Thank you for helping us exceed our Give Out Day goal of $2,600. Over the course of June, donors of all giving levels came together to help replenish our funds to support LGBTQIA+ emerging adults during their time of unexpected need. The timing was perfect and prevented us from having to turn away applicants due to not having funds.
Here is the final tally:
10 donors leading up to 6/30 $ 1,125 8 donors on Give Out Day $ 750 Heather's birthday fundraiser $ 470 Karen's Give Out Day fundraiser $ 290
PLUS Day of Matching donation $1,000 GRAND TOTAL: $3,635
This will allow us to support up to 18 future recipients!
BPSF's Emergency Stabilization Fund Accepting Applications!
BPSF's Jeremy O Torres Emergency Stabilization Fund (JOTESF) continues accepting applications! We know how important it is to support our LGBTQIA+ emerging adults when they face an unexpected crisis, especially in light of the impact of COVID-19.
With our expanded mission we continue serving Texas State University students and also LGBTQIA+ emerging adults (between the ages of 18 and 25), residing in the greater San Marcos area. We recognize college is not everyone's path and we are here as a source of support during those unforeseen difficult times.
Since its inception, the JOTESF has supported over sixty LGBTQIA+ individuals at a time of unexpected need. Circumstances included medical emergencies, natural disasters, immigration requirements, unexpected work reductions, loss of support from family, and roommate situations negatively impacting rent payment. We are proud to continue this legacy of support. We invite you to read about the Legacy of Jeremy and his relationship with BPSF.
If you would like to speak with one of our board members to learn more, renew your support, or become a donor, please email us and we'll be in touch shortly. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter for timely updates --->>>
We are thankful for of our relationships with BPSF donor community to maintain this essential source of support. We appreciate your donation that allows this necessary support to be provided.
BPSF's dedicated and talented Board of Directors:
Executive Director- Heather Aidala
Operations Director- Stacie McGee
Internal Communication Director- Teresa Prater
Financial Director- Karen Gordon-Sosby
Program Director- Alex Mylius
Marketing Director- Jayne Bodmann
If someone you know is experiencing an unforeseen financial crisis, please encourage them to apply.