Charity ReviewExpires: March 2017
Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays of Denver
Standards for Charity Accountability
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Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays of Denver meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
Mission: To promote the health and well-being of GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered) persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights, and to provide an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
Incorporated: 1980 in CO
Also Known As: PFLAG Denver
PFLAG Denver principal programs: -Support: Opportunities are provided monthly to meet with trained leaders. These support groups assist parents whose children have just come out to them; gays, lesbian, bisexuals, and transgendered individuals (GLBTs) who are considering coming out or have just done so; and spouses whose partners have just announced that they are gay or lesbian. English and Spanish help lines are available around the clock, responded to by trained volunteers. Financial assistance is occasionally provided to persons living with HIV/AIDS. Referrals are made to appropriate agencies. -Education: Members are offered information each month via the newsletter and a program with speakers on a wide variety of topics of interest to GLBT persons and their families and friends. A Speakers' BBB provides programs to churches, classes, companies, and other gatherings. Booklets such as "Our Daughters and Sons" and "What Does Gay Mean?" are provided at no charge to Helpline callers and to those who stop by our information tables at various events. -Advocacy: In concert with other chapters in the Coalition of Colorado PFLAG Chapters, PFLAG Denver keeps in touch with elected officials on issues important to the GLBT community. The chapter also participates in and supports the activities of other groups working toward civil rights for GLBTs.
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