What is Funeral Consumers Alliance of Minnesota?
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Minnesota (FCA of MN), an independent, non-sectarian, tax-exempt organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, is dedicated to helping you learn about after death arrangements that meet your needs, your values, and your budget.
We work with other organizations to influence changes in laws regulating the funeral/death-care industry that benefit the consumer.
We rely on donations from private individuals to meet our modest expenses, which include our website and telephone help line.
Go to What We Do & Don’t Do to learn more.
Education and advocacy for dignified and affordable after-death arrangements in the 21st Century.
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Minnesota, a recognized source of information about after-death arrangements, advocates for consumer protection through education, legislation, and direct action.
FCA of MN is an outgrowth of the Minnesota Funeral and Memorial Society founded in 1942 to provide members with a modest discount, at participating providers, for cremation and immediate burial services. The memorial society movement was a consumer-motivated direct response to costly funeral goods and services, and the often unscrupulous, high-pressure sales practices of the American funeral industry.
Funeral Consumers Alliance -- National
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Minnesota is one of more than 60 state and local affiliates of the national Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA), the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting a consumer's right to choose a meaningful, dignified, and affordable funeral. To accomplish that goal, FCA:
Funeral Consumers Alliance offers a number of helpful and informative FAQ pamphlets on a wide range of topics.
Board of Directors
Wendy Jerome, Secretary & Treasurer
Tom Koberstein, President
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