Six Local Nonprofits to Support During Pride Month

Fiesta Youth
Fiesta Youth supports and empowers LGBTQ+ youth ages 12-18 to explore themselves and build a sense of community through friendship, weekly programs and events.

Thrive Youth Center
Established in 2015 to alleviate the LGBTQ+ homelessness epidemic, Thrive Youth Center is one of the only LGBTQ+-specific shelters in Texas. Residents ages 18-24 stay at the emergency shelter on Haven for Hope’s campus or are re-housed in apartments and receive support and resources.

San Antonio AIDS Foundation
Providing care since 1986, San Antonio AIDS Foundation supplies comprehensive health services to those affected by HIV/ AIDS and helps prevent the spread of the disease through testing and education.

The Pride Center San Antonio
Serving LGBTQ+ people of all ages and their families, the Pride Center helps connect clients with available resources and offers opportunities for connection through group therapy, events and more.

American Veterans for Equal Rights – Lone Star Chapter
This veterans service organization supports active, reserve and veteran LGBTQ+ service members who have been historically dis- regarded by Armed Forces policy and dis- criminatory laws governing military service and benefits.

Beat Aids
Black Effort Against the Threat of AIDS assists minority communities and disproportionately affected groups battling HIV/ AIDS by meeting them where they are to provide testing, health services and support.

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