ASD creates and strengthens healthy communities through the delivery of quality, affordable, service-enriched housing for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. ASD’s mission includes advocacy, education, and the development of affordable housing options and community development opportunities, both for its residents living with HIV/AIDS, and for economically disadvantaged people.
Operating on three core values - Respect, Justice, and Mercy - ASD clients are provided with a range of services designed to remove barriers to care and empower them to cope with the lifelong impact of HIV/AIDS on their physical, mental, emotional, and financial health.
CFA LGBT is a non-profit that serves as a catalyst to improve and protect the quality of life of older LGBT adults in North Texas through coordination and collaborations in the areas of health, housing, advocacy, financial security and social services. We were conceived in 2011 to fill a gap in services that was not being filled by existing, mostly HIV-focused, LGBT non-profits. In 2015, the organization held its initial Summit on LGBT Aging at bequest of President Barack Obama, who requested that original founder and prominent LGBT community figure, Cannon Flowers, help to raise awareness and support in the area of aging in the LGBT community. This resulted in convening partners, brainstorming solutions, and creating coordination and programming to serve those in need. In 2016, The Coalition officially formed a 501(c)3.
The Miss Gay Texas State Pageant System is a 501c4 Non-Profit Organization. It’s purpose is to develop and maintain a high quality and professional pageant system and be recognized as the “Symbol of Excellence” within the community the pageant serves. The system also supports and promotes men who take the art of female impersonation to a higher level. Annually the system will donate funds back to the community when available. This is our mission.
We are a Texas non-profit corporation dedicated to elevating the image of women and men in the field of rodeo. Our purposes are to promote and stage an annual rodeo in Texas and to encourage the participation of its members in western-related events and to engage in charitable activities. We are proud of our thirty year history of gay rodeos and of our record of donating more than $2,500,000 to Texas charities. TGRA, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that has been in existence since 1978. We help raise money for other 501(c)(3) organizations through fundraising events, cook outs, bake sales, food drives, etc. We currently have 13 charities we are helping support locally in Dallas, including: ASD (Aids Services of Dallas), AIN (Access and Information Network), GDMAF, Dallas Hope Charities, The SSC fund, Resource Center, etc. The moneys raised by our organization stay here in Dallas to benefit the Dallas community.
Our goal is to raise money one dollar at a time to help those in need in our community. We are affiliated with the International Court System which has over 65 chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada with seven chapters across the state of Texas.
We have a male and female line that host fundraisers and perform to raise money. We elect an Emperor & Empress to head our fundraising efforts every year. We currently have approximately 50 members in our organization.