Types of Address Notes

Read more about Address Notes for Bloomerang here.

TrueGivers will always provide an address note when we find a change to the Primary Address on your Bloomerang accounts. These notes can provide valuable information about your donors. Each note can contain different combinations of information about your address. The Address Notes below will be the most commonly created Address Notes.

If you have a question about your Address Note, please do not hesitate to contact us at bloomerang@truegivers.com.

Standardized Address

Standardization is defined by USPS as 'A standardized address is one that is fully spelled out, abbreviated by using the Postal Service standard abbreviations (shown in Publication 28 or as shown in the current Postal Service ZIP+4 file), and uses the proper format for the address style.' (refer here: https://pe.usps.com/text/pub28/28api_003.htm)

Example

Address Note - Standardized
Address Note - Standardized

Non-Mailable Address

A non-mailable address is an address that is considered invalid or vacant by USPS. You should not mail to these addresses.

Example

Address Note - Non-Mailable
Address Note - Non-Mailable

Moved from Mailable Address

When a donor moves, we will add a note on their Old Address with a reason of Moved. TrueGivers will also include the Move Date and the New Address on the Address Note. You should no longer mail to this address because the donor has filed a Change of Address form with the USPS.

Example

Address Note - Moved Old Address
Address Note - Moved Old Address

Moved to Mailable Address

When a donor moves to a mailable address, we will add a note with a reason of Moved, will include the Move Date and the Old Address on the Address Note of their new address. You should mail to this address because the donor indicated this was their new address on the Change of Address form they file with the USPS.

Example

Address Note - Moved New Address
Address Note - Moved New Address

Moved from Non-Mailable Address

When a donor moves from a non-mailable address, we will add a note with a reason of Moved and Non-Mailable. TrueGivers will include the Move Date and the New Address on the Address Note. You should not mail to this address because the USPS identified the address as invalid or vacant, plus your donor indicated that they no longer live there!

Example

Address Note - Nonmailable Moved Old Address
Address Note - Nonmailable Moved Old Address

Moved to Non-Mailable Address

When a donor moves to a non-mailable address, we will add a note with a reason of Moved and Non-Mailable. TrueGivers will include the Move Date and the Old Address on the Address Note of their new address. You should confirm this address with your donor because the USPS identified the new address as invalid or vacant.

Example

Address Note - Nonmailable Moved New Address
Address Note - Nonmailable Moved New Address

Moved, No Forwarding Address

Sometimes a donor can indicate that they have moved without providing a new address. We call these Moved, No Forwarding Addresses. You should not send mail to these addresses.

Example

Address Note - Move no forwarding
Address Note - Move no forwarding

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