This is it. Put a fork in me, I’m done. After doing this for a year an a half I am stopping this project.
Her estate is settled, and she is only getting junk mail now. But just because my junk mail stopping project is done, doesn’t mean I am done with junk mail for good. I have a few more junk mail stopping tips to write about. I also have a wrap-up post to do (come on don’t you want to know how many calendars I got over the past year?). I am also taking everything I learned, and everything that I think needs to be changed and putting it into a letter and sending it to the Senate Special Committee on Aging and anyone else I can think of. The biggest of all is I am helping a couple of CNN reporters research the junk mail industrial complex. If you want to talk about your battle with junk mail with a reporter contact Melanie Hicken email@example.com. They just wrapped up a report on the BBB if you want to see the kind of work they do.
Here are the 8 pieces she received in September. Last September she received about 150 pieces of junk mail.
These 3 are all about her house. One is from a Farmers Insurance agent in her city to renew her policy. The other 2 are from Homeowner Rights Law Group (800) 969-4754, dealing with the fallout of her reverse mortgage.
Not even death can stop junk mail from the local cable company.
This is from Care More. They are “One of America’s leading architects of integrated medical care to the elderly.” Whatever that means.
National Anti-Vivisection Society, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page, opt-out here firstname.lastname@example.org and call (800) 888-NAVS. Some of you may not know what a vivisection is. It is a the dissection of an animal while it is still alive. BTW that link on the the word vivisection is not for the weak of stomach.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Wiki page, Charity Navigator page. To opt-out: call (877) NAACP98 that is (877) 622-2798, or the national office (410) 580-5615, or the membership hotline (866) 636-2227.
Sweepstakes Clearinghouse 2000 E Lamar Blvd Ste 600 Arlington TX 76006
You win Sweepstakes Clearinghouse. Only telling the post office she is dead, and stopping all of her mail will stop you.
One last bit of revenge on Sweepstakes Clearinghouse. I hope you guys like glitter.