Support Peter’s Place RVA

As many of us know, substance use and misuse affects the LGBTQIA community at extremely high rates. Studies show that 30% of LGBTQIA individuals use substances. This number is extremely high compared to the 9% of our straight, cisgender peers who use substances. People in the LGBTQIA community are 9.5 times more likely to use heroin than their cisgender, heterosexual peers. Clearly, LGBTQIA folks seeking recovery lack the care that they need. The traditional support that most recovery organizations offer does not meet the specific needs of marginalized groups. This brings me to why we need your help. Accessible housing and informed care is crucial in providing services to individuals seeking recovery support. Unfortunately, LGBTQIA folks often face barriers to both housing AND compassionate care. We’ve watched many suffer without the resources to live a quality life in recovery. We believe everyone deserves equal access and care. So we decided to start an organization that will provide support and housing for those who lack these resources. We created Peter’s Place RVA, a recovery organization that will provide support, resources, and housing for LGBTQIA individuals seeking recovery support in Richmond, Virginia. We’re a very new organization with limited funds, and we’re asking for support to help cover basic start-up costs. Peter’s Place RVA is committed to enhancing the lives of LGBTQIA individuals seeking recovery. We need your help to be able to supply this much-needed level of care. By supporting us, you support those who do not yet have access to safe, affirming resources. Please stay tuned for updates and the launching of our Facebook page. With gratitude, Peter’s Place RVA

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  • Frida Oskarsdottir 
    • $40 
    • 19 d
  • Shelly Young 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • DeVo'na Anita Spencer 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Megan Sharkey 
    • $15 
    • 1 mo
  • Amanda Romano 
    • $15 
    • 1 mo
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Fundraising team: Fundraising team (3)

Shauntelle Hammonds 
Organizer
Raised $892 from 24 donations
Richmond, VA
Gabriel Arrington 
Team member
Raised $95 from 4 donations
Evan Peters 
Team member
Raised $50 from 1 donation
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