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BENEFITING: TRINITY PLACE SHELTER

EVENT DATE: Jan 11, 2014

Dan Dan

THE STORY:

It's my birthday. And I don't want anything, no gift, not even a birthday drink. All I want is for you to make a donation to Trinity Place Shelter in the amount of one dollar per year of my age.... so...like, $29.

In total I would like to raise one dollar for each gray hair I have. Since that number is increasing every day, it's most cost effective if we do this sooner than later.

In case you don't know, there are something like 8-10,000 homeless gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, and queer young people in NYC. These youth account for up to 40% of the total homeless population of young people. That's because LGBTQ youth are more likely to be rejected by their own parents, thrown out of their homes when they come out, and more likely to be victimized and abused.

Despite this huge need for shelter, there are very few beds available for LGBTQ youth in NYC. There are really only a couple of shelters, and Trinity Place is the one I've been working with for the past 5 years. They do amazing work.

If your'e into statistics, here's a link:
http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/lgbt/news/2010/06/21/7980/gay-and-transgender-youth-homelessness-by-the-numbers/

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To This Fundraiser

$794

MONEY RAISED
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  • Thomas L. Kula

    $29

  • Sarina Aguirre

    $20

  • Derrick Shaw

    $29

  • Erik

    $100

  • Daniel & Travis

    $100

  • Daniel Selvey

    $35

  • Stiggs

    $29

  • Mike

    $75

  • Marci Silver

    $25

  • Daniel Katz

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $36

  • Joern

    $75

  • Jules Beckman

    $36

  • beverly mesch

    $25

  • Justin Breton

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

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53% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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The Team: $794 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Justin Breton

Justin Breton

DONATION: $50

I think to myself on a daily basis how lucky I am to have you as a roommate and friend. I hope you had a great birthday. Lets hope, for your birthday, that the gay character on Nashville is still alive. 4 years ago

beverly mesch

beverly mesch

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Jules Beckman

Jules Beckman

DONATION: $36

my gift on dedicated to birthday boy Dan, empathy queen. 4 years ago

Joern

Joern

DONATION: $75

To the guy with the biggest heart ever! xoxo 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $36

happy 36th birthday dan!!! 4 years ago

Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz

DONATION: $30

Your truly an amazing person and love you for it, Haoppy Birthday and many more to come 4 years ago

Marci Silver

Marci Silver

DONATION: $25

I cherish our friendship and admire all the effort you put into making this world a better place! Here is to making many more memories! 4 years ago

Mike

Mike

DONATION: $75

4 years ago

Stiggs

Stiggs

DONATION: $29

4 years ago