NEW YORK FOUNDLING LOVE:
What: Love Who You Are Community Day hosted by The New York Foundling and sponsored by the Identity & Acceptance program, which provides vital resources and support to LGBTQIA+ youth and their families.
Beginning at 3 p.m. ET, attendees can enjoy free food, participate in a free raffle (with prizes!) and partake in various activities centered on promoting self-esteem, acceptance and positivity. In addition, at 3:30 p.m. ET, there will be a bilingual drag story followed by a family-friendly drag show at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Timed to Valentine’s Day week – and in celebration of loving not only our significant others in our lives, but ourselves – the Love Who You Are Day is programmed by The Foundling’s Identity & Acceptance Program which provides therapeutic services to help LGBTQIA+ youth and their families thrive.
Additional information and resources from The Foundling’s programming – such as Home of Integrated Behavioral Health and other Mental health and Community-Based services – will also be on site and available to attendees.
When: Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 from 3-6 p.m. ET
Where: East Harlem; Exact location given upon RSVP
Media Contact: [email protected]
Additional Details: Interested press should RSVP via the media contact email, whereupon they will receive event location information.
About The New York Foundling: The New York Foundling is built on a more than 150-year-old promise to our neighbors, that all children, adults, and families can have the opportunity to reach their full potential. As one of New York’s longest-serving nonprofit organizations, The Foundling is established and innovative, people-centered and data-driven. With an effective and interrelated set of services, The New York Foundling works in partnership with its neighbors on their own paths to stability, strength, and independence