Canada Post: New Stamp to Benefit Children Charities

\"\"Canada Post has unveiled a new stamp that it says will raise funds for children charities, including groups working with kids struggling with mental health challenges.The stamp — which depicts a heart surrounded by hands of different colours — carries a 10-cent surcharge on top of the regular 61-cent postage cost.Those additional funds will go towards charities and school programs that help children overcome the barriers that prevent them from leading a happy and healthy life, Canada Post says.The stamp, developed and released by the organization\’s Community Foundation for Children on Monday, represents a key element in the 2012 fundraising campaign.The 2012 stamp was designed by professionals, but Canada Post announced that next year\’s version will be created by the people who will benefit from it most. The foundation will pick the stamp’s new design from a contest for Canadian children.

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