Donations


Contributions & Self-Support

The Seventh Tradition states: “Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.” While contributions cover each group’s rent and other expenses, the Seventh Tradition is essential at every level of A.A. service. It is both a privilege and a responsibility for groups and members to ensure that not only their group, but also their central office, local services, district, area, and the General Service Office remain self-supporting. This keeps A.A. free of outside influences that might divert us from our primary purpose — to help the alcoholic who still suffers. The amount of our contribution is secondary to the spiritual connection that unites all groups around the world.

 

Donation Addresses

To make a Donation to District 43:

  1. Make check payable to: “District 43”
  2. If a group is to be credited for the donation, include the Group Service Number,
    name, and location.
  3. Mail the check to:
    District 43
    P.O. Box 912
    Lemont, PA 16851-0912

 

To make a Donation to Area 59:

  1. Make check payable to: “E.P.G.S.A”
  2. If a group is to be credited for the donation, include the Group Service Number,
    name, and location.
  3. Mail the check to:
    Area 59 Treasurer
    PO Box 222
    Glenolden, PA 19036-0222

 

To make a Donation to the General Service Office:

  1. Make check payable to: “General Service Board”
  2. If a group is to be credited for the donation, include the Group Service Number,
    name, and location.
  3. Mail the check to:
    General Service Office
    Grand Central Station
    P.O. Box 459
    New York, NY 10163

 

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