From the June 1951 magazine.

Family Groups Have New Post Office Box

SINCE experience has proved that the AA Program is a way of life which can be as helpful to the non-alcoholic as to the alcoholic, there are now 87 AA Family Groups registered with the Foundation and perhaps as many more unregistered. The purpose of these groups is three fold. They are as follows:

  1. To give cooperation and understanding to the AA at home.
  2. To live by the 12 Steps ourselves in order to grow spiritually along with our Alcoholics Anonymous.
  3. To welcome and give comfort to the families of new AAs.

The time has come when it seems wise to unify these groups. A post office box has been secured in New York City to be used as a clearing house, and Lois W. has volunteered to act as temporary chairman.

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