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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

June Meeting - Nicaragua Language School

Date/Time: Sat June 11, 4-6 pm
Place: Renner-Frankford Library, 6400 Frankford Rd Dallas 75252 
Program: Presentation on Nicaragua and La Mariposa Eco Lodge and Spanish Immersion program
    Presenter: Felicity Sentance
Cost: Free, no reservations needed
Dinner: On your own at nearby restaurants

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NEXT INBOUND EXCHANGES

Columbia Cascade, OR/WA - October 15-22, 2016 


NEXT OUTBOUND EXCHANGES

Birmingham, Alabama - May 27-June 3, 2016
Click here for a Flyer.
Mary Williams, Exchange Director

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EXCHANGES OF OTHER CLUBS, DISCOVER TRIPS and FESTIVALS!

Lansing/Quad Cities, San Miguel de Allende Mexico, New Zealand, Colorado, Brazil, Perth Australia - and more

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NEXT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Marrakech, Morocco - September 16-19, 2016, at the Kenzi Farah Hotel. (NOTE dates. Plan to arrive on September 15 to register and fully participate.) See Exchanges or FFI.

Manchester, UK - August 25-27, 2017


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SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE

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


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FORMS

Santiago, Chile and Iquitos, Peru extension - April, 2016
Discover Panama - February 2016
Tblisi, Republic of Georgia and Baku, Azerbaijan - May/June 2015 Discover Panama - January 2015 
Columbia-Cascade, OR/WA and Olympia, WA - July 23 - Aug 4, 2014
Nelson and Taupo, NZ - March 3-17, 2014
Gelsenkirchen and Jena, Germany - June 27-July 22,  2013
Discover Panama - May 15-24, 2013


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

 
LAST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

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

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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.

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.

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  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 100 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 exchanges (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.

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  Our Activities

  • We host one or more inbound exchanges 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 exchanges 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 exchanges.

  • 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.



Contact Information
Postal address: P. O. Box 551151, Dallas, TX 75355
Phone and fax: 214- 699-7574 
Electronic mail
General Information: friendshipforcedallas@yahoo.com
Webmaster: mwilliamstxtravel@yahoo.com