Stamps supporting causes in public interest

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supporting causes

Semipostal stamps are First-Class Mail stamps sold at a price above the cost of a regular stamp to raise funds for designated causes. The dollar amounts below represent the funds we have transferred to the causes listed.

* | Tags: Stamps USPS Fact #334 | March 7, 2022

Supporting causes in the public interest.

Semipostal stamps are First-Class Mail stamps sold at a price above the cost of a regular stamp to raise funds for designated causes. The dollar amounts below represent the funds the Postal Service has transferred to the causes listed.

  • The Breast Cancer Research semipostal has raised more than $93.9 million since 1998. More than 1.09 billion Breast Cancer Research stamps have been sold.
  • The Save Vanishing Species semipostal has raised more than $6.6 million since 2011.  More than 59.2 million Save Vanishing Species stamps have been sold.
  • The Alzheimer’s semipostal has raised more than $1.2 million since 2017. More than 9.5 million Alzheimer’s stamps have been sold.
  • The Healing PTSD semipostal has raised more than $1.4 billion since 2019. More than 13.5 million Healing PTSD stamps have been sold.