And Then You Came For Me With Help and Support and Love

Sue Kerr crowdfund

Content Note: mental health, childhood abuse, police encounter, 302 or civil commitment, anti-trans actions, support Thank you for showing up for me during a really tough time. How Your Support is Keeping Me Safe With your help, I was able to pay the retainer for a great lawyer who has been helpful, kind, and pragmatic. […]

We Need $340 by Sunday to Send #ProtectTransKids Yard Signs to Pittsburgh Public Schools GSAs

Protect Trans Kids

Good morning. You did a great job this week and since we began this effort to target communitis that want to distribute #ProtectTransKids signs locally. We’ve sent 50 signs each to six communities – City of Butler, Brookline, Carnegie, Fox Chapel, McCandless, and City of Washington. This past week, we’ve been focused on Pittsburgh Public […]

Update on Crowdfund to Plant #ProtectTransKids Yard Signs in Local Communities

Protect Trans Kids

Anyone can make an individual request for a yard sign, stickers, or pens at http://bit.ly/ProtectTransKidsSigns at no charge. Some communities have organized to distribute directly. We are crowdfunding with them to pay for a box of 50 signs ($580) so we can get them in the ground ASAP.  Ask your friends in these communities to donate and […]

Anonymous Carnegie Resident Attempts to Have #ProtectTransKids Sign Removed From Neighbor’s Yard

Our Trans Day of Visibility effort to get #ProtectTransKids signs into the hands of communities where they are underrepresented is going well. Donate here if you are already convinced. We’ve funded 50 signs for Butler County and they will be heading to Totalus Creamery, a new Boba cafe in Butler. Then we funded 50 signs […]

We Did It – We Raised $11,000 to Distribute Face Masks to Trans & Queer Folks Throughout 2021

(Type in original headline corrected – obviously I’m tired!) Holy smokes – we did it, yinz. Combining matches and a lot of pleading by me, we successfully raised $11,000 for the Pittsburgh MasQUe ProjecT. These funds will be used through 2021 to cover our operational expenses. The funds will be administered by our fiscal sponsor, […]

Help Get Facemasks to Trans and Queer Households

The Pittsburgh MasQue ProjecT still needs your help. We connect the trans and queer community with face masks throughout Western Pennsylvania. This includes maintaining a vendor list and direct distribution on a monthly basis thanks to generous donors. Why do trans and queer households need a dedicated facemask project? Discrimination. I suggest you read this […]

Look for the helpers. Then help them.

One thing I’ve typically done well is filling gaps in services, looking for unmet needs. Right now, I have a lot of balls in the air because the needs are seemingly endless. These are projects where modest donations can have a big impact. Here are some ways to help your neighbors. Help animals. Help veterans. […]

We Successfully Raised $2600 for TNR Supplies to Help the Homeless Cat Management Team Cat Lady Lending Library

Feral Cat Pittsburgh

Thanks to our friends at ioby and a whole lotta great cat lovers, we met our goal today several days ahead of schedule. We set out to raise $2500 and ended up raising $2600 which will help cover fees and such. The funds will be used to purchase TNR equipment for volunteers to use, equipment […]

My Birthday Wish (Almost) Came True

Pittsburgh Feral Cats

Sunday was a good day. Our friend Don helped to assemble our new feeding station for our feral cats. I was so excited – watching cats eat in the rain has been sad and we had no solid shelter as an alternative. So I asked for a shelter as my birthday gift – I turn […]

Pgh Northside Cat Ladies and Friends Feral Cat Supplies – Donate!

Fundraiser for homeless cats

The Pgh Northside Cat Ladies and Friends are working with Homeless Cat Management Team to create a cat trapping “lending library” on the Northside for convenience and efficiency. This project is eligible for a 100% match so any bit you can donate will get twice as close to our end goal. Our goal is two […]