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Learning and Contributing

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Years ago, I just knew to put a dollar in the basket. Then I learned that those dollars buy literature, pay rent, pay for the phone, print meeting lists, and help this thing called “the World Service Office.” As the years went by and my service went beyond the meeting and intergroup levels, I learned oh so much about the functions the WSO performs to keep OA known to communities, build and maintain the wonderful website we have, and more, and I became much more willing to increase the dollars I put in the basket. Now we have the Automatic Recurring

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