Our thanks to former Mazzoni Center Board member Mike Sweeney and his partner Steve Betts for hosting a highly successful house party on OutFest Sunday (October 9), which raised over $3,000 to support Mazzoni’s health and wellness services for LGBTQ people in the Philadelphia region.
 
Mike and Steve are longtime supporters who have given generously over the years and hosted numerous fundraising events that not only provide financial support, but also help raise awareness about our programs and services to new audiences.
 

This year marks the 30th anniversary of AIDS Walk Philly, which will take place on Sunday, October 16 at the Eakins Oval.  Over the years this event, organized by the AIDS Fund of Philadelphia, has raised over $16 million dollars to provide vital services and support for people in our area who are living with HIV/AIDS. 

In past years, individual walkers/runners and teams participating in AIDS Walk Philly could designate the funds they raised Read more...

On Tuesday, August 23, Mazzoni welcomed more than 40 volunteers to Frankford Hall in Fishtown for our annual volunteer thank you event.  The indoor/outdoor beer garden venue provided an ideal backdrop for late summer socializing, and guests had the opportunity to mingle with staff, fellow volunteers and Mazzoni supporters while enjoying craft beers and snacks. 
 
“The volunteers who are here tonight have contributed to Mazzoni Center’s mission in numerous ways,” Mazzoni CEO Read more...
Juan David Franco of our Prevention team was on hand to take some photos Tuesday, July 26 when a group of approximately 1,000 people turned up outside our medical practice at 809 Locust to demonstrate their love and support for the trans and gender variant communities, in the face of a scheduled protest by members of the Westboro Baptist Church. 
 
Organized by local LGBTQ community advocates Deja Lynn Alvarez, Bender David, Katey Dyck, Lee Read more...
Mazzoni Center Family & Community Medicine, 809 Locust Street
This afternoon we are expecting the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) to protest outside Mazzoni Center’s medical practice with hateful messages targeting transgender people.
 
The WBC is notorious for their extreme, vitriolic messages and speech - their past targets have included the LGBT community, Catholics, Muslims, and Jews, as well as U.S. soldiers and their families. They have specifically chosen to protest Mazzoni Center because of the care and services we provide to the trans and gender nonconforming communities.
 

The opening reception for our 2016 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference on Thursday, June 9 was a great success, with hundreds of attendees and guests from around the country gathering at Voyeur Nightclub in Center City to connect with friends old and new, network, enjoy food and drinks, and plan their activities during the three-day conference. 

Special thanks to our Opening Reception Supportive Sponsor and Ally  Read more...