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LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut

by True Colors, Inc. Sexual Minority Youth and Family Services of CT
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LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
LGBTQ Youth and Families across Connecticut
Feb 25, 2020

Memories

Ellington GSA Donation
Ellington GSA Donation

The holidays are over, but the memories that you helped create are lasting. Our annual “Donate a memory” program was a huge success this year because of folks like you.

More than 100 people donated things like movie tickets, theater tickets; hand-made holiday cards, Starbucks cards, and the like. We passed those donations along to our mentor-mentee pairs.

Ellington High GSA made very sweet holiday cards, raised money for a variety of restaurant tickets which we gave out to our youth at the holiday party.

Because of folks like you, we were able to give every mentor/mentee pair movie and dinner tickets. Might not sound like a lot, but it is huge for kids who have so few opportunities for special events, especially around the holidays.

Another donor offered two VIP tickets to a production at Theater Works. We used those tickets to provide an activity for a potential mentor/mentee pair that led to their decision to become a new match.

The key with all of these gifts is that they offer not material things, but lasting connections and a sense of belonging. They offer the opportunity for a youth who has been rejected by their families to build new memories during a difficult season. 

We are very grateful!

PS. We also used your donations to provide more than $10,000 worth of scholarships for our annual conference – a life-altering annual event. Almost 300 kids are able to come because of folks like you!

Thank you!

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True Colors, Inc. Sexual Minority Youth and Family Services of CT

Location: Hartford, CT - USA
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Twitter: @TrueColorsCT
Project Leader:
Robin McHaelen
Hartford, CT United States
$4,363 raised of $25,000 goal
 
77 donations
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