Deliver cheer


A convenient, one-stop location for holiday shipping needs is now online.

Customers can visit to order free boxes, buy stamps, schedule a pickup, and review shipping and mailing dates. The website is accessible 24/7, even when the weather outside is frightful.

Christmas Eve surprise

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To brighten the holidays for children this year, Reser’s Fine Foods and Meadows Elementary School in Topeka, KS, teamed up with USPS to provide gifts to children in less fortunate situations.

Meadows Elementary identified children within the school who could use extra help and asked them to write letters to Santa. Reser’s received those letters and purchased gifts for each as well as other children within the same households. After wrapping the gifts, Reser’s handed them off to USPS.


Topeka, KS, Main Office City Carrier Assistant Billy Barkemeyer, dressed as Santa Claus, along with City Carrier Assistant Rayling Mack delivered the special items to the children. The youngsters were both surprised and overjoyed at seeing Santa arrive on Christmas Eve to deliver the gifts.

Daniel Promising to be good next year too

Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas!

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Cyber Monday

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Are you worn out from all the holiday shopping this past weekend? Would you like to send those holiday packages to friends and family without leaving home?

The Postal Service has free Priority Mail packaging and free package pickup to ease the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Simply go to, order free Priority Mail packaging supplies delivered directly to your home, print shipping labels from your computer, and schedule a friendly carrier to pick up those special items.

Sending gifts to friends and loved ones for the holidays has never been easier thanks to Priority Mail from the Postal Service. Be sure to drop by and see what other delightful goodies are awaiting your discovery!

RTS for Canine’s Lost Property

RTS for canine presents

Many dog owners are conscientious in caring for their canine companions when taking them for a walk. A few, however, choose not to pick up after their pets when the need arises. An interesting approach by the town council in a foreign country allows a dog owner to be reunited with his or her pooch’s presents.

In Brunete, Spain, the town council used a creative solution to correct irresponsible pet owners. A group of 20 volunteers were chosen to monitor pets and their owners in public places. When dog owners didn’t take care of their pet’s personal needs appropriately, the volunteer would approach an owner and ask about the pet. After the owner had left the area, the volunteer would collect the canine present, identify the address of the owner, properly package the present in a box, and mail it back to the owner with the label “Lost Property.”

The program was part of a week-long effort earlier this year by the town to address the problem of pet owners refusing to clean up after their pets. More than 140 owners received these special deliveries by mail. As a result of the efforts, violations decreased by 70 percent.

Merry Christmas!

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