Amazon Smile!

Hello again!

We are happy to announce that PFLAG Coeur d’Alene is now an official charity listed with Amazon Smile! This is an easy way for you to help us fund-raise with purchases you were going to make anyway! With all the online holiday shopping you’re already doing, it’s simple to add PFLAG Coeur d’Alene as your favorite charity and have a percentage of your eligible purchase donated to our programs.

Simply go to smile.amazon.com and sign in with your Amazon ID. In “choose your charity”, search for PFLAG Coeur d’Alene and you will find us. Select and that’s it! Shop Amazon like you regularly would– the prices are exactly the same, but when you check out, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the subtotal (pre-tax and shipping) to our group.

To learn more, go here.

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The Rebranding of PFLAG (and how it affects us)

Last week, not only did PFLAG National swear in a new Board President (the dedicated Jean Hodges— welcome!!) but an announcement has also been made regarding the “change” to PFLAG’s official name. When the organization was founded by Jeanne Manford in 1972, its name was created as an acronym for “Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays”. A trans-inclusive stance was officially adopted in 1998, and the name will now reflect that. For the sake of historical importance and identity, we will still be called PFLAG, there will no longer be a definition attached that excludes a particular group of the LGBTQ community.

Read the full article by The Blade here.

Welcome to the NEW PFLAG!