our text we have shown the alcoholic how he can recover
but we realize that many will want to write us directly.
receive these inquiries, to administer royalties from
this book and such other funds as may come to hand,
a Trust has been created known as The Alcoholic Foundation.
Three Trustees are members of Alcoholics Anonymous,
the other four are well-known business and professional
men who have volunteered their services. The Trust states
these four (who are not of Alcoholics Anonymous) or
their successors, shall always constitute a majority
of the Board of Trustees.
must frankly state however, that under present conditions,
we may be unable to reply to all inquiries, as our members,
in their spare time, will attend to most of the correspondence.
Nevertheless we shall strenuously attempt to communicate
with thos e men and women who are able to report that
they are staying sober and working with other alcoholics.
Once we have such an active nucleus, we can then refer
to them those inquiries which originate in their respective
localities. Starting with small but ac tive centers
created in this fashion, we are confident that fellowships
will spring up and grow very much as they have among
us. Meanwhile, we hope the Foundation will become more
useful to all.
Alcoholic Foundation is our only agency of its kind.
We have agreed that all business engagements touching
on our alcoholic work shall have the approval of its
trustees. People who state they represent The Alcoholic
Foundation should be asked for c redentials and if unsatisfactory,
these ought to be checked with the Foundation at once.
We welcome inquiry by scientific, medical and religious
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organized and financed mostly by small donations of
our members. This company donates the customary royalties
from each copy of Alcoholics Anonymous to The Alcoholic
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