Making a Difference

Hello all! First, I want to say thank you for clicking on this link. There are times when folks want to make some form of contribution but don’t know how or where, or maybe their personal circumstances don’t allow much room for doing as much as they would like. Well on this page, you’ll find a simple way to make a difference in someone’s life.

Below is a list of authors with titles whose royalties contribute to various charities, from Cancer research to homeless LGBT Youth. By purchasing any of these titles, you’re making a contribution. No matter how big or how small, every little bit helps, so thank you.


♥ Hope & Love Anthology – All royalties go to the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center in Milwaukee, WI to help with their library and their Teen and Young Adult support programs. – Available here.

Sue Brown The Sky is Dead – Royalties go to The Albert Kennedy Trust (a UK charity supporting LGBT homeless youth). Available here.

♥ Kim Fielding – The Ennek Series (Stasis, Flux, & Equipoise)- Royalties go to Doctors Without Borders – Available here.

♥ Zahra OwensYou Can Choose Your Friends – $1.20 goes to It Gets Better Project – Available here.

♥ Jake WellsA White Coat is My Closet – All royalties go to the Homeless Youth Project at the LA Gay and Lesbian Center. Available here.

♥ Lou SylvreYes – Royalties go to the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center – Available here.

♥ Brandon Shire – 10% of all book sales go toward Lost-n-Found Atlanta & GLBT Advocacy & Youth Services Alabama – Available here.

♥ Ross A. McCoubreyOne Boy’s Shadow – Royalties go to The Youth Project – Available here.

♥ Kari GreggForeshock – Royalties go to the Trevor Project – Available here.

♥ Deanna DiLorenzo – Tell Me – 10% of sales during first year go to help support LGBT Youth – Available here.

♥ Suzie Carr – A portion of book sales go to Hearts United for Animals & the NOH8 Campaign

♥ Ryan KentHighest Office – A portion of proceeds goes to Marriage Equality – Available here.

♥ Coffey BrownBrookLyn’s Journey – 10% of proceeds go to LGBT homeless youth – Available here.


If you would like to be added to this list or have someone you would like to add, please leave a comment below, or you can email me at charlie@charliecochet.com

** Please note, you don’t have to be an author to be added to the list. If you’re a cover artist, photographer, or anyone who donates proceeds of their services toward a charity, you’re are more than welcome to be added to the list.


There are many organizations out there dedicated to providing help and support to the LGBTQ community, making a huge difference in people’s lives. if you or someone you know needs help or support, please get in contact with one of these amazing groups.


trevor logo 100The Trevor Project provides crisis interventions and suicide prevention through a safe, supportive, and positive environment. They offer a nationwide 24/7 counseling hotline, a confidential Q&A forum, Online Chat, and social networking community for LGBTQ youth.If you need support, please call the Trevor Lifeline: 866 488 7386
It Gets Better Project 100It Gets Better Project reaches out to LGBTQ teens, showing them that not only are they not alone, but they can have (and have a right to) lead happy lives. With over 50,000 videos created by everyone from celebrities to activists, the It Gets Better Project offers hope and inspiration through caring and understanding.
noh8logo 100NoH8 promotes marriage, gender and human equality through an incredible visual protest, as well as social media, and education.
PFLAG100PFLAG provides support for not only the LGBTQ community, but for their families and friends. Through education and advocacy, they seek to end discrimination and ensure a brighter, better future of equality.
straight for equality100Straight for Equality offers allies of the LGBTQ community various ways in which they can help to make a difference. Even the smallest step taken can make a great impact.

Help for LGBT homeless Youth

US – Lost-n-Found Youth, Inc. – Atlanta

US – Pridelines Youth ServicesSouth Florida

UK – The Albert Kennedy Trust

 


GLBT NEAR ME.org – National GLBT National Resource Database – Just use your zip code to find the closest community centers or youth groups near you.


Find a list of authors whose royalties from their books contribute to charities here.

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