The Fourteen Days of Christmas Project

Benefactors have offered to match up to $3,000 in end-of-year donations made to the Frederick Center over the 14 days of the holiday season in support of the programs that we provide to the LGBTQ+ community of Frederick and surrounding counties.  This offer TRIPLES the impact that your donation will have!

And here is what you’ll be supporting:

·Weekly facilitated Youth Group program for 20 to 25 youth ages 14 to 21, which including a meal and twice a month involvement by a counselor.

·Twice a month facilitated meetings for Young Adults ages 18 to 26.

·Twice a month TransFamily meetings for parents and caregivers of trans/gender-expansive youth that

·Creation of a new group based on parent request for youth ages 9 to 13. The plan is for this group to meet twice a month and include both parents/caregivers and their children to undertake group activities, discussion, and socializing.

·Monthly facilitated Trans /Nonbinary meetings, which include a meal.

·Presentation of LGBTQ+ 101 seminars to local civic, business, and governmental organizations.

·Distribution of free home HIV test kits, support of Frederick County Health Department no-cost on-site testing at community events, and coordination of community events such as the World AIDS Day Vigil.

·Representation on task forces and work groups helping to affirm LGBTQ people, including the Child Fatality Review Task Force, The School Health Council, The Local Health Improvement Plan Task Force, the FCPS Policy 443 Implementation Work Group, and the Affirming Health Care Work Group.

·Initiation of special projects such as Pulse Nightclub shooting vigil, the Health Equality Index research undertaken in 2018 and improving the City of Frederick Metropolitan Equality Index score over the last few years.

·Coordination and presentation of a range of other community events, concluding Carnival, Little Song/Little Dance, Welcoming Frederick, Pink Drinks, and of course, Frederick Pride.

Every donation in any amount helps. 

Make a One-time Direct Donation to TFC
Your donation supports the many programs of The Frederick Center:
  • Youth Group & Young Adult Group
  • Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Community Group, TransFamily Group
  • Frederick HIV Coalition
  • LGBTQ Awareness and Sensitivity Training for government and service organizations
  • Visible online presence
  • Frederick Pride
  • more ...
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Mail a check to:
The Frederick Center
PO Box 3231
Frederick, MD 21705-3231


https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Giving-Your-Way/Explore-Funds?fn=Frederick+Center+Fund
Gift and Estate Bequests
Contribute to The Frederick Center Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. Contact the foundation directly for specifics, or have your professional adviser contact them.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to support, educate, link, organize, and provide outreach to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community of central Maryland. We appreciate our allies.