Friends of PYC

Keep LGBTQ Youth on the State Agenda!

The formal network of community supporters behind the Pennsylvania Youth Congress is Friends of PYC.

We invite all those who back PYC's mission to join our greater community backing the leadership of young LGBTQ Pennsylvanians. This opportunity welcomes individuals to invest in PYC as monthly or annual cornerstone supporters. Friends of PYC may choose to be sent special updates on PYC’s work and listed in our annual report. Friends of PYC sponsor the work of the organization with a monthly pledge of at least $10 or an annual pledge of at least $120. Supporters that invest $1,000 or more our advocacy work will be known as Keystone Friends of PYC. Individuals of all ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome. The annual cycle for Friends of PYC begins each January.

As a Friend of PYC, you will have a major impact by helping PYC empower young LGBTQ leaders. PYC can rely on your continued support every month to grow even stronger across Pennsylvania.

Complete the form below and you will be directed to donate securely online! You may make one donation for the year or select the "Make this a monthly donation" option.

Alternatively, if you would like to send us a donation to become a Friend of PYC, you may do so by check payable to "The Pennsylvania Youth Congress Foundation" and sent through post mail to 413 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Empowering LGBTQ Youth in Pennsylvania is easy!

  • Your 100% tax-deductible gift will be charged either once annually or automatically every month to your credit or debit card, providing continued support for Pennsylvania LGBTQ youth advocacy.
  • Since your donation is processed online once or automatically every month, you do not have to renew — it's the easiest way to give!
  • Your once or recurring online donation is secure and flexible. You choose the amount you wish to give and you can change, or cancel, your pledge at any time.
  • Join a community of dedicated Friends of PYC from all over the state, whose contributions build the foundation for PYC’s work. For less than a monthly movie subscription, you can make a huge impact!

Friends of PYC Benefits

  • Pennsylvania Youth Congress Annual Report
    • You’ll receive a copy of the official PYC annual policy agenda and organization report, filled with helpful information on LGBTQ youth issues in Pennsylvania and detailing all of the work PYC is doing locally and in Harrisburg.
  • Special Regular Updates
    • Elect to receive insider emails on recent PYC activities and accomplishments, with special projections on developments in Harrisburg and beyond.
  • Invitations to Local Events
    • Be the first to hear about PYC events in your region! From regional social events to pride celebrations, this is a great way to meet other (PYC) supporters in your area.
  • Get the E-mails You Want!
    • We can assist you with any questions you have about your e-mail subscription and customize your communications with PYC to receive only the e-mails you want. We’ll also provide you periodic updates with important information about being a Friend of PYC.
  • Friends of PYC Stickers
    • All Friends of PYC will receive a special sticker each year of their membership. Be “Keystone Proud!”
  • PYC Canvas Tote Bag
    • Friends of PYC who donate over $300/year or $25/month will receive a fashionable canvas tote bag to show off to their friends, after their first year. This sturdy and stylish bag is perfect for carrying your books to class, holding an extra pair of sneakers after a long day at work, and sunny trips down the shore, all while showing off your Pennsylvania LGBTQ youth pride!

*bags are sent out once a year to manage shipping and hcosts