Founded in 2008, by Jesse Pack later joined by Chastity Bowick, the Transgender Emergency Fund is the only organization dedicated to supporting low income and homeless Transgender individuals in Massachusetts. The Transgender Emergency Fund assists with homelessness prevention, shelter assistance, nutrition assistance, prescription co-pay assistance, transportation and escort to medical appointments, etc. All services are contingent on the availability of funds. The Transgender Emergency Fund is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and is operated solely on donations.
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We honor the legacy of Stonewall by coming out to the most authentic PRIDE in 50 years. "It's time for Black Trans excellence to lead OURSELVES."
- Athena Vaughn