[Womoz] Lyon Martin Health Services - Fundraising request/proposal

Majken Connor majken at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 03:06:39 CEST 2011


I think this is a wonderful idea, and I think it's a great idea to donate as
the community as people and not as the organization.  Will you be setting up
a place to organize donations? I couldn't help much myself but I'd be very
happy to help pass on any links to my friends.

-Lucy

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 4:42 PM, Lukas Blakk <lsblakk at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Thank you Atul! Every bit helps - you're awesome :)
>
>
> On 10/13/11 1:31 PM, Atul Varma wrote:
>
>> Ugh. Sorry, didn't mean to reply to the list there.
>>
>> On Thu Oct 13 13:30:40 2011, Atul Varma wrote:
>>
>>> It's not much, but I can put $20 in...
>>>
>>> On Thu Oct 13 11:22:29 2011, Lukas Blakk wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello All,
>>>>
>>>> This 'ask' is close to my heart as this is my own health clinic as well
>>>> as the clinic that serves a very under-served population in San Francisco.
>>>> Here's a little snippet about the clinic
>>>>
>>>> /Lyon-Martin Health Services (LMHS) began as the only clinic in
>>>> the world specifically for lesbians. LMHS has a 30-year history of
>>>> providing culturally competent healthcare in a sensitive and
>>>> caring environment. The clinic has evolved to now serve a unique
>>>> blend of underserved women, lesbians, and transgender patients.
>>>> LMHS is a nationally recognized model for serving these
>>>> communities and provides training for healthcare professionals and
>>>> to other community clinics.
>>>> /
>>>>
>>>> Recently Lyon Martin was on the verge of closure because of financial
>>>> burdens and they have managed, through intensive community fundraising in
>>>> SF, to come back from the risk of extinction. However the fundraising
>>>> efforts must continue and recently my friend Pike, who is on the board at
>>>> Lyon Martin approached me to find out if Mozilla could get involved as a
>>>> sponsor for an upcoming fundraising event.
>>>>
>>>> While I don't think that the clinic or the event line up with Mozilla's
>>>> mission I do think that maybe the clinic's goals and good work line up with
>>>> some of our personal and political interests - supporting women's well-being
>>>> and providing health care to under-served populations.
>>>>
>>>> I am proposing gathering up donations from any Mozillians who are
>>>> interested and presenting that to Pike, and Lyon Martin, on behalf of
>>>> Mozillians instead of on behalf of Mozilla itself.
>>>>
>>>> I'm attaching the information I have about the fundraising request and
>>>> if you're interested in donating as part of a group of Mozillians please let
>>>> me know right away. I'd like to have a completed group donation by the end
>>>> of next week to send off to the organization.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Lukas
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> This body part will be downloaded on demand.
>>>>
>>>
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