Inside Out Youth Services is the only nonprofit organization serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning youth (LGBTQ+) in El Paso County and southeastern Colorado — and we’ve proudly done it for over 30 years! There is no such thing as insufficient support or insignificant help: ALL that you do matters to the youth, volunteers, and staff of Inside Out. Please make a contribution today to educate, advocate for, and empower LGBTQ+ youth!
The Giving Rainbow is a program of Inside Out Youth Services to increase program support through sustainable giving, and we hope you’ll consider being a GEM by Giving Every Month! A recurring gift at any level is meaningful, as are your efforts to champion our work, invite others to learn about who we are and what we do, and to attend events! Thank you for your support of LGBTQ+ youth and Inside Out!
Provides snacks for our youth for our weekly Rec Night programming, which build community online and in our youth center.
Gives one LGBTQ+ young person access to a year of IOYS programs and events, all contributing to the reduction of suicide risk.
Provides half a dozen sessions of private professional mental health counseling for one LGBTQ+ youth and their family.
Provides one year’s worth of transportation for our youth, allowing them to access to our programs, succeed in work and school, and obtain vital health and wellness services from local providers.
Covers one month of rent for our offices and community center, which provided safe space and meaningful programming for more than 350 youth in 2019.
Covers the hard costs of our annual Queer Prom, an inclusive event that brings together more than 400 youth to dance, laugh, and celebrate together in a safe, judgement-free space.
Your tax-deductible gift to Inside Out Youth Services directly supports LGBTQ+ youth in the Pikes Peak region. Together, we are making our mission a reality: to advocate for and alongside LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24, building confidence, community resilience, and empowering them to meet their full potential as healthy and happy community members and leaders.
Inside Out Youth Services
223 North Wahsatch Avenue Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
We have both an Amazon Wishlist and are part of Amazon Smile, where Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
When you give monthly to Community Shares, you are joining the 250,000 Coloradans who are engaged in incremental giving. For every $1 you invest in Community Shares, the organization sends out $15 to its shared community.
Learn more about the impact your donation has on our LGBTQ+ youth.
Annual Giving Events
The Chandler Family
The Colorado Springs Independent
The Downtown Dentist
Finch & Gable Real Estate
Dr. Alan and Joy Garscadden
Gold Hill Mesa
The Greenberg Center for Learning and Tolerance
Southern Colorado Health Network
Help us build access, equity and power for LGBTQ+ youth.
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