Trans Disaster Relief Fund Donor Comments

Some of the comments we have received from our fantastic donors ….

 

“With love, be well my sisters.”

 

“Thank you for helping trans and gq people survive and recover after the massive flooding.”

 

“TEA! just TEA! is thinking of you and hoping all are safe.”

 

“Peace peace peace and so much love to all of you!”

 

“With love, from Canada.”

 

“For trans hurricane relief”

 

“Be safe.  From California”

 

“<3”

 

“In love and struggle”

 

“Harvey”

 

“In honor of Penny Jo, Heather, and Amie”

 

“Solidarity! <3”

 

“Just want to say hi to Scout from TAP. Hope you are doing well, friend. -Andrew at Victoria”

 

“sending love”

 

“it’s not a lot but i hope it helps”

Everything helps … especially the fact that you care!

 

“Good luck.”

 

“Thank you for all your work transgender and intersex persons. I hope this little amount can help someone recover and stay safe during this terrible situation. Much love to you all.”

 

“My heart is with you, as you work to keep people safe and comforted during this time. I hope this little bit helps and that you feel the love and support from strangers far away.”

 

“Sending you love from VA.”

 

“Keep up the good work!”

 

“From a Texas ex-pat. Wishing blessings, peace, and safety on all those you are helping.”

 

“Hurricane Harvey”

 

“For those affected by Harvey”

 

“Sending love to the trans community of TX from MD! <3”

 

“Thank you “

 

“:-)”

 

“From Minnesota to Texas. Hope this helps some.”

 

“<3”

 

“Thank you”

 

“cos solidarity via symbolic donation is as ez as 123…”

 

“I’m a trans woman from Illinois and I appreciate the work you are doing!”

 

“I don’t have much to give but I’m sending my positive energy! Stay safe y’all “

 

“y’all doing good work :)”

 

“Hurricane Harvey”

 

“Thank you so much for the work you do. Sending love and prayers from Los Angeles.”

 

“Please use this to help trans and queer people displaced by Hurricane Harvey.”

Thank you , and we will.

 

“Sending cold hard cash instead of thoughts and prayers. I wish I could help more! Please also give someone a hug for me and tell them they are loved.”

 

“For Hurricane Harvey response”

 

“Thank you for doing this important work.  Love from Canadian friend”

 

“Please keep my identity and donation anonymous. Thank you in advance for your consideration of this request.”

Absolutely! … In fact, we have already forgotten who you are … ok, we haven’t really forgotten, we just won’t tell anyone.

 

“Sending love from Colorado.”

 

“We were very fortunate, to have lost nothing. My husband and I (both transgender) are happy to do this small thing to help our brothers and sisters.”

 

“We love you from Mississippi”

 

“The band Lower Dens posted on FB about y’all. Thank you for working hard to protect people in need.”

We will send them a thank you note!

 

“Send my love and support to all of the people affected by Harvey. I hope you all stay safe and dry.”

 

“Thank you”

 

“Thank you for being there for this community “

 

“My love and thoughts and positive energy goes out to y’all. Stay safe and cared for.”

 

“Sending prayers. Be safe.”

 

“Sending love from Philadelphia.”

 

“Stay safe y’all.  Thanks for providing a way for us to help.”

 

“thank you!”

 

“blessed be”

 

“Be blessed. My prayers are with you. Love you all so much xo”

 

“thank you xoxo”

 

“Transgender relief fund for Harvey. God bless”

 

“Sending love and strength <3”

 

“Trans Floridian living in Washington wishing everyone a speedy and safe recovery.”

 

“Thank you for your hard work helping people!”

 

“Hope it will help a little during this disaster. Trans people deserve the same help as anyone else. Love to you all”

 

“<3”

 

“FOR HURRICANE RELIEF FOR TRANSGENDER RESIDENTS OF HOUSTON AREA”

 

“Thank you for the work you’re doing to assist marginalized people in Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.”

 

“Thank you for your work!”

 

“Sending you love and solidarity, thanks for your work, and thoughts of strength, resiliency, and justice from Olympia, Washington.”

 

“My heart is going out to my fellow QUILTBAGgers. I don’t know you but I love you all. <3”

 

“Best Wishes from Colorado Springs”

 

“We love you”

 

“For Harvey flood relief”

 

“Keep doing the good work! Fighting the good, hard fight.”

 

“Thank you so much for the work you are doing. You have my support. “

 

“Donating in conjunction with my spouse. We send you much love from Iowa. <3”

 

“Thank you for the work you are doing!”

 

“Thanks for the good work you’re doing.”

 

“Solidarity from Kentucky. Thank you for the work you are doing!”

 

“Spectrum South stands with LGBTQI Houston”

 

“Hi I’m Ola. Thank you for setting this fund up for our folks. Let me know how else I can help as I am also in the Houston metro area.”

 

“Sending much love and support. Thank you for your work! Also, I didn’t see a privacy policy online; so, please note my request: do not sell, trade, or share my information with other groups or orgs and or send print mail. Many thanks!”

Request noted and will absolutely be honored. And, we will add our privacy policy ….

 

“Please do not add my address to any paper mailing lists. Email is fine though.”

Request noted and will absolutely be honored.

 

“This was raised from a fundraiser we did selling a workbook on diversity, equity and inclusion.  Solidarity and blessings.”

Thank you!! 

 

“Please make sure these funds go directly to a person in need!”

 

“Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief”

 

“Houston loves you “

 

… our donors are really amazing!

Buck Angel urges support for the Trans Disaster Relief Fund

Buck Angel: “Not everyone is in a position to be treated respectfully so we must care for our own…”

 

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  • Many members of the Gulf Coast trans, intersex, and genderqueer community have lost everything

  • Trans, intersex, and genderqueer individuals can experience extreme difficulties in natural disaster situations.

  • The TransAdvocate’s parent organization, the Transgender Foundation of America has organized a community disaster relief fund.

  • The fund will directly assist Gulf Coast trans, intersex, and genderqueer survivors recover from this disaster

Speaking about the Trans Disaster Relief Fund, Buck Angel urged the trans and supportive communities to support trans, intersex, and genderqueer community members survive Hurrican Harvey, “We must care for our own right now.”

Recent attacks by lawmakers have resulted in heightened hostility against local trans people. The Trans Disaster Relief Fund, will be used to help our historically underserved community recover from this catastrophic event. If needed, the fund will also assist with burial costs for community members who’ve lost their lives in this historic disaster.

The Texas Gulf Coast trans community is facing a catastrophic and ongoing natural disaster resulting from Hurricane Harvey which made landfall as a category 4 hurricane, becoming a massive and slow-moving tropical storm resulting in historic-levels of flooding. Numerous members of the trans community are displaced and have lost everything.

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Help The Trans Community Overcome Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey!

Donate to the Trans Disaster Relief Fund

Help the Gulf Coast trans community affected by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey:

  • Many members of the Gulf Coast trans, intersex, and genderqueer community have lost everything.
  • Trans, intersex, and genderqueer individuals can experience extreme difficulties in natural disaster situations.
  • The TransAdvocate’s parent organization, the Transgender Foundation of America has organized a community disaster relief fund.
  • The fund will assist Gulf Coast trans, intersex, and genderqueer survivors recover from this disaster.

The Texas Gulf Coast trans community is facing a catastrophic and ongoing natural disaster resulting from Hurricane Harvey which made landfall as a category 4 hurricane, becoming a massive and slow-moving tropical storm resulting in historic-levels of flooding. Numerous members of the trans community are displaced and have lost everything.

Donate to the Trans Disaster Relief Fund

The Transgender Foundation of America created this disaster relief fund because trans, intersex, and genderqueer individuals have historically experienced significant difficulties in natural disaster situations. Worse, recent attacks by lawmakers have resulted in heightened hostility against local trans people. This fund will be used to help our historically underserved community recover from this catastrophic event. If needed, the fund will also assist with burial costs for community members who’ve lost their lives in this historic disaster.