Rainbow Prom Fundraising Campaign!
Each year, The Center’s Rainbow Prom for LGBTQ youth is one of our most moving and transformative events. Seeing the faces of young people attending a prom where they are welcome and safe to be fully themselves is absolutely inspiring.
This year’s Rainbow Prom is shaping up to have the largest number of attendees to date, and we are asking #CenterSupporters to make a special contribution to keep the prom accessible to youth of all backgrounds. By donating today, you’ll help cover the cost of the event and, in some cases, supply prom outfits to young people in need.
In addition to being the largest LGBTQ youth prom in Southern California, our Rainbow Prom is so much more than just a dance. Equally important to the special memories created on that night, is the message to these young people that they are not alone and there is a strong and vibrant community committed to supporting them. That is simply invaluable to those youth who are facing tremendous challenges at home, school and in their communities.
Throughout the year, The Center’s Youth Services hosts many activities that keep youth engaged and connected. These events include movie nights, drop-in groups and career panels. But nothing quite compares to the sense of empowerment and affirmation our youth experience at the Rainbow Prom – and that is why we need your help.
This month, The Center will strive to raise $30,000 to cover the cost of Rainbow Prom and our Back-to-School Rally in September. Can you support this effort for our youth by making a contribution today at donate.thecentersd.org/prom.
Thank you so much for your support and generosity!
Caroline (Cara) Dessert, Esq.
CEO, The San Diego LGBT Community Center