Our MasqueRED 2023 party beneficiaries are...
Founded in 1963, Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette (PPCW) is dedicated to providing expert sexual and reproductive health care to people in Oregon and Southwest Washington. PPCW provides a broad range of sexual and reproductive health care, family planning and other medical services; trains and educates community members on issues of sexuality; and advocates for the protection of reproductive rights and freedom in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
We'll soon have more information about the specific program that Red Dress PDX will be supporting with the 2020 funds.
In the meantime, learn more about PPCW.
Q Center is Portland's LGBTQ2SIA+ community center. Their mission is to provide safe spaces, community building, and empowerment for the positive transformation of the LGBTQ2SIA+ communities and allies in the Pacific Northwest.
Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization that offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture; Education & Training; Health & Wellness and Advocacy.
The funds raised through Red Dress PDX for the Q Center will go to benefit their Affinity Groups, which are community-based and 100 percent peer-led. They have regular meetings that server over 15,000 people a year. There are a variety of groups that you can learn more about on their site and Facebook pages.
Learn more about Q Center.
Coat Check Beneficiary
Our coat check beneficiaries get a percent of the funds raised through coat check the night of the party.
The Cupcake Girls provides confidential support to those involved in the sex industry, as well as trauma-informed outreach, advocacy, holistic resources, and referral services to provide prevention and aftercare to those affected by sex trafficking. They work to match resources such as mental, emotional, physical and financial specialists, businesses and organizations to our program participant's needs. If you are a sex worker or sex trafficking survivor looking for resources, it would be a pleasure to assist you in a confidential safe space. www.thecupcakegirls.org.