If you’re looking for ways to give back to the community, you’d be hard pressed to find a more worthy recipient of your time and money than William Way. Philly’s only LGBT community center is like a big ol’ hug right in the middle of the Gayborhood. It’s been serving Philly’s queer community since 1976 with informative programs, activities, art shows, HIV testing, or just a welcoming place to stop in and rest your bum after a long day of strolling.
Being a non-profit, the place couldn't exist without our help, and this month organizers have launched a new campaign that makes it easy to set up a recurring pledge. I'm talking one-click easy. The Sustainer Drive aims to bring on 100 new "sustaining" donors in the month of April. And if all 100 of those people sign up to donate a mere $10 a month, the Center would generate $12,000 from this campaign alone.
"Sustaining donors help the Center immensely by providing a predictable source of income that we can count on to fund vital social, educational, mental health, and arts and cultural services for our LGBTQ friends and allies throughout the region," says Executive Director Chris Bartlett in a press release.
You can set up a recurring donation here. Everyone who signs on as a "Sustainer" through the month of April will be entered to win tickets to William Way's fall music soiree, OutBeat, billed as America's first queer jazz festival.