All posts tagged "wanda alston house"

  • Cherry Fund Bears Fruit for Local Organizations

    The Cherry Fund, the local not-for-profit all-volunteer organization that holds charity dance events to raise funds for HIV/AIDS service organizations, will host a beneficiary reception...

  • Wanda Alston Foundation gains charitable organization status

    The Wanda Alston Foundation, the local organization that provides services and programs to serve LGBTQ youth and operates the Wanda Alston House, the city’s only housing...

  • Wanda Alston Foundation Announces Misuse of Funds

    The Wanda Alston Foundation, which operates the Wanda Alston House providing housing and support services for homeless and at-risk LGBT youth in the District, announced...

  • Pettigrew To Lead Wanda Alston Foundation

    The Wanda Alston Foundation, which operates the Wanda Alston House providing housing for homeless and at-risk LGBT youth in the District, announced Tuesday that Ken...

  • Wanda Alston House Marks Five Years

    Advocates for at-risk LGBT youth will host a reception Oct. 8 to celebrate the formation of the Wanda Alston Foundation and the fifth anniversary of...

  • The DC Center Earns Excellence Award

    DC Concerned Providers Coalition (DCCP), an organization that seeks to decrease infection rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among D.C.-area young men of...

  • Town Hall Tackles Youth Homelessness

    Representatives of both local and national D.C.-based nonprofit groups shared their experiences of working with homeless LGBT youth Thursday night, May 31, at the ''LGBT...

  • Close to Home

    It may not be a topic that fills the community with pride, but it's certainly relevant: LGBT youth homelessness. That's the topic the community will...

  • Dance for Youth

    ''Many people are living the dream, but in other areas we're still working to progress,'' says Steven Wilson. After the unveiling of the new Martin...

  • Sampson's Strength

    As a little boy, transplanted to D.C. from Evergreen, N.C., Sampson McCormick already loved comedy. It might be a gift today, but it wasn't necessarily...

  • Coiffure That Cares

    About 65 people attended ''Wig Aid Live'' on Saturday, June 25, at Town Danceboutique, raising more than $2,000 for the Wanda Alston House. ''I think...

  • Helping Hair

    Seven singers in drag and local drag enthusiast Cookie Buffet will perform at ''Wig Aid Live,'' a benefit for the Wanda Alston House on Saturday,...

  • Fostering Grant

    As the old rhyme goes, ''Wednesday's child'' is full of woe. True or not, Wednesday, June 22, offers a chance to learn about helping all...

  • Tales of Survival

    June 5 marked the 30th anniversary of the first report of what became known as AIDS, when the Centers for Disease Control described cases of...

  • Rooms and a Board

    Christopher Dyer has long been a champion of local LGBT youth, founding the Youth Pride Alliance in 1996, then serving as the director of the...

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