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  • If your employer has a workplace campaign with United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, you can direct funds to Persad Center (#217).

At Persad Center, we believe that every LGBTQ+ person deserves to thrive. Your kindness and generosity changes lives.


There are many ways to get involved and support Persad Center’s mental health and community services for LGBTQ+ communities:

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Your support makes a real difference for LGBTQ+ people.

100+ seniors bonded over coffee, conversation, and other events

875+ people received food from the food pantry

12,000+ hours of therapy

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