The Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maryland and Environs (FCAME) is the volunteer-run regional chapter of a national non-profit consumer education and advocacy organization, the Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA). We welcome all individuals regardless of religious beliefs or affiliation, race, national origin, gender or other classification
We advocate for fair practices in the funeral industry through national and state legislation and regulation.
The information we provide enables individuals to make more informed choices about funerals, cremations and other options for after-death services.
The Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maryland and Environs serves residents in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Delaware.
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How We Use Your Donations
We are a small group of unpaid volunteers who believe in empowering all consumers of funeral services. None of us is paid for our services, but we do have expenses.
- Web site hosting and maintenance
- Supporting our national organization, the Funeral Consumers Alliance, with quarterly dues based on donations received
- Travel and copying expenses related to our advocacy of consumer interests in the Maryland legislature
- Travel, presentation, publicity, and copying expenses related to public information sessions and annual meetings
You can see evidence of our IRS tax-exempt status and annual filings at: FCAME IRS filings