April 27, 2018 | Kaitlyn Ranney

Press Release: Friendship Force, pioneer in global homestay experience, seeking dedicated leaders to join its Board of Directors

ATLANTA, April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Friendship Force International, the global pioneer in promoting personal homestay travel experiences, is seeking dedicated leaders to join its board of directors to help chart the non-profit’s future course. Qualifying candidates will be expected to have leadership skills, the ability to think strategically and globally, and a commitment […]

April 16, 2018 | Kaitlyn Ranney

Press Release: Friendship Force names two directors to international board: Krisztina Balogh of Hungary and James Permana of Chicago

ATLANTA, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Friendship Force International, the world’s pioneer in promoting global understanding and peace through the citizen homestay experience, announces Krisztina Balogh of Székesfehérvár, Hungary, and James Permana of Chicago, Ill, USA, have joined the Friendship Force Board of Directors. “As Friendship Force executes its strategy to grow its worldwide membership, […]

March 1, 2018 | Kaitlyn Ranney

Press Release: Friendship Force celebrates 13th annual World Friendship Day; Urging everyone to “Make a friend and make a difference”

ATLANTA, Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever thought you’d like to make a difference in the world some day? You can, right now.   This year on March 1, on the 13th anniversary of the founding of World Friendship Day by Friendship Force International, the theme is “Make a friend and make […]

November 6, 2017 | Kaitlyn Ranney

Friendship Force partnership with Global Green and Peace Boat US brings 3 groups together to promote world understanding

            ATLANTA, GA, USA — The leadership of Friendship Force International, Global Green and Peace Boat US have agreed to combine efforts to advance global awareness of the critical need for citizen engagement to promote environmental sustainability, peace, understanding, friendship and to address other urgent global causes. “Imagine the power […]

March 2, 2017 | Kaitlyn Ranney

Friendship Force, pioneer in global homestay experience, celebrates 40 years of promoting understanding, peace

More than 1 million people have enjoyed cultural immersion with new friends as they experience different views and discover common ground ATLANTA, Ga. USA – Atlanta-based Friendship Force International, a global pioneer in promoting homestay travel experiences, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year of building bridges of understanding through a unique program in which more […]

November 2, 2016 | Kaitlyn Ranney

What will they think? Foreign journalists and politicians observe U.S. elections while being hosted in homes of Friendship Force clubs

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Journalists and political leaders from Eastern Europe and Central Asia will be observing U.S. elections in Virginia and Wisconsin as guests of Friendship Force International next week. The Friendship Force club of Milwaukee, Wis., will host five Serbian TV, radio and print journalists Nov. 4-12 who will be observing the […]

October 5, 2016 | Kaitlyn Ranney

Friendship Force, pioneer in the global homestay experience, announces regional managers for Europe, Africa, Latin America

Appointments highlight Friendship Force’s plan for expanding its global mission by reorganizing field staff to better serve and grow membership regionally ATLANTA, Ga., USA – Friendship Force International, the pioneer in global homestay and cultural immersion experiences for people for almost 40 years, has named new Regional Support Managers for Europe, Africa and Latin America […]