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It's official: Mazzoni Center’s annual celebration and fundraiser, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala , will take place Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Lubert Plaza, a beautiful outdoor space at the heart of Jefferson’s Center City campus between Locust and Walnut and 10th and 11th Streets. This year's event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., with a special VIP reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Elixir guests will enjoy live music and dancing, plus DJ, delicious food by top of the line Philadelphia restaurants... More
More than 160 people attended this year’s Justice in Action luncheon on Friday, February 10 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, which raised a record-breaking $62,000 in support of Mazzoni Center Legal Services. Event co-chairs Michael D. Soileau and Jessica Meller, Esq., expressed their gratitude to guests and sponsors for their generous support. “We’re very fortunate to have a community of legal professionals and so many others in Philadelphia who recognize and support the critical work this program does,... More
In merely a few days following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, dramatic change has already swept Washington. The nation is currently seeing entire federal agencies muzzled , expired reproductive care legislation re-entering the fold ,... More
Justice. It’s a concept that’s been on many people’s minds lately, especially as we head into a political era in which the rights of many Americans are more uncertain than ever before. With many social institutions under impending threat of federal defunding or outright dismantling, it has now become imperative to fortify and protect our communities — with priority to those who are marginalized. As the only resource specifically tailored to offer free legal services to LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, especially those of lower incomes, ... More
Mazzoni Center is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded $100,00 from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation ’s (IBC) Blue Safety Net grant program. A grant of $50,000 will provide continued support for the position of Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC), which has been in place at Mazzoni Center Family and Community Medicine (MCFCM) since June of 2014. An additional grant of $50,000 will enable our medical practice to continue to provide... More
Mazzoni Center is pleased to announce it has received an award of $1.5 million through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). The funds are designated to support the purchase and renovation of a Center City building at Broad and Bainbridge Streets, where the agency will relocate and consolidate its core programs and services in summer 2017. The RACP award represents the largest one-time gift in Mazzoni Center’s history, and the largest amount... More
Mazzoni Center is pleased to announce it has received an award of $1.5 million through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). The funds are designated to support the purchase and renovation of a Center City building at Broad and Bainbridge Streets, where the agency will relocate and consolidate its core programs and services in summer 2017. The RACP award represents the largest one-time gift in Mazzoni Center’s history, and the largest amount... More
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. We’re very grateful to count them among our... More
Each year "Justice in Action" brings together legal professionals, law students, and others to raise funds for and awareness about Mazzoni Center’s Legal Services program, which is the only program offering free legal services tailored to address the needs of low-income LGBTQ Pennsylvanians. Our program assists individuals by providing information, advice, and representation that enables them to understand their rights, use the law to protect themselves and their families, and respond to... More
This year marks the 30 th 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 directly to Mazzoni Center, or... More