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June 18, 2024 Charities to Support in Honor of Pride

We love celebrating Pride with our customers and local communities, but we can’t forget to acknowledge the organizations doing the hard work of advocacy and one-on-one support every day of the year.

If you’re looking for charities to support in honor of Pride (or any time of the year), here are some we’ve been proud to support. Don’t forget that donating your time may be one of the best ways to give to these organizations too.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project’s mission is to end suicide among LGBTQ+ young people. With this goal, they’ve become the leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention nonprofit organization for LGBTQ+ young people. They provide information & support 24/7 all year round and are leading initiatives in all 50 states “to change hearts, minds and laws in support of young LGBTQ+ lives.”

Learn more about The Trevor Project

The Okra Project

The Okra Project is a mutual aid collective focused on supporting Black Trans people and alleviating the barriers that the community faces. They advocate for a safe, abundant, and equitable life for Black Trans people across the United States through their three service pillars of nourishment, safety, and wellness.

Learn more about The Okra Project


GLAAD is a non-profit organization focused on LGBTQ advocacy and cultural change. The organization works towards fair, accurate, and inclusive representation and creates national and local programs that advance LGBTQ acceptance. Their mission is to rewrite the script for LGBTQ acceptance by tackling tough issues that shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and envisions a world with 100% LGBTQ acceptance.

Learn more about GLAAD

Gender Justice

Gender Justice “envisions a world where everyone can thrive regardless of their gender, gender expression, or sexual orientation. Step by step, we’re creating that world by dismantling legal, structural, and cultural barriers that contribute to gender inequity. We work to ensure that people of all genders have a meaningful right to bodily autonomy, safety, health, and opportunity.”

Learn more about Gender Justice

National LGBTQ Task Force

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Foundation (NGLTF) works to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. They achieve this by training activists and equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation. Their Policy Institute is the movement’s premier think tank, providing research and policy analysis to support the struggle for complete equality.

Learn more about the National LGBTQ Task Force

Outright International

Outright International is dedicated to working with partners around the globe to strengthen the capacity of the LGBTIQ human rights movement, document and amplify human rights violations against LGBTIQ people, and advocate for inclusion and equality. With staff in over a dozen countries, Outright works with the United Nations, regional human rights monitoring bodies, and civil society partners.

Learn more about Outright International

It Gets Better

It Gets Better is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. They reach 90,000 students and 3,450 educators each year through their free educational resources, have awarded over $1.1 million since 2022 in grants to schools and organizations working to help LGBTQ+ youth globally, and engage with more than 850K youth ages 13-24 across the US and worldwide through It Gets Better programming.

Learn more about It Gets Better


GLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students. GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.

Learn more about GLSEN


For even more charities to support in honor of Pride, visit Charity Navigator.