Members from every club around the world rallied in support of FFI, raising an unprecedented $500,000+  to save the organization as the global COVID-19 pandemic effectively halted international travel as the world went into quarantine. 

Friendship Force International pivoted from in-person programs to virtual experiences for the first time in history. Hundreds of online experiences ranging from cooking and language classes to virtual tours of cities and international coffee chats helped to connect thousands of members during prolonged isolation due to the pandemic.



The Friendship Force International Board of Directors took bold steps towards a more technological future with the launch of a members-only website ( to increase online privacy and security, help reinforce connections between members, and strengthen international friendship.


We're testing the beta version of our new site and are actively working to make it better! See something that doesn't look quite right? Let us know!

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