Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Juneteenth and More
Learn About and Support Nonprofits through Our Promise
As the season shifts to summer, we find not only the colors of nature in bloom but also the rainbow colors of the LGBTQ+ Pride flag. Learn more about the nonprofits that provide resources for the various causes highlighted in June. State workers have an opportunity to celebrate and support causes by making a monthly payroll donation through Our Promise.
Please remember that Our Promise donors are able to make a donation to ANY nonprofit with a 501(c)(3) status. To learn how to create your Our Promise account, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please know that Our Promise donors are able to make a donation to ANY nonprofit with a 501(c)(3) status.
National Cancer Survivors Day (June 6)
National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration for those who have survived, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community.
Juneteenth (June 19th)
Juneteenth - also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day – is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
LGBTQ+ Pride Month
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. What began as “Gay Pride Day” has now become a month-long observance with millions of participants around the world to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.
Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias worldwide.
- Click here to find Certified Nonprofits that provide resources for people with Alzheimer’s disease
- Click here to find Certified Nonprofits that provide resources for people with brain injuries
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month
According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, people living with PTSD—whether they are Veterans or civilian survivors of sexual assault, serious accidents, natural disasters, or other traumatic events—need to know that treatments really do work and can lead to a better quality of life.
Please remember that Our Promise donors are able to make a donation to ANY nonprofit with a 501(c)(3) status. Find thousands of other nonprofit organizations certified through Our Promise. Find more here.