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Signed, Sealed and Delivered for Mother’s Day

April 4, 2014

Cudahy, — Mother’s Day is just around the corner. The best way to celebrate that special day is by using the written word, according to a survey conducted by the Postal Service.

The survey revealed that 94 percent of moms find a handwritten card delivered by mail more meaningful than emails or small gifts on Mother’s Day. The survey asked adult-aged consumers their preference in Mother’s Day gifts. The overwhelming majority of female respondents said they prefer handwritten cards or other items delivered in the mail.

Cudahy Postmaster Mark Groshek suggests customers mail their Mother’s Day cards and letters using the latest Cut Paper Heart Forever Love stamp.

“This year’s Love stamp is a reminder that the most heartfelt messages for Mother’s Day are personalized and sent by mail,” said Groshek. “With this lovely paper heart, this stamp will help spread a message of love on cards and letters mailed all across America.”

And, these Forever stamps will be valid for First-Class Mail postage forever, no matter what the price is when you put them on the envelope,” added Groshek. The Love stamp series was launched in 1973

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.
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A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 152 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. With more than 31,000 retail locations and the most frequently visited website in the federal government, usps.com, the Postal Service has annual revenue of more than $65 billion and delivers nearly 40 percent of the world's mail. If it were a private-sector company, the U.S. Postal Service would rank 42nd in the 2012 Fortune 500. The Postal Service has been named the Most Trusted Government Agency for seven years and the fourth Most Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute.
Follow the Postal Service on twitter.com/usps and like us at facebook.com/usps. For more information, go to usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts.

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