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Friendship Force is a cultural exchange group that promotes
peace and friendship in the world through homestays -
building global goodwill through personal friendships.
Change the way you see the world!

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July - Small Group Dinners
In July we will have small group dinners. Pat Andeweg is organizing these. Let her know if you are interested in hosting or attending a dinner. (Hosts offer their home for 6+ diners and prepare the main course; those attending bring sides.) Note the deadline dates to participate.

Date of event - Saturday July 13 or Sunday July 14 – date and time to be decided by host
Place – various hosts’ homes

To participate, contact Pat Andeweg:
By June 25 - to be a dinner host (indicate which day to host AND how many you can host)
UPDATE: There are enough hosts.

By July 1 - to attend (indicate which day you can attend)

Contact Pat – patAndeweg@gmail.com



Inbound Journeys

- FF Denver Inbound and members of SW clubs- May 1-8, 2019 - CANCELED

- Home-hosting in Dallas prior to International Conference in Denver - July 19-23, 2019
  Pat Andeweg, Coordinator. To join in activities, contact Pat.

- Kaohsiung, Taiwan Inbound - September 11 - 18, 2020 (Need Host Coordinator)

Outbound Journeys

- Cape of Good Hope, South Africa - COMPLETED
  March 21-27, 2019 followed by an optional 8-day/7 night safari to Northern Botswana and Victoria Falls.
  Mary Williams, Ambassador Coordinator - mwilliamstxtravel@yahoo.com
- Madison, WI: Sept 25 - October 1, 2019 and/or
- Cedar Rapids, Iowa - October 1 - 7, 2019 - Ambassador Coordinator - edward perez
Deadline to apply is June 29. See Journeys page.

Journeys of Other Clubs, Discover Trips and Festivals

See where OTHER CLUBS are going. You can join them if they have room for you.



The last Super Regional Conference met in Cincinnati - April 20-21, 2018. Conferences are now involved several regions. More information on the SW Conference page and May 2018 Newsletter.

Next International Conference

Boulder, Colorado - July 23-26, 2019
See Newsletter.



Membership Form

Membership Dues Renewal Form 2019

Journey Application Form - International

Journey Application Form - Domestic

Health and Mobility Checklist


Our Purpose

Our purpose is to be a multi-cultural group that promotes peace and friendship in the world by building global good will through personal friendships and exchanges (now called Journeys).

Our mission is building world understanding through personal friendships.

Our vision is to be an outstanding model as a diverse and actively involved Friendship Force club representing Dallas, Texas to the world.

Learn how Friendship Force works and the ways you can participate, both at home and far away! Watch the video in 6 other languages here: https://www.friendshipforce.org/new-animated-video-what-is…/


Our History

Friendship Force Dallas is one of several hundred Friendship Force clubs located throughout the world. We host citizen Ambassodors from clubs in other countries and from the United States and visit clubs around the world.

The Dallas club was established in 1994 as part of the Friendship Force International program, founded in 1977 with about 370 clubs in over 60 countries and growing. Dallas membership is now at 83 members from all walks of life - professionals, seniors, singles, couples, families; we welcome anyone who wants to meet new friends at home and abroad.

See photos and reports in current and past newsletters and on our Journeys page.


Our Activities

- We host one to three Inbound Journeys from other countries per year; we share our Texas lifestyles,
  homes and families as home hosts, day hosts or club members for one week.

- We travel on one or more Outbound Journeys per year; we become part of another family's life and
  lifestyle for one-two weeks; we may include an optional tour.

- We travel to and host other American clubs for Domestic Journeys.

- We meet monthly for cultural enrichment, fun and fellowship.

- We occasionally meet for special events, parties, lunch or dinner, wine tasting, etc.

- We attend international and regional conferences and festivals.

- We promote international understanding and personal friendships.


Contact Information
Postal address: P. O. Box 551151, Dallas, TX 75355
Phone and fax: 214- 699-7574 
E-mail: friendshipforcedallas@yahoo.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FriendshipForceDallas/
Webmaster: mwilliamstxtravel@yahoo.com