Buy your annual holiday cards from a local charity this year.
Every holiday season, families across the country send cards to their loved ones, filling them in on the last year and wishing them a happy new one. For families planning to buy holiday cards this year, nonprofit organizations around the area are offering unique cards that benefit their missions. That way, each card sends holiday cheer while supporting a worthy cause. Here is our round-up of holiday cards for charity. Operation Food Search Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Our Little Haven Saint Louis Zoo Is your non-profit organization selling cards this holiday season? Add your photo and information to the story by clicking the Upload Pictures and Video button.
By sending a real holiday card with a real stamp metro St. Louis residents can support local artists and charities--and maybe even give the flagging U.S. Postal Service a boost.
There's a Stamps.com commercial that makes this bold assertion: "There's nothing worse than standing in line at the post office." Really? It's this kind of statement that may be contributing to the U.S. Postal Service's financial and operational woes. Stamps.com and other online postage vendors would have us believe that printing postage at home is the next best thing to the Internet. And there's another commercial from Stamps.com; in which the prospect of a post office run strikes a nameless fear into the hearts of office workers. (Not to be left out of the online retail game, the U.S. Postal Service sells a wide range of postage and other items on its website). A reassuring routine Many of my activities take place in the virtual life: …