COURAGE: an event for homeless lgbtq youth
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 6pm
Cream City Foundation states; Several studies have concluded that in the U.S., approximately 20% to 40% of homeless youth identify as LGBT. In the Milwaukee metropolitan area, the specific number of homeless LGBT youth has not been recorded. However, reports indicate that there may be up to 400 homeless youth on the streets in the Milwaukee area on any given night. And, currently, there are only 16 emergency shelter beds for runway and homeless youth. Some studies have reported that youth are coming out at a younger age and that they face families that not supportive of their sexual identification. This, in turn, leads to high numbers of homeless LGBT youth.
Please join us at The Point for an awareness and fundraising event hosted by Gregory Patterson of Season 14 of Project Runway to benefit Pathfinders and Milwaukee's homeless lgbtq youth sponsored by The Point and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Entertainment, silent auction, we will be collecting winter coats for these kids and more fun than you can imagine!