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Envelopes that keep your letters out of the recycle bin

Imagine this sad scenario—your donor checks the mail, takes one look at the envelope containing your appeal letter, and tosses it unopened into the recycle bin. Ouch. You’ve worked hard creating the perfect appeal package. You’ve considered every element carefully, focused in on constituent groups, written the perfect copy, and designed the best reply card. […]