your exchange partners about your country and your lives. Include postcards, small trinkets, or special mementos from your city in the package you send. What would you like to know about the lives of your exchange partners? Start a dialogue. Ask questions. Send a video about your school via the Internet. If time zones allow, try connecting via Skype or another video conferencing service.
  4. Log into your account on our website. Choose “Share Your Experience” to upload photos and receive a Certificate of Participation in return. (Certificates coming soon.)
  5. Send out a press release to your local media outlets. Let them know about your experience! We have a press release template! Request it here.
North Carolina participates in the Peace Crane Project!
The Peace Crane Project will be at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Glendale, California. Please stop by and fold a crane with us! Sadako Sasaki books will be available as well!

We do our best to assure you have a safe and successful exchange. Letters and cranes arriving directly to your group should be reviewed before dispersing to your students. Please report any participant that does not respond to your exchange request. We will remove them from the exchange list.

Happy folding,

Sue