Yesterday, the Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers was invited by the Office of the Inspector General of the US Postal Service to explain how the nonprofit community uses the USPS. The audience included about 50 USPS employees on site and close to 100 others across the country via a conference call.the
The Alliance invited five representatives from various nonprofit groups to address the group and tell their story. Sr. Georgette Lehmuth, OSF, spoke representing the membership of the National Catholic Development Conference. She emphasized, “We do not underestimate what a personal note in one’s mailbox can mean because for us it is always about relationships and for the sake of the Mission.”
Stephen Kearney from the Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers (standing) and a panel of nonprofit groups, including Sr. Georgette (seated at head table on the right), representing nonprofit groups address officials from the USPS
Each presenter emphasized how the nonprofit community relies on the USPS for reliable and affordable service. The panel addressed issues regarding rate increases without caps as well as the Federal Register proposal regarding the inclusion of any type of insert in nonprofit mail.