Best nonprofits for your ‘Giving Tuesday’ donations

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We have compiled a list of the best LGBTQ and LGTBQ-friendly nonprofits for your “Giving Tuesday” donations if you are able:

Utah Pride Center

It is no secret that during these difficult times the Center has had to reduce staff, programs, and services. Now more than ever, we need every member of our communities to help them weather this storm.

Equality Utah

Help Equality Utah continue their mission to safeguard the rights and liberties of LGBTQ Utahns. Consider becoming a monthly donor, at any level, to help ensure they have sustainable funds through the pandemic. Peter and Stephanie Ott, and Donna and Michael Weinholtz will be matching up to $6,000 in donations on Giving Tuesday.

Salt Lake Men’s Choir

SLMC has been building bridges through song for over 35 years. They’ve participated at the Gay Games, Utah Pride, Boise Pride and several LGBTQ interfaith celebrations. The Coronavirus squelched their important “Music for a Kinder World” spring concert for the time-being, but the show will go on as soon as it is safe.

Flourish Bakery

Flourish Bakery is building a new bakery, expanding their program, and purchasing equipment for their new home in Salt Lake City. The bakery teaches skills to people living in recovery, participating in a community that values, consistency, quality, and integrity.

Plan-B Theatre Company

As with all nonprofit organizations, Plan-B Theatre is feeling the financial pressure caused by Covid-19. Any donation size is welcome to help support their mission to develop and produce unique and socially conscious theatre created by Utah playwrights.

Utah Arts Festival

The annual event had to be put off until next year, but it is important to support the arts in as many ways as we can.

Best Friends Utah

In times of uncertainty and hardship, our pets are here for us, helping to ease our anxiety and lift our spirits. Their unconditional love provides priceless healing. Indeed, they make our families whole. That’s why during this crisis, Best Friends is accelerating emergency foster programs, remote adoptions, pet food distribution, virtual vet care, and whole family support to save lives and keep pets and people together.

Alliance for a Better Utah

This group is holding politicians accountable as they make decisions about how our state recovers from the coronavirus crisis and to make Utah a better place.

Utah AIDS Foundation

$1,200 provides an educational workshop for 60 people living with HIV. $10
provides a syphilis test for someone at risk who cannot afford it.

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