Support The LOFT: Be a G.E.M. Donor

 

Make a HUGE impact over time by donating in smaller amounts every month that add up to a large amount that helps The LOFT, while getting you a nice tax deduction in the process! Start as low as $10 or $25 a month!

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Special Tax Deduction Benefit

Under the temporary law, taxpayers don't need to itemize deductions on their tax returns to take advantage of this, which creates tax-favorable donation options not normally available to about 90 percent of tax filers.

Ordinarily, people who choose to take the standard deduction cannot claim a deduction for their charitable contributions. But this special provision permits them to claim a limited deduction on their 2021 federal income tax returns for cash contributions made to qualifying charitable organizations by year's end, December 31, 2021.

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Download The Holiday Survival Guide

The Holidays can be difficult for so many of us. Check out/ download our Holiday Survival Guide, which is part of our article, "Surviving The Holidays" in OUTSpoken. The guide has helpful ways you can cope with this time of year, including phone numbers you can call, if you need someone to talk with about what you're going through. Click on the graphic to download the brochure:
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Gender Recognition Act of New York in Effect!

Wonderful News Alert!✨

The Gender Recognition Act of New York is officially in effect! We are incredibly grateful to all of those who have made this possible. This law gives our Transgender, Gender Nonconforming, and Non-Binary families more dignity, more respect, and more personal agency! To learn more about what the law does, click here
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"Our Stories" Daniel


The nearly 2-year-old pandemic has ripped apart so many lives, and this is especially true for the LGBTQ+ Community. We are only beginning to gain a sense of the widespread misery that it has brought to so many.
What we do know is that we, here, at The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center are here to help.

We are here to meet the unprecedented level of need that so many in our community are experiencing.
COVID has affected the LGBTQ+ in varying ways depending on the person and it has demanded a comprehensive response because everyone matters and no one should be made to suffer hardship alone.

This is why we developed "OUR STORIES" a compilation of 4 stories of people from the LGBTQ+ spectrum whose lives were affected by the pandemic and how The LOFT can assist with these needs. In order to do all of this, we need your help. 
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2021 Holiday Message from Executive Director, Judy Troilo

The LOFT Executive Director Judy Troilo shares a Holiday Message with the community. This year was filled with setbacks and difficulties for so many, and yet there were glimmers of inspiration that also gave us hope.  Read about what keeps up moving forward.

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Queer Community Book Club Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker at Queer Community Book Club, Saturday, December 18 at 10:00am
Moises Agosto-Rosario, author of the chapter titled "Latinas/os and the AIDS Treatment Advocacy Movement" will be joining our meeting on Saturday.
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This Week at The LOFT

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  • In-Person meetings and events marked in red
  • Hybrid meetings (simultaneously virtual and in-person) and events marked in green
  • Special meetings are marked in purple
  • Virtual meetings and events marked in black

January 23-29, 2023


1/23-Monday

Office Hours: 10:00am-6:00pm

LGBTQ+ People of Color Peer Support Group:
7:00-8:30 PM

Hybrid Meeting: PFLAG Westchester: Special guest Dr. Gottlock discussing LGBTQ health
7:30-8:30 PM


1/24-Tuesday

Office Hours: 10:00am-6:00pm

In-Person: Silver Connections Lunch and Learn
11:30 AM- 1:00 PM

Al-Anon (AAC) (In-Person):
6:30-7:30 PM

Bisexual Peer Support Group:
7:30-9:00 PM

Men's Peer Support Group:
7:30-9:00 PM


1/25-Wednesday

Office Hours: 10:00am-6:00pm

FREE Mental Health Therapy (In-Person):
1:00-7:00 PM

Center Lane TransParentcy (in-person):
6:30-8:30 PM

T-Time for TGNCNB POC Communities:
6:30-7:30 PM

Writers Workshop: Submissions due Feb 8
by midnight


1/26-Thursday

Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

C.A.L.M. - Centered at LOFT Meditation:
5:30-6:30 PM

One Voice: LGBTQ+ HIV/AIDS Support Group:
6:00-7:00 PM


1/27-Friday

Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Lunch with The LOFT:
12:00-12:45 PM

Lesbian Social Network:
7:30-9:00 PM


1/28-Saturday

Office Closed

Queer Community Book Club:  10:00-11:00 AM

LGBTQ+ Survivor Support Group: (Group is closed to new members after Jan 28)
10:00-11:30 AM

Transgender Peer Support Group:
5:30-7:30 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA):
6:00-7:00 PM

In-Person: Gaymes Night (in-person):
7:00-10:00 PM


01/29-Sunday

Office Closed 

Grief and Loss Discussion Group:
1:00-3:00 PM

55+ Peer Support Group:
2:30-4:00 PM


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