Tradition Seven states that: "Every OA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions".

World Service suggests that Seventh Tradition Contributions may be broken down as follows:
60% to your Local Intergroup, 30% to World Service (link at bottom of page), and 10% to Region 6.

For assistance in calculating the breakdown, enter your groups contribution and press enter.  
Your Local Intergroup Portion: 60%
World Service Portion: 30%
Region 6 Portion: 10%
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Mailing address and information


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Via ground mail:

OA Region 6 Treasurer
Post Office Box 95
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Make checks payable to OA Region 6, and include the following information:

  • Group number (not sure? Look it up HERE)
  • Meeting location
  • Meeting time
  • City and state/province
  • Your intergroup

Please use the R6 Contribution form (.docx) to submit and simplify your contribution.
For breaking out contributions by individual group, use this Multiple Contribution Break Detail form.(.docx)

If you are submitting a check via mail, your cancelled check is your receipt. Send questions to

More information on contributing to Overeaters Anonymous can be found here: Contribute to OA World Service.

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