Tradition 7

Tradition 7

Every A.A. group ought to be fully self- supporting, declining outside contributions.

The A.A. groups themselves ought to be fully supported by the voluntary contributions of their own members. We think that each group should soon achieve this ideal; that any public solicitation of funds using the name of Alcoholics Anonymous is highly dangerous, whether by groups, clubs, hospitals, or other outside agencies; that acceptance of large gifts from any source, or of contributions carrying any obligation whatever, is unwise. Then too, we view with much concern those A.A. treasuries which continue, beyond prudent reserves, to accumulate funds for no stated A.A. purpose. Experience has often warned us that nothing can so surely destroy our spiritual heritage as futile disputes over property, money, and authority.

 

GROUP CONTRIBUTIONS, CONTACTS:

 

Palm Beach County Intergroup (North County)
1371 Okeechobee Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

South Palm Beach County Intergroup
I2905 South Federal Highway, Suite C-15, 16
Delray Beach, FL 33483

General Service District 8
PO Box 13
West Palm Beach, FL 33402

Area 15 Treasurer Panel 67
PO Box 56
Sebring, FL 33870

General Service Office
PO Box 459,
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163
Make check payable to: General Service Board,
Write group name and number on check.
* Please see AA Pamphlet F-3 “Self-Support: Where Money and Spirituality Mix” for examples of distribution.