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Remembering A Life: Social Media Made Easy

Many funeral homes engage with their community on social media. As part of NFDA’s Remembering A Life consumer outreach and education initiative, we’ve created ready-to-use social media posts for you to use on your funeral home’s Facebook and Instagram pages! These posts will help you educate your community about the value of funerals and the unique expertise only you can offer.You can find the posts on the NFDA Website (member login required). The messages cover a wide range of topics including planning a [...]

USPS Updates Process for Shipping Cremated Remains

New postal requirements for the shipping of cremated remains go into effect September 30, according to the latest revision to the United States Postal Services’ “How to Package and Ship Cremated Remains” pamphlet. According to T. Scott Gilligan, NFDA general counsel, the most significant change is that USPS will now require Label 139 to be applied to all sides of the shipping box, including the top and bottom. Currently, it is simply a recommendation, not a requirement. Label [...]

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