Texarkana, USA – a group known as Equality Texarkana is currently running a fundraiser on Facebook to raise funds for a Pride Parade and Picnic. The organization is a 501 (c) (3) organization and as such donations are tax deductible.
The organization’s website (https://equalitytexarkana.org/) promotes Equality Texarkana as “the preeminent non-profit organization in the greater Texarkana area dedicated to equality.” While the group exists to advocate and defend LGBTQ rights in the area, they also promote standing up for anyone affected by inequality in society. Membership is open to anyone wishing to help promote equality. Members come from not only the LGBTQ people in society but others affected or wishing to make a stand against inequality have joined. Parents, friends, and others are encouraged to get involved.
Equality Texarkana has grown and is currently offering scholarships, counseling, and the opportunity for people to join and be involved in a non-judgemental setting. There is also monthly social dinners, book clubs, and other events. A recent Halloween Party was a huge success in October!
Donations of any amount are being accepted on the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/donate/209229366306796/1668856383136053/ and contributions will be used for the planned Pride Parade and Picnic in Texarkana.