May Calendar of Events at Marin’s Spahr Center

Supporting Marin County LGBT Seniors

The Spahr Center has an active Senior Program, and has formed a wonderful community of senior participants. Historically, we have offered two well-attended in-person Senior Discussion Groups, a monthly Mixer and quarterly luncheon. In response to Covid-19, we are now holding discussion groups twice a week over Zoom… Read the entire here
Sex and COVID-19

Questions abound about sex in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Out of our sense of duty to help keep our communities safe not just from sexually transmitted diseases, but other harmful pathogens, please read our somewhat graphic thoughts hereas applicable. 
Virtual Pride 2020

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency, The Spahr Center will not be holding its Annual Pride Picnic on Saturday, June 20. We will miss seeing many of you for that wonderful afternoon of togetherness and visibility. We are pleased to announce on Thursday, June 18 at 6:00 pm, we will hold our first ever Virtual Pride Celebration! Read more here
*Virtual* Support and Discussion Groups

Here is a current list of our social support and discussion groups happening virtually on Zoom for the month of May. For more information please click on any title or contact Bri at bsilva@thespahrcenter.org or call 415-886-8554

Spanish Language Support Group for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS – Every Monday 5 – 6 pm on Zoom.

LGBT Senior Discussion Groups – Monday evenings 7 – 8 pm and Thursday afternoons 12:30 – 2 pm on Zoom.

Caregiver/Parent Support Groups – 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings 7 – 9 pm on Zoom

.Queer and Transgender Support Group – Every Thursday evening 7 – 9 pm on Zoom

.Thriving in Marin – Every Tuesday afternoon 1 – 2 pm on Zoom.

Trans Community Group – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 7:30 – 9 pm on Zoom.
Our LGBTQ Youth drop-in groups have gone virtual! Click 
here for more information, meeting dates and times.Our Syringe Access Program is an essential service and most of our sites remain open. Click here to see our weekly schedule. 
The Spahr Center 5th Anniversary CelebrationWe are honored by the generosity of donors to The Spahr Center’s 5th Anniversary Fund, who contributed a total of $18,500 in much-needed support for our programs and services. 
VisionariesBioMarinHorizons FoundationSid Hartman & Miguel Ruelas AdvocatesWhitney Hoyt & Miranda Kolbe True FriendsBob & Ruth DellChrist Presbyterian ChurchDana Van GorderDenny DavidGay Men of Marin (GMOM)Sara M. Taylor, AttorneyVicki MartiWing S. Wong
Having cancelled our planned May 30 Anniversary fundraising event, it is still important that we reach our fundraising goal of $25,000. We welcome our Spahrkle readers to make additional donations to our Anniversary Fund, especially as we conduct extensive outreach to our youth, senior and HIV-positive clients to assure they are doing well and have their most basic needs met during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thank you for considering a gift today!
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