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Take What You Need expands to include pet food pantry and footwear programs

Take What You Need expands to include pet food pantry and footwear programs
The organization that operates the heavily utilized weekly "Take What You Need" food distribution, Williams Community Assistance Foundation, has announced that their board of directors has launched two new programs: "A Step Forward" and the "Pet Food Pantry."
 

During the pandemic, The Center helped LGBTQ seniors with connectivity

During the pandemic, The Center helped LGBTQ seniors with connectivity

Dear Center Community,

The journey we have all been on for the last year has been unparalleled - and The Center has been here every step of the way. We have provided vital Emergency Services, but we have also provided support - Essential Support - to our community to ease isolation, help discover next steps, find resources, take care of mental health, and so much more. 

Taylor Swift partners with GLAAD to launch the “Summer of Equality” campaign

Taylor Swift partners with GLAAD to launch the “Summer of Equality” campaign

On June 1, GLAAD and global superstar Taylor Swift announced the “Summer of Equality” campaign, an initiative aimed at amplifying the voices of LGBTQ voters and allies across the country in support of the Equality Act. If passed, the Equality Act would secure comprehensive protections against discrimination for every LGBTQ American.  

The Humanity Movement launches The Capital B Campaign to improve quality of life for Black San Diegans

The Humanity Movement launches The Capital B Campaign to improve quality of life for Black San Diegans

The Capital B Campaign is a multi-faceted effort to elevate the image of, as well as understanding, dignity, and respect for Black people in the U.S. broadly and, in San Diego County, specifically. The ultimate desired outcome is inclusion and equity in both policy and practice tangibly resulting in an improved quality of life for Black persons of African descent in San Diego. 

Unity March to be in San Diego on June 5

Unity March to be in San Diego on June 5

A new local group called How Many More? will host a Unity March on Saturday, June 5 at 12 noon. The event takes place approximately one year following a large march held in San Diego in the days following George Floyd's murder.

The march will begin at the County of San Diego Administration building and follow a route to the Hillcrest Pride Flag. 

The Center receives $50K grant to support isolated seniors

The Center receives $50K grant to support isolated seniors

The San Diego Seniors Community Foundation (SDSCF) has granted $195,209 in funding for nine local organizations that support vulnerable older people across San Diego County. The San Diego LGBT Community Center was one of the grantees, receiving approximately $50,000.