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Stamp Out Breast Cancer-- With USPS Breast Cancer Research Stamps! Fashiontribes From the Heart Blog
The U.S. Postal Service currently has a 45-cent fundraising or "semipostal" stamps available for purchase at Post Offices, online at The Postal Store, and by toll-free phone order at 1 800 STAMP-24 one of which is the Breast Cancer Research stamp.
The Breast Cancer Research semipostal was issued on July 29, 1998, at a first day ceremony held in the White House. It was the first semipostal in U.S. history.
To date, the stamp has raised over $53 million for breast cancer research. By law, 70 percent of the net amount raised is given to the National Institutes of Health and 30 percent is given to the Medical Research Program at the Department of Defense.
Additional funds are needed for breast cancer research and we can HELP. We can raise an additional $35 million by buying a book of stamps and it is powerful idea!
See more about this special stamp to raise funds and what YOU can do to help increase awareness and raise funds at the same time on the LA Story blog
March 6, 2007 in Affordable Fashion, Afro Love, Blog Report, Design, Downtown Doll, Fancy Flirt, Fashiontribes 911, Fashiontribes Tidbit, From the heart, Global Chic, Obsession Confession, Pop Culture, Rock Punk, Trend Alert, Weblogs | Permalink
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