Join the British Consulate-General Atlanta in Supporting LNFY at Atlanta Pride

The UK is one of the most progressive countries in Europe for LGBT rights and equality, with more than 60 annual Pride events held in cities across the UK, and an additional 16 cities across the US. 2017 Atlanta Pride marks the fourth year the British Consulate-General Atlanta will participate in the festivities. In fact, it’s the only foreign mission in Atlanta to take part. On Sunday, 15 October, join us for breakfast, the parade march, and a post-parade reception.

LNFY Invites the Public to Visit the New Youth Center

(Atlanta, Georgia) – Over the last year, Lost-n-Found Youth’s drop-in Youth Center serving homeless LGBTQ youth has been operating beyond capacity in a tiny space. According to Executive Director, Rick Westbrook, a primary goal for 2017 was to expand the Youth Center to be able to meet the growing need. Now, this dream will be realized as LNFY opens a new, expanded Youth Center on Lambert Drive.

Camping Event Seeks to Raise $10,000 for Homeless Youth

A Weekend Beyond the Ordinary (AWBTO) is a four-day camping festival celebrating inclusion, self-expression, and joy that seeks to raise $10,000 for Lost-n-Found Youth (LNFY), an organization that serves homeless LGBTQI youth in Atlanta. The event will be held June 15-19, 2017, at The River’s Edge, a campground near Bowman, Georgia, and will feature DJs playing a variety of musical genres, dancing by the pool, a tie dye clinic, an epic Holi powder vs. water balloons battle, and black light body painting, among other festivities. Anyone 21+ of any sexual orientation is welcome.

Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia Awards Grant to LNFY

Today the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia (ECF) announces it will grant $70,000 to four organizations that are lifting people from poverty and oppression in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. The grants – which go into effect this month – will be made to Crossroads Ministries, Inc.; Emmaus House; the Housing Initiative of North Fulton, Inc./HomeStretch; and Lost-n-Found Youth.

Lost-n-Found To Open New Thrift Shop in Norcross

Lost-n-Found needs your help with this endeavor! We are looking for people to help us paint the new digs April 1, 2017. We are looking for individuals and groups to come volunteer to help us make the new space as beautiful as possible. Come get the first peek at the new place, and know that your time and effort will directly help LNFY programming and the youth they serve.

Thriving Children Event Raises Funds for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

(Atlanta, Georgia) – More than 300 guests attended the seventh annual Thriving Children Fashion Show and Gala on April 29th benefiting Lost-n-Found Youth. The event raised more than $103,000, with just at $66,000 directly benefiting Lost-n-Found Youth.

Hosted and produced by Steve Hightower of the Steve Hightower Hair Salon & Day Spa, with special emcee Karen Greer, Thriving Children was held in the Egyptian Ballroom at the Fox Theatre and featured special performances by the Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus Panache Ensemble, Sentimental Journey Orchestra, and international Cher impersonator, Chad Michaels.