AIDS Memorial Quilt Panel-Making Workshops

AIDS Memorial Quilt Panel-Making Workshops

Posted November 23rd, 2019 in Events ,News.

You don’t have to be an artist or sewing expert to create a moving personal tribute remembering a life lost to AIDS, but you do have to make a panel in order to add a name to The Quilt. Panels might be created using paint, needlework, iron-on transfers, quilted, handmade appliqués, etc. Any remembrance is […]

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Youth Steering Committee- Teens wanted!

Youth Steering Committee- Teens wanted!

Posted April 11th, 2019 in News.

The Youth Steering Committee provides a fun and safe space for LGBTQIA teens, ages 14-18, to volunteer their time. These volunteering hours can be used for both high school and college credit. The committee provides opportunities for leadership, community organization, peer education, creativity and event planning. We are currently working on setting up a PRIDE […]

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Seeds of Healing Red Ribbon Event  – Dec 1st

Seeds of Healing Red Ribbon Event – Dec 1st

Posted October 27th, 2019 in Events ,News.

Seeds of Healing, a local organization that provides HIV awareness and empowers affected women to self-manage their HIV medical care, will hold their annual Red Ribbon event with Dr. Sabrina T. Cherry, Assistant Professor of Public Health Studies at UNCW, delivering the keynote address. This event will also be held at the Cameron Art Museum. […]

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Nov 6th, 9th, 13th and 17th – Quilt Wilmington Docent Training

Nov 6th, 9th, 13th and 17th – Quilt Wilmington Docent Training

Posted October 13th, 2019 in Events ,News.

We are actively seeking docents for all venues of our AIDS Awareness Project: Bringing the Quilt to Wilmington. The Quilt has redefined the tradition of quilt-making in response to contemporary circumstances. A memorial, a tool for education and a work of art, the Quilt is a unique creation, an uncommon and uplifting response to the […]

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SAGE Day of Advocacy

SAGE Day of Advocacy

Posted March 18th, 2019 in News.

March 13th marks the first annual SAGE Day of Advocacy! SAGE is working for change and today LGBTGQI older adults including those living with HIV and their allies rallied together speaking directly to members of Congress in DC. Shelly O’Rourke was with the SAGE Wilmington contingency and met with many including Cory Booker. We had […]

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Tidal Creek is Rounding Up at the Register

Tidal Creek is Rounding Up at the Register

Posted March 5th, 2019 in Events ,News.

Tidal Creek is Rounding Up at the Register for the Frank Harr Foundation!!! For the months of March and April when you shop at Tidal Creek you can round up to the nearest dollar (or add on as much as you want), and your donation will go to the Frank Harr Foundation. Big thanks to […]

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Help LGBTQ+ Seniors Stay in Their Homes

Help LGBTQ+ Seniors Stay in Their Homes

Posted February 18th, 2019 in News.

SAGE Wilmington and Aging in Place have received a grant to help LGBTQ+ seniors and our straight senior allies remain in their own homes for the rest of their lives. The project is called SAGENet Wilmington – a joint program of Aging in Place and the Frank Harr Foundation. Are you a long-time resident wanting […]

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Upcoming LGBTQ+ Events

Upcoming LGBTQ+ Events

Posted February 15th, 2019 in Events ,News.

Our Events Calendar is the place to check out events relevant to our LGBTQIA Community. Have one you’d like listed? Great! Simply reach out and we’ll make sure to add your event to our calendar. Spread the word!

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Florence Volunteers and Donations Needed

Florence Volunteers and Donations Needed

Posted September 28th, 2018 in News.

In response to the devastation of Hurricane Florence, the Frank Harr Foundation will be working with partners to recruit and place volunteers where they are needed in this time of crisis for many people in the community. If you would like to volunteer or if you are in need of assistance, please Contact Us. If […]

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Postponed: Website Launch Party

Postponed: Website Launch Party

Posted September 24th, 2018 in Events ,News.

The Frank Harr Board of Directors has decided to postpone our Website Launch Party scheduled for Oct, 11th until a later date. This year is the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day, which is observed on October 11th, and is an annual celebration of coming out, designed by its founders to raise awareness of […]

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