Become a Member

Friendship Force brings you closer to the world with one handshake, one smile, one friend at a time.  

Your extraordinary journey is about to begin.  



  • Change the way you see the world.
  • Visit other countries and other parts of the U.S., staying the in the homes of FFI club members.
  • Join with other clubs throughout the world on their outbound exchanges.
  • Travel Writer Rick Steves recommends Friendship Force International as a way to experience other cultures. See A Dose of Reality Travel.


  • Hear from FFI members about their outbound exchange experiences.
  • Join in international dine-outs and the annual mystery trip to exciting, surprise destinations.
  • Participate in the FFI Reno-Tahoe annual World Friendship Day and Oktoberfest events.


  • Form meaningful friendships with people throughout the world and help promote peace and universal understanding.
  • Host FFI club members from around the world and the United States.


As a member of the Friendship Force, I recognize that I can make a difference. I recognize that I have a mission. That mission is to be a friend to the people of the world. As I embark upon this adventure, I know that others will be watching me. I know that through my example to my fellow citizens and the people of other countries, the cause of friendship and peace can be furthered.”

Join Friendship Force Reno-Tahoe today!

Becoming a member of the Reno-Tahoe Club has never been easier.  

Simply download the application form, and mail it with a check.  

Annual membership dues are only $30 for individuals and $50 for families.

General meetings are held Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m.  Meetings include a short meeting, potluck and a planned event.  January's meeting will be held at the home of Don and Carol Barr in NW Reno on Sunday the 26th at 2:00 P.M.  Please call  Roni Nicora at 233-4466 for directions to the Barr's home.

MembershipApplication.Nov2019 (pdf)