From November 11th-17th, Snail Mail My Email will allow users to type an e-message directed at anyone and send it to the company. Volunteers there will hand write the message on a letter and post it via mail to the recipient at no cost. Their intention is to allow people who are so used to getting e-mails to re-experience what it feels like to receive a letter.
The genius behind the project, Ivan Cash, went around San Francisco asking people on the street how they felt when they received an email vs. snail mail. Their reactions showed that opening a letter gave them a much happier and pleasant feeling, knowing that someone went through the effort to write to them.
The collaborative Snail Mail My Email project is so creative and innovative and it will really shed light on how special the older method of messaging is.