The U. The Breast Cancer Research stamps are congressionally mandated. The price of a semipostal stamp pays for the First-Class single-piece postage rate in effect at the time of purchase plus an amount to fund causes that have been determined to be in the national public interest.
Stamps that highlight sensitive social issues are often extremely difficult to design, especially stamps that focus on diseases. In lateU. Postal Service art director Ethel Kessler, herself a breast cancer survivor, began experimenting with concepts involving photographs and the pink ribbon that symbolizes breast cancer awareness.
Post offices nationwide will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October through the sales of the breast cancer research stamp, a semi-postal stamp issued to help raise funds for breast cancer research. Available year-round, the cent self-adhesive stamps are sold in sheets of Each stamp has a postage value equivalent to the First-Class Mail one-ounce stamped letter price in effect at the time of purchase.
Post Offices nationwide will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month in October through the sales of the Breast Cancer Research stamp, a semi-postal stamp issued to help raise funds for breast cancer research. Available year-round, the cent self-adhesive stamps are sold in sheets of Each stamp has a postage value equivalent to the First-Class Mail 1-ounce stamped letter price in effect at the time of purchase. The amount the Postal Service contributes to Breast Cancer research is determined by the difference between the First-Class rate in effect at the time of purchase and the cent purchase price, minus a nominal amount to offset costs incurred by the Postal Service.
The breast cancer research stamp BCRS is a semi-postal non-denominated postage stamp issued by the United States Postal Servicepriced in as eleven cents higher than the standard first-class letter rate. Originally created inCongress has reauthorized the Breast Cancer Research Stamp several times. Breast cancer surgeon, Ernie Bodai, breast cancer survivor and advocate, Betsy Mullen, and breast cancer advocate David Goodman who lost his first wife to breast cancer, spearheaded the grassroots advocacy efforts in partnership with Senator Feinstein and her colleagues that led to the creation and issuance of this historic stamp designed to save lives.
Even as Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, ACS CAN will keep working year-round, across the country and with both state and federal lawmakers, to advance the public policies we know will reduce the burden of breast cancer. This October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we reflect on our efforts to reduce the breast cancer burden nationwide and continue our commitment to fighting the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month a time when cancer advocates work to increase awareness of the disease, and highlight successes and opportunities in the breast cancer community.
In this factional postal world, a lot of people seem to agree on one thing: U. Postal Service workers should wear uniforms, regardless of position or career status. Case in point: Dynamic Route Optimization DROa technology-based initiative to reduce miles and costs for surface transportation.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Durango Post Office will increase its fundraising efforts to support breast cancer research through a stamp sale. More advanced treatments have been developed and breast cancer survival rates have increased in that time. Stamps can be purchased at Durango Post Office, W.