Furthering close and strong ties with the Czech Republic and its people

From the Castle to the Capitol, American Friends of the Czech Republic fosters communication, encourages understanding, invites friendship, and promotes mutual respect between the two countries and their peoples, governments, economic enterprises, and civic and cultural institutions.

The Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences, Wash. DC Chapter Cordially Invites You to a Concert by Pianist Betty Bulloch

on Thursday, April, 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Czech Embassy, 3900 Spring of Freedom St. NW, Washington, DC. Admission is $15, Students $10.  RSVP at Hmfabry@aol.com or call 301-229-4064. A selection of Czech music will be featured. All are welcome.


West,Texas Needs Your Help

 Every Donation Makes a Difference

After the Texas farming community of West suffered a devastating industrial explosion in 2013, the town pulled together to recover its community, and its courage and resilient character shows through. The Sokol gymnasium destroyed was a center of the community. Now with the help of AFoCR, Sokol, the government of the Czech Republic and other supporters, ground has broken for the new facility AFoCR is spearheading the effort and your help is needed too. 70% of the population in West have Czech origin.

View the video now at the link below and visit www.afocr.org to make your tax-deductable donation today.



AFoCR Chairman Fred Malek's Profile Featured in Washington Post, 10/05/14

Fred Malek's Pursuit of Success Includes Stops at West Point, White House, and Marriott Corporation...

Fred Malek

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AFoCR is also very proud to announce that Mr. Malek is being awarded the 2014 ADL Achievement Award (www.adl.org) on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC.


Please Contribute to Disaster Relief Fund for West, Texas

 American Friends of the Czech Republic has offered to the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the USA Petr Gandalovič cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic to coordinate donations and aid to assist the town of West, Texas, which was severely damaged by an explosion and fire on April 17, 2013.  Over 20% of the town was demolished or severely damaged, including nearly 200 homes.  

AFoCR has previous experience in assisting disaster relief after the 2002 floods in the Czech Republic.  At that time, AFoCR raised over $300,000 divided among 30 Czech flood-affected schools, churches, museums, hospitals and cities.

Please consider donating through the Click & Pledge feature on our web site for disaster aid for the town of West.  Your donation is tax deductible.  For persons wishing to donate internationally through our USA account through our secure wire network, kindly contact our associate in Prague, Dr. Magdelena Vosalikova at 420-224-210-206 (or 732-314-118) or email vosalikova@czechpr.cz and she will provide SWIFT code and other instructions for an international wire transfer.
Your contribution, no matter how small, makes a difference.  Thank you for your support!

Please send checks payable to:

West, Texas Disaster Relief Fund
4410 Massachusetts Avenue, NW #391
Washington, DC 20016-5572