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What is Today's Gift?

Today's Gift is a free email service of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation through which an uplifting,
thought-provoking, self-esteem-building message is sent daily to those who subscribe.

Where do I sign up to receive Today's Gift emails?

To subscribe to Today's Gift daily email inspirations, click here. Enter your email address and click the Sign Up button.

You'll begin receiving our emails the very next day.

Important: Spam filters may prevent our emails from reaching you. You can ensure delivery of Today's Gift by adding the email address to your safe sender list or your address book. Today's Gift emails are sent from the specific address of:

I haven't received my Today's Gift emails. What do I need to do?

If you are not receiving our emails, the usual reasons are:

How do I change my email address?

To update your email address, you must first unsubscribe your old email address by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any Today's Gift email. Then, subscribe your new email address by completing the form here.

How do I unsubscribe from Today's Gift emails?

Unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any Today's Gift email.

Can I request to receive emailed meditations from a certain book or on a particular topic?

Our Today's Gift emails offer a variety of thoughts and opinions drawn from many daily meditation books we publish. The content is not specific to one book. By visiting our website, however, a person can choose to read a Thought for the Day from six very popular books. To access these features, visit our Thought for the Day page.

If we have not addressed your specific question, please send an email to and provide as much detail as possible.

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs. As the nation's leading nonprofit provider of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient addiction and mental health care for adults and youth, the Foundation has treatment centers and telehealth services nationwide as well as a network of collaborators throughout health care. Through charitable support and a commitment to innovation, the Foundation is able to continually enhance care, research, programs and services, and help more people. With a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center, the Foundation today is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its services and throughout the organization, which also encompasses a graduate school of addiction studies, a publishing division, an addiction research center, recovery advocacy and thought leadership, professional and medical education programs, school-based prevention resources and a specialized program for children who grow up in families with addiction.

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