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Text to Donate: Members in the U.S. can also text SAAHOPE
(SAAHOPEG for groups) to 91999 to donate.
Paul M Executive Director, ISO of SAA On behalf of the ISO Board of Trustees
How are my donations
30 Essential ISO
Services and Resources
Refers newcomers to local SAA meetings and answers 1500+ phone calls, emails, letters, and texts per month
Manages the bookstore; sells and ships literature and sobriety chips/medallions
Ships about fifty free packets of literature to prisoners per month
Sponsorship by Mail program: Coordinates more than 400 SAA prisoner letter writers
Receives an average of 200 letters per month from prisoners and forwards them to their SAA letter writer
Educates prison officials about the SAA program
Guides and supports SAA members to start new meetings
Registers new meetings
Updates meeting database and lists public meeting information on saa-recovery.org
Maintains four websites: saa-recovery.org, saa-iso.org, saa-convention.org, saa-conference.org and developing a fifth website: saa-connect.org
Cooperates with the U.S and Canadian 2-1-1 information network of health, human, and social service organizations and provides SAA contact information for their websites
Through the Author’s Group, supports members and groups who wish to develop and submit literature.
Produces literature in paper, electronic, and audio formats
Works with various distributors to see that SAA literature is available in bookstores, online bookstores, and internationally
Registers SAA trademarks and copyrights and protects them from unauthorized use
Coordinates translations of SAA literature into various languages
Supports service committees
Organizes over forty Zoom conferences per month for various service committees and Board of Trustees
Responds to inquiries from media
Publishes bi-monthly newsletter The Outer Circle
Presents training webinars to SAA members about carrying the message and other topics
Provides financial and technical support to help groups carry the message of recovery via mailings, e-mails, attending professional conferences, etc.
Attends national professional conferences/conventions and educates attendees about SAA
Identifies, trains, and supports local Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC) Coordinators –about 100 (CPC is vital in our efforts to carry the message.)
Identifies, trains, and supports local LifeLine Champions –about twenty-eight.
Communicates SAA news and events via emails and websites
Updates and e-mails weekly the Men’s Support List to help SAA members find sponsors.
Coordinates the annual meeting of the ISO Conference
Coordinates the annual ISO International Convention
Complies with all applicable laws and regulations, including quarterly/annual reporting and collection of sales taxes
SAA Connect is an exciting new website that will provide a wealth of recovery resources to our members; especially for people in outlying areas. The chart below details the features of SAA Connect and the funding status of each phase. Your donations will help support this vital project.
Phases of SAA Connect:
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Text to Donate: Members in the U.S. can also text SAAHOPE (SAAHOPEG for groups) to 91999 to donate.