Membership

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Greater Philadelphia 

1906 Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, Pa 19103

Please feel free to contact us at: (215)-545-9210

Welcome Page  


History of FCA 


2009 Annual meeting invitation 


Brochure 


Make A Bequest 


Grief Recovery 


Funeral Myths 


Dead Bodies and Disease Myths 


Organ Donation Information 


Death and The Environment 


 Legal Right to Remains


Our 2008 Annual Meeting


Volunteer opportunities


FCA FAQ'S

IF YOU...

   
        Believe that the appropriate disposition of mortal remains, the comforting of the bereaved and the honoring of life should be meaningful, dignified, simple and not expensive
   
        Wish to spare your family and friends the pressure of making difficult decisions at a time of sorrow and emotional stress
   
        Wish to have some control over the manner and content of your last rites by thoughtful planning and recording of your wishes in advance

Then Membership in the FUNERAL CONSUMERS ALLIANCE OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA may help you achieve these Goals

 PURPOSES OF THE ALLIANCE

   
       To inform members of available funeral and cremation options by providing educational materials
   
      To encourage and assist its members to plan funeral observances in accord with their wishes and financial means


BENEFITS OF ALLIANCE MEMBERSHIP

         Assistance in selecting a responsive funeral director.The Alliance maintains, monitors, and updates information on cooperating funeral directors, including the funeral options they offer and the prices they charge. Some funeral directors offer a special package to our members.
   
      Access to a wealth of information from the Alliance's files concerning funeral laws and practices, organ and body donation, and state and local regulations.Publications of our national organization are also available to Alliance members.
   
       Provision of easy-to-use forms to help members formulate precise and rational plans for desired funeral arrangements. (When death occurs, unprepared families often agree to arrangements contrary to their beliefs and values.)
   
        Transfer privileges to other funeral consumers alliances throughout  the country when relocating or traveling.
   
      Annual newsletter and invitation to annual meeting.
   
       Permanent storage of copies of the funeral plans of its members.


JOINING THE ALLIANCE


   
         Membership is open to all at no cost.  However, a one-time, voluntary contribution of $25 is suggested for the first adult and $5 for each additional adult at the same address.  All voluntary donations are welcome to help meet the Alliances expenses.
   
       Those wishing to join should complete the attached application form.If you are making a contribution at the time you apply, draw your check to "Funeral Consumers Alliance."Mail your application to:

FUNERAL CONSUMERS ALLIANCE
1906 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5793
215-545-9210

   
       The Alliance has no financial or managerial interest in any funeral establishment or cemetery.The Officers and Directors of the Alliance are volunteers, serving without pay, and are elected through a democratic process for stated terms by Alliance members at the annual meeting.The Alliance functions without regard to race, creed or national origin.

If you wish to join the Alliance, please provide the following information:

______I am interested in helping to carry on the work of the Alliance.            

 

___ I have some experience in public relations work and would be willing to help the Alliance publicize its work.         

___ I would be willing to help in the Alliance price survey.


I could help in other ways (such as addressing envelopes):

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Name
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Occupation or Interests
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Addreess:

 

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Telephone:______________________

E-mail:_________________________

 Send this information to:

 

philafca@gmail.com

 

or by mail to: 


FUNERAL CONSUMERS ALLIANCE
 OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA
1906 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5793

215-545-9210



Address 1906 Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA 19103-5793
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