News & Updates

Yards Projects Reveal Showcase to Benefit West 117 Foundation

The West 117 Foundation, Inc. was established in 2020 with a mission to provide leadership to Cleveland’s LGBTQ+ community to raise private sector funds, steward the assets received, and make grants in support of entrepreneurship, arts, culture, health and human services, and other relevant programs. From rental subsidies to arts and cultural programming to entrepreneurship […]

Thrift shop provides trans, nonbinary people with clothing, community

Margie’s Closet opened on June 5 to help transgender, non-binary and gender-expansive people buy clothing at an affordable cost. Located in Ohio, Margie’s Closet is the first thrift shop in the state designed to help the transgender community by offering clothing and emotional support. The store, founded by the organization Margie’s Hope, sells an extensive […]