Help deliver positive change to Canadian children and remember the simple joy of looking for shapes in the clouds with this Canada Post Community Foundation Official First Day Cover. A 10-cent surcharge on the price of the stamp cancelled on each Official First Day Cover directly funds local and national non-profit organizations working to deliver a brighter future for young people in communities across Canada.
The stamp and collectible envelope are illustrated by award-winning children’s book illustrator Julie Morstad. The stamp is postmarked in Ottawa, Ontario, with a pictorial cancellation of a smiling sun.
The Canada Post Community Foundation’s vision is to ensure children in Canada are happy, healthy and surrounded by a community that supports and cares for them. To date, the Foundation has provided more than $6 million in assistance to libraries, breakfast programs, anti‐bullying initiatives, Kids Help Phone, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, sports clubs, and many other worthy recipients. An additional $1.2 million will be awarded in September, 2018.
ISSUE DATE: September 24, 2018
STAMP DESIGNER: Matthew Warburton, Emdoubleyu Design
STAMP ILLUSTRATOR: Julie Morstad
STAMP VALUE: PermanentTM, always worth the going rate, plus the 10-cent surcharge on each stamp is a direct donation to the Canada Post Community Foundation