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Donate to YFT

There are several ways that you can give to Youth First Texas!  Youth First Texas is a unique organization serving the LGBTQ youth of our community. It is the only organization of its kind serving youth up to 22 years old in our area.  Having just celebrated our 10th anniversary, please consider helping us continue to provide social services, educational opportunities, leadership development and recreational programs to this very worthwhile and much needed cause.

Regardless of which option you choose, your donation to Youth First Texas will have a positive impact on the youth we support and we thank you!


Become a Donor Using WePay and your Credit or Debit Card

Giving the Gift of a Positive Future! Youth First Texas offers several ways for you to make your tax deductible donations to help the LGBTQA youth of North Texas.  If you prefer to make a one time donation using your credit card, click here to access our secure server. Clicking this link will take you to our WePay page that allows you to securely send a donation to Youth First Texas using your credit card or checking account.  You can make a 1 time donation or a monthly donation.

If you prefer to donate by check, please make checks payable to “Youth First Texas” and mail to: Youth First Texas, 3824 Cedar Springs Road #569, Dallas, TX, 75219.

You can also sponsor an event directly:

  • Friday Family Dinner – $60 or just $5.00 per month
  • Sponsor Training for Outside Organizations (materials) – $250 or $20.83 per month
  • Sponsor a Volunteer Training (10 per year) – $400 or $34.00 per month
  • Sponsor a Youth Dance – $500 or $42.00 per month
  • Sponsor Thanksgiving Dinner – $500 or $42.00 per month.
  • Sponsor the Youth Center for a Week  – $600 or $50.00 per month
  • Sponsor the Pride Parade Float (September) – $750 or $63.00 per month

As we enter the second quarter of 2012,  Youth First Texas has set metrics for funding our programs and services for Dallas’ LGBTQ youth and their allies.  We are using WePay to collect, manage and track donations.   No donation is too small or too large– and whether it’s a dollar or a hundred thousand dollars, every one of them counts.

Money raised in this campaign furthers all aspects of Youth First Texas and will help us surpass the services and programs provided in 2011.

Unable to make a donation today, and you believe in the importance of the services of Youth First Texas– post our campaign on Facebook or send a tweet.  By doing so you show your friends that the services of Youth First Texas are something you believe in.

Support Youth First Texas! Donate TODAY!


Become a Sustaining Donor Using PayPal

YFT relies greatly on its Sustaining Donor program for funding of current and future projects. With our Sustaining Donor program, YFT asks for a commitment of 3 years. With a strong base of Sustaining Donors, YFT is able to provide for current youth programs, as well as plan for much needed additional programs.  Join our Sustained Giving Program through PayPal to ensure services for LGBT youth through weekly, monthly, and annual donation plans. YFT uses Paypal to securely process your sustaining contributions. Click here to view our Sustaining Donor options.


YFT Wish List

For special, current or immediate needs please email or check out our Wish List.


Become a Presenter

Youth First Texas is always looking for presentations for our youth that are related to our mission, vision, and values.  If you would like to give a presentation at Youth First Texas, please send an email to  Please note that we require all board members, staff members, volunteers, and presenters who will interact directly with youth go through a criminal background check to facilitate and ensure the safe space part of our mission.  The background authorization form can be downloaded here.