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As an independently owned business, we have the freedom to support causes we believe in and to impact the world in a positive way. Giving back is important to us and we want to share that passion with you. Through the use of Semi-Postal or fundraising stamps on every card shipped, we’ve been able to help raise funds to fight Alzheimer's disease, support breast cancer research, and help treat those impacted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Thank you for helping us do our part to improve the planet and support the people who live on it.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers. Currently, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 13%.
The stamp art depicts a woman standing with her right arm raised, reaching behind her head in the position recommended for breast self-examination. The drawing of the woman's body is set against a background of pastel colors ranging from yellow to violet that cover the entire face of the stamp. Across the top of the stamp are the words "Breast Cancer." Circling the figure's right breast are the phrases in all caps, "FUND THE FIGHT" & "FIND A CURE."
By law, 70 percent of the net amount raised is transferred to the National Institutes of Health and 30 percent is transferred to the Medical Research Program at the Department of Defense.
The U.S. Postal Service is proud to issue this semipostal stamp that helps raise funds to fight Alzheimer's disease. As one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States, Alzheimer's destroys the minds of the people affected by it and poses enormous challenges for family members and caregivers. Today, Americans are increasingly committed to finding ways to prevent, treat, and someday stop this heartbreaking disease.
It shows an elderly woman in profile with a caring hand on her shoulder, with the suggestion of sunlight behind her and clouds in front of and below her.
By law, 100 percent of the net amount raised is transferred to the National Institutes of Health to support research and medical discoveries in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.