New US Semipostal Stamp to Fund Alzheimer’s Disease Research

New US Semipostal Stamp to Fund Alzheimer’s Disease Research
U.S. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan has dedicated a new semipostal stamp to fund research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Under the Semipostal Authorization Act, five semipostal fundraising stamps will be issued over the next 10 years, with each one to be sold for no more than two years. The Alzheimer’s stamp is the first in the series; it'll be followed by a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stamp, to be issued in 2019. Themes for the remaining three stamps have not yet been announced. “The Postal Service is proud to issue this stamp today to help raise public awareness of Alzheimer’s,” Brennan said in a Nov. 30 press release. “Proceeds from its sale will help support urgently needed medical research into this incredibly debilitating disease.” The stamp depicts an illustration that first appeared on the 2008 A
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  1. Eve Stiff says:

    At the dedication it looks like many are wearing a Alzheimer’s pin that matches the USPS stamp. Any idea’s on were to purchase

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