Uniform Disclosure Statement

American Youth Hostels, Inc., dba Hostelling International USA, is a 501(c)(3) exempt organization, gifts to which are deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Although our financial report is always sent free to anyone requesting a copy from our principal place of business (HI-USA, 8401 Colesville Road, Suite 600, Silver Spring, MD, 20910, Attn: Financial Services), certain states require us to advise you that a copy of our financial report is available from them.

Florida: A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consmumer services by calling toll free (800-435-7352) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by this state.

Maryland: Copies of documents and information submitted by HI-USA are available for the cost of copies and postage from the Secretary of State, Statehouse, Annapolis , MD21401, 1-410-974-5534.

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of American Youth Hostels, Inc., may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.

New Jersey: Information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charitable solicitation may be obtained from the Attorney General of the state of New Jersey by calling ( 973) 504-6215. Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement.

New York: On request, a copy of HI-USA's last annual report filed with the Department of State is available from HI-USA at the address listed above or from the New York Attorney General, C harities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of American Youth Hostels, Inc., may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania , 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: A financial statement is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163 , Richmond , VA , 23218 , 1-804-786-2042, on request.

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston , WV 25035 . Registration with the agency does not imply endorsement. Your gift to HI-USA is tax deductible and will be used as designated.