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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!

Next Event Thanksgiving Square Mural

April Meeting - Presentation on San Miguel de Allende

Date/Time: Sat April 8, 1 pm
Outback Restaurant - 1509 N Central
    (NW corner Central and 15th St. in Plano)
Program: Presentation on FFI Exchange to San MIguel de Allende -  Presenter: Art Cooper
Lunch: Choice of selected lunch entrees
Cost: $10
Reserve to Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com


Birmingham, AL - June 3-9, 2017
Saskatoon, Canada - October, 2017



Southern NJ - April 22-29, 2017
Saskatoon, Canada  - August 21-28, 2017 



See where other clubs are going. You can join them if they have room for you.


Guatemala Global - Friendship in Action - 2017
Georgetown, TX - November 5-7, 2016

Birmingham, Alabama - May/June 2016

Santiago, Chile and Iquitos, Peru extension - April 2016
Discover Panama Global - February 2016
Tblisi, Republic of Georgia and Baku, Azerbaijan - May/June 2015 
Discover Panama Global - January 2015
Columbia-Cascade, OR/WA and Olympia, WA - July/Aug 2014
Nelson and Taupo, NZ - March 2014


Sydney, Australia - February 22 - March 1, 2017
Columbia Cascade, OR/WA - October 15-22, 2016
Georgetown, TX - Nov 13-16, 2015
Metro Vancouver - October 17-24, 2015
Tashkent, Uzbekistan - April 25 - May 1, 2015
Gold Coast, Australia and SW clubs - Sep 23 - Oct 1, 2014
Tamworth, Australia and Cincinnati, OH - April 4-12, 2013




Marrakech, Morocco - September 16-19, 2016. See the FFI page.
Vancouver, BC Canada - August 28 - Sept 1, 2015
Auckland, NZ - October 14-16, 2014
New Orleans, LA - Nov 22-25, 2013
See Past International Conferences page


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 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 Club representing Dallas, Texas to the world.


  Our History

Friendship Force of Dallas is one of several hundred affiliated Friendship Force clubs located throughout the world. We host citizen ambassadors from clubs in other countries 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 now is at about 80 people from all walks of life - professionals, seniors, singles, couples, families; we welcome anyone who loves to meet new friends at home and abroad.

See photos and reports from Exchanges and Past Newsletters
See Photos from past journeys (still under construction)
See History of Friendship Force
See Dallas History
Read about our BridgeBuilder project to provide computers and other aids to schools for the blind.


  Our Activities

  • We host one or more 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 to other countries
    per year; we become part of another family s life and lifestyle for
    one-two weeks; we may include an additional tour.

  • We travel to and host other American clubs for domestic journeys.

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

  • We sponsor a "BridgeBuilder" project by supplying computers and
    aids for the blind in other countries.

  • We attend international and regional conferences and festivals.

  • We promote international understanding and personal friendships.


The last Southwest Conference was in Austin - April 1-3, 2016.
More information on the SW Conference page.



Puebloan Cultures New Mexico, Australia, Belgium (Biking or Art), Celebration at Sea Cruise (40th Anniversary), Oregon: 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, Chicago International Film Festival, Vietnam, English Teachers to Myanmar, Turkey, Tanzania, Brazil



Manchester, UK - 40th Anniversary Celebration
August 25 to August 28, 2017
See Exchanges or FFI
Registration now open.


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