The American Friends of Christchurch (AFOC) is an initiative that supports broad-based earthquake-relief efforts in Christchurch, N.Z. The stakeholders in AFOC include representatives from business, education, policy, and other not-for-profit organizations.
Our organization is committed to contributing to the reconstruction of community cornerstones as well as supporting business development efforts.
AFOC is presently an activity of the U.S.-N.Z. Council, a nonprofit entity with Section 501(c)(3) status from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
The American Friends of Christchurch is presently an activity of the United States-New Zealand Council, which is a tax-exempt organization
under Internal Revenue code Section 501 (c) (3)