Quaker/Religious Society of Friends


Friends House Moscow
1163 Auburn Drive
Davis CA 95616
Tel: 916-753-6826
E-mail: FHMUS@aol.com
Contact: Julie Harlow

Zemlyanoi Val 25, k. 45
Tel/Fax: 917-5013
Email: fhm@glasnet.ru
Contact: Erik Cleven, Clerk of the Governing Board; Galina Orlova, Sergei Nikitin

Founded: 1996
Staff: 2 full-time in Moscow office; Volunteers in US
Its annual budget is about $60,000. Support comes primarily from the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Friends House Moscow is an initiative of Friends (Quakers) worldwide which seeks to encourage spiritual growth and the development of a civil society based on mutual trust and community cooperation. We aim to provide a stable and visible presence in the face of rapidly changing conditions as we express the unique faith and practice of the Religious Society of Friends. We put this faith into action by working for social justice based on our fundamental belief in the presence of God in each individual.

The following activities are carried out by FHM:

FHM also conducts on-going programs to teach skills to the physically handicapped in Chechnya, assist Moscow families with handicapped children, and provide emergency assistance to Moscow Quaker Meeting families in crisis.

Last updated:    February 1999

A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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