Pop Quiz: What do you routinely throw away that could help Quaker organizations assist people around the world? The answer: used stamps!
Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR) is an organization founded in 1967 and based in Richmond, Indiana. It supports grassroots projects for economic development and offers educational materials for the study of the lives of the poor, the lives of the rich, and the spiritual meaning of both.
Over $70,000 has been raised for Right Sharing of World Resources through the donation of cancelled stamps. So save stamps from any letters you receive, and donate them!
Here's a helpful page about this program: http://www.rswr.org/donors/stamps-program/
Here’s how to do it: Stamps should be cut from envelopes with 1/8” to 1/4” of paper around the stamp. For foreign mail include the envelope as well. There are many dealers who collect foreign envelopes. Save the envelopes of domestic mail postmarked prior to 1946 too. Bring your stamps to the Meetinghouse, or send them to: Earl Walker/Quaker Missions West, 650 Harrison Ave., Claremont, CA 91711.