Sloane. Age: 25.
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. The hugely successful Breast Cancer Research Stamp is an example of conscientious consumption in cause marketingin which a person substitutes buying and consuming along with a tiny donation, for making a more significant donation.
Jaylah. Age: 31.
How a U.S. postal stamp helped fund a pivotal study on breast cancer
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Estelle. Age: 31.
College Supports Reauthorization of the Breast Cancer Awareness Stamp
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. The stamps are available at every Post Office, online at usps.
Mandated by Congress in and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, the Breast Cancer Research stamp was the first semipostal issued by the U. Postal Service. Semipostals are stamps sold at a surcharge to raise money for a particular cause.