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True Colors Fund is working to strengthen the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied community by growing the number of individual donors we have every day!

Help us continue to make the Give a Damn Campaign a success as well as launch our new initiative, the Forty to None Project, by donating to the True Colors Fund.

The Give A Damn Campaign, focuses on the many issues impacting the gay and transgender community. From youth to older adults, from workplace discrimination to hate crimes, the issues are covered in a comprehensive way and assisted with over 30 celebrity filled call to action PSAs. The Give a Damn Campaign wants everyone, straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender to get informed and get involved in ensuring that equality for all really includes all.

In June 2012, the True Colors Fund announced its new program called, the Forty to None Project. The aim is to raise awareness about gay and transgender youth homelessness in the United States. It is estimated that up to 40% of all homeless youth in the United States identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. The program will focus on educating and engaging the public, as well as empowering and advocating on behalf of these young people, so that it can reach its goal of getting that 40% to NONE.

Ways for You to Support

Donate Online

Make your one-time or recurring monthly contribution by using our secure online giving form. Simply click here.

By giving a monthly donation, you can make a big difference all year long.

Donate by Mail or Phone

True Colors Fund (Make check payable to True Colors Fund)
330 West 38th Street
Suite 405
New York, NY 10018
Phone: (212) 461-4401

Tribute

Make a tribute donation in memory or in honor of someone special by donating online, mail or phone.

Planned Gifts

Bequests, real estate, life insurance, and trusts are among the planned giving options available. For more information on planned giving, please contact the development department.

 

Shop Online

Purchase Your Own Limited Edition Give a Damn Celebrity Designed T-Shirts. Shop Now >>

Fight for equality. Get your pendant now and show your support! Buy Now >>

The True Colors Collection is about uniting our diverse community with a common symbol and goal. With inspiring titanium designs for men and women, these pieces are a fresh update on the symbolic rainbow. Shop Now >>

 

Online Auctions

Cyndi Lauper and the True Colors Fund will be holding seasonal online auctions to benefit the organization’s programs: the Forty to None Project and the Give a Damn Campaign. 100% of the net proceeds will go directly to the organization.

To view and purchase auction highlights click here.

To provide auction experiences or items, email Ellen Claycomb, Development Officer.

If you have any questions, please contact the development department or:

Jennifer Promis
Director of Auction Process
Charitybuzz
jpromis@charitybuzz.com
(646) 998-6178

 

Special Events

We’re excited to announce the 4th Annual Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays, a star-studded benefit concert on Saturday, December 7th at New York City’s historic Beacon Theatre to help raise awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth homelessness and support the True Colors Fund’s Forty to None Project. Click here for more information.

Interested in sponsorship or ticket information? Please contact our executive director.

 

Become A Partner

Corporate & Foundation Support

We appreciate all our Corporate and Foundation partners. The efforts and generosity of our corporate partners in their giving have significantly enhanced our efforts. If you are interested in joining us in our work to advance equality and bring an end to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender youth homelessness, please contact our executive director.

Matching Gifts

Corporate matching gifts are a great way to maximize your personal contributions to the True Colors Fund. You may be able to double or even triple the amount of your contribution! Check with your employer to find out if your company matches gifts. If so, remember to follow your organization’s matching gift process which generally requires filling out a simple one-page matching gift form.

Strategic Marketing

Strategic marketing opportunities with the True Colors Fund are available throughout the year.

Questions? Interested in Corporate or Foundation Opportunities? Please contact our executive director.