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Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ Seniors from Federal Care Surveys

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Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD, released the following statement after a Center for American Progress report discovered that the Trump Administration erased the LGBTQ community from The National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants and the Annual Program Performance Report for Centers for Independent Living, key surveys that are used to help […]

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Dierbergs Markets Donates $75,000 to Operation Food Search’s ‘Campaign to End Childhood Hunger in the St. Louis Region’

Dierbergs Markets is one of the area’s first corporations to kick start the public phase of a local non-profit’s drive to end food insecurity.  Dierbergs recently donated $75,000 toward a capital campaign by Operation Food Search (OFS) called “The Campaign to End Childhood Hunger in the St. Louis Region.”  OFS had already raised $6,388,000 of […]

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The St. Louis Symphony Celebrates 25 Years with Concertmaster David Halen

The St. Louis Symphony will celebrate Concertmaster David Halen’s 25 years with the orchestra at the annual gala celebration. The black-tie fundraiser will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis on March 25. Gala guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, and a special performance by St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson and members of the […]

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A Message from Gay Men’s Health Crisis on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Gay Men’s Health Crisis released the following statement on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), an annual observance on March 10 that is coordinated by the HHS Office on Women’s Health and seeks to empower women and girls to learn the importance of HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment. STATEMENT BY GMHC […]

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GLSEN Meets With Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

“I joined my colleagues from NCTE and Equality Michigan and a delegation of families in meeting with Secretary DeVos to relay the concerns and fears of hundreds of thousands of students, educators, and parents who have been affected by the alarming actions of the Trump administration. “We highlighted the pervasive violence and discrimination that the […]

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CWE Give Back Day Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children

Central West End restaurants and retailers will band together on Wednesday, March 8, to support Shriners Hospitals for Children. Participating businesses will donate 10 percent of their sales to this wonderful local organization, which provides specialized care to children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate, and other complex surgical needs. […]

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The Monsanto Fund Presents Grant to Operation Food Search Grant to Provide Nutrition Support to Families in Rural Communities

The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, recently awarded a grant of more than $16,000 to Operation Food Search (OFS), a hunger relief organization that provides food to the area’s hungry.  The grant will be used for the organization’s Operation Backpack program, which will benefit food-insecure children from the School District of Washington, […]

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GLSEN Statement on SCOTUS’ Decision to Decline to Hear Case of Trans Student Gavin Grimm

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of transgender student Gavin Grimm, sending the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, issued the following statement in response. “The Supreme Court has missed an opportunity to end the painful discrimination currently faced […]

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