Individual AA members and AA groups may make a contribution to benefit Area 53 General Service online or by mail (Area 53 General Service, P. O. Box 2131, Columbus, Ohio 43216). Contribution by individuals are limited to $3,000 per year; there is no limit on contributions from AA groups or AA affiliated organizations. Area 53 does not accept contributions from non-AA groups of any kind or from individuals who are not members of AA.
To make a secure online contribution to Area 53 General Service, click here to visit the Contributions page on the area website. Online contributions can be made with a major credit card or e-check through PayPal secure payment processing. You do not require a PayPal account to make an online contribution. The online contribution page has a quick lookup table to find the Group Service Number for the 709 active groups in Area 53.
If you have questions about contributions, contact the Area 53 Treasurer by email treasurer[at]area53aa[dot]org or at any area assembly.
More Resources at AA.org – click to read or download and print
Self Support: Where Money and Spirituality Mix (pamphlet F-3)
AA Group Treasurer: Roles & Responsibilities (pamphlet F-96)