Mazzoni Center Elixir Philadelphia 2016
It’s not yet officially springtime, but we are already deep into the planning for Mazzoni Center’s annual fundraiser and celebration, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala, which will take place on Friday, May 20 at Jefferson University’s Lupert Plaza.  Last year this event was attended by nearly 400 people and raised more than $120,000 dollars to support Mazzoni’s continuum of health and wellness services for the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities in the Philadelphia region.

In this video we hear from Blair, a client and longtime supporter of Mazzoni Center, on how the organization has impacted her life, and the lives of others in Philadelphia’s LGBTQ communities.

Blair points to the significant gains in visibility and recognition made by LGBTQ communities over the years.  “I’m very happy to be a witness to the progress that the community has made,” she says.

“When our community - the Mazzoni community - is healthy and vibrant, that makes the Philadelphia community stronger, more healthy and vibrant,” Blair Read more...