Persad Center

Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ Communities and Their Allies

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Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-impacted Communities


SPICE Benefit Dinner

Posted August 28th, 2018

PERSAD Benefit Dinner Hosted by Eleven Contemporary Kitchen

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Coming to PERSAD Center

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances

Posted May 8th, 2018
Amy Ellis Nutt

Thanks to all who registered, but due to unforeseen circumstances, the June 7 event has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule for the Fall of 2018. 

Matter of Balance Classes Help Prevent Falls

Award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels

Posted April 3rd, 2018
Balance glass graduates

Worried about falling? Concerned about balance? 

Take the Pennsylvania LGBT Health Survey

Help improve LGBT health for our community

Posted March 26th, 2018
Take the 2018 PA health survey

The 2018 LGBT Health Needs Assessment

Coffee & Conversation Gets a Boost

AARP Pennsylvania provides financial support

Posted February 22nd, 2018
Coffee & Conversation

PERSAD Center’s Coffee & Conversation is a free weekly get-together for LGBT seniors (55+).

Mrs. Eda Bagel & Friends Triumph at Ace Hotel

Benefit raises over $5,800 for PERSAD Center

Posted February 22nd, 2018
Eda Bagel

On February 3, the Ace Hotel was packed with adoring fans of Mrs. Eda Bagel, returning to Pittsburgh from her home in Colorado, in a special benefit performance for PERSAD Center.

They Found Happiness – Because You Helped

Make a tax-deductible gift and help PERSAD serve the LGBTQ communities with life-changing care. 

Posted December 18th, 2017
Support PERSAD Center

With your support PERSAD Center will be here to help