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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... contributions.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xix  
There were to be no fees or dues; our expenses were to be met by our own voluntary contributions.


2.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... contributions.   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.562  
Seven -- Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.


3.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... contributions."   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.160  
"Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions."


4.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... contributions.   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162  
So we asked the A.A. groups for voluntary contributions.


5.
View PREAMBLE   ... contributions.   Grapevine Preamble  
There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.


6.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... contributions by which we maintain our A.A. ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565  
They are the custodians of our A.A. Tradition and the receivers of voluntary A.A. contributions by which we maintain our A.A. General Service Office at New York.


7.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... contributions by which we maintain our A.A. ...   12&12 Tradition Nine (Long), p.191  
They are the custodians of our A.A. Tradition and the receivers of voluntary A.A. contributions by which we maintain our A.A. General Service Office at New York.


8.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... contributions carrying any obligation whatever, is unwise.   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.564  
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.


9.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... contributions carrying any obligation whatever, is unwise.   12&12 Tradition Seven (Long), p.190  
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.


10.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... contributions of their own members.   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.564  
7. The A.A. groups themselves ought to be fully supported by the voluntary contributions of their own members.


11.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... contributions of their own members.   12&12 Tradition Seven (Long), p.190  
Seven -- The A.A. groups themselves ought to be fully supported by the voluntary contributions of their own members.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

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