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Give the Gift of the Great Outdoors to Trans Youth

When you donate to or sponsor Transcending Adolescence, you're doing more than just supporting a nonprofit organization. You're letting trans youth know you believe in them and that you want to help provide a safe, supportive environment and program that enables them to develop the mental and emotional tools they need to thrive.

Why Your Support Matters

40%

LGBTQ youth who report having at least one accepting adult were 40% less likely to report a suicide attempt in the past year (Source: Accepting Adults Reduce Suicide Attempts Among LGBTQ Youth)

73%

of LGBTQ youth report experiencing symptoms of anxiety (Source: 2022 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health)

83%

of transgender and nonbinary youth said that they have worried about transgender people being denied the ability to play sports due to state or local laws (Source: 2022 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health)

After Attending Our Program:

75%

of campers who responded to our post camp survey stated that they found campfire conversations helpful

25%

of campers who responded to our post camp survey stated they felt less anxious

50%

of campers who responded to our post camp survey stated they had less suicidal thoughts

75%

of campers who responded to our post camp survey stated they felt more prepared to handle transphobia

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Ways to Give

Make a Donation

Making a monetary gift to Transcending Adolescence is the most direct, impactful way to support us. Whether you make a one-time contribution or generously set up a recurring donation, you're making a big difference for transgender youth.

Support Young Trans People
While we continue to fundraise, we are renting our facilities. Your donations support our vision and provide campership dollars for youth who attend our retreats. Please join us in supporting trans and non-binary teens in becoming RESILIENT.
Select a donation amount:

Thank you for helping us make a difference!

Sponsor a Camper

We are hoping to make our next Resilience Retreat easily accessible for everyone who wants to attend, so we are asking for your help with sponsoring camperships this year. If you're able, please select one of the following contribution options so we can get as many campers as the facility will allow!

Campership Sponsoring

We are looking to make this year's Resilience Retreat easily accessible for everyone who wants to come so we are asking for your help with funding camperships this year. If you're able, please select one of the following contribution options so we can get as many campers as the facility will allow! 

Please note these camperships cover the costs of general operations expenses that are required to successfully run camp. These expenses include, but are not limited to, facility costs, insurance, staffing, and certifications for staff members.

Select a donation amount:

Thank you for helping us make a difference!

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Become a Sponsor

Becoming a sponsor helps us cover necessary operating and administrative costs, supports programming and activities and sets the foundation for us to serve more youth in the future. Please contact christina@transcendingadolescence.org to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

 

Partnership Spectrum

 

  • Supporter: $0-$2,499

  • Ally: $2,500-$4,999

  • Partner: $5,000+

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Partner Agencies

Special thanks to the following community organizations and agencies that have partnered with, sponsored, donated to and supported Transcending Adolescence!

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