The Ali Forney Center’s WE ARE FAMILY Dance-A-Thon

A celebratory event that directly supports the non-profit’s LGBTQ+ homeless youth meals program

On Trans Day of Remembrance, this 20 November, the Ali Forney Center (AFC)—the nation’s largest non-profit committed to housing, feeding and supporting homeless LGBTQ+ youth—will host the WE ARE FAMILY DANCE-A-THON at the Knockdown Center in Queens, NY. Funds from the culinary-oriented, energetic and optimistic event will directly benefit AFC’s meals program and the organization’s critical efforts at assisting the food insecure. Bridging fundraising elements with queer …

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Painted works on trash collected in parks, three-story installations, a fundraiser for families of the Atlanta hate crime victims and more

#DesignForATL Instagram Fundraiser for Families of Atlanta Victims To support the families of the Atlanta hate crime victims, through the non-profit Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta (which is offering direct financial assistance), @DesignForATL is an Instagram-based fundraising program initiated and organized by three AAPI-founded and -led businesses in the design sector: Hello Human and Tantuvi, with the support of Ladies & Gentlemen Studio. More than …