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Make a Difference

Make a Donation

The Ali Forney Center relies on the generosity of individuals and businesses to provide life-saving services to over 2,000 homeless LGBTQ+ youth every single year. When you give, you help provide care for homeless LGBTQ+ youths, including meals, shelter, and physical and mental health needs. You can even give directly as a birthday gift, which helps to recognize our youth as individuals.


Ways to Give

All gifts are tax deductible. Find out the specifics
when you choose a way to give.


Give Online

Make a one-time gift through our secure platform.

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Host a Fundraiser

Create a fundraiser in support of the Ali Forney Center to celebrate Pride, birthdays, weddings, in memory of loved ones, or just because. 

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Major Gifts

Major donations of $2,500 and above provide AFC with the foresight to invest in areas of our work that need it the most. Click below, email Deb Brown or Andria Ottley, our Major Giving team, to learn more.

Give with Cryptocurrency

Support our youth directly from your digital wallet.

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By Check

Please make your check payable to The Ali Forney Center and send it to:
Ali Forney Center
307 W 38th St Fl 2
New York, NY 10018

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Planned Giving

If you’re interested in including us in your estate plan please email Zachary Cohen at or call 212-222-3427 ext. 322

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Emerging Leaders Council

AFC's Emerging Leaders are young professionals who are passionate about championing our young people and supporting our life-saving programs through events, campaigns, and other creative initiatives.

For more information and to stay updated on events and opportunities, email

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Give Monthly

Join our AFC 360 program and enter a compassionate community of monthly supporters

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Project Birthday

Birthdays deserve to be celebrated. Help homeless LGBTQ youth celebrate theirs.

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Donate Stock

If you’re interested in donating stock transfers, and other related inquiries, email Aidan Heck at or call 212-222-3427 ext. 907

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Corporate Partnerships

We are proud to partner with companies to benefit our young people, while also collaborating on volunteerism, employee engagement and marketing. To learn more about our corporate partnerships program please email Paul Clark at

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Corporate Matching

Double your impact with a matching gift–a charitable donation by a corporation that matches an employee's contribution to an eligible nonprofit organization. Sometimes it’s dollar for dollar or much more! Reach out to your employer for more information on what's possible!

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