ALSO Youth is a local organization that empowers LGBTQIA youth, their allies and families through advocacy, leadership, and support outreach.



Feeding Empty Little Tummies is dedicated to feeding Manatee County’s most needy – homeless students – one backpack at a time! FELT provides food for backpacks so that these children have food over the weekend.


Mothers Helping Mothers serves as a resource umbrella for all organizations to participate in helping  moms and families rise above the poverty level. Most of them are about one catastrophe from falling through the cracks, and Mothers Helping Mothers helps band-aid that, while teaching them skills they can use throughout their lives.



Prism Youth Initiative is dedicated to supporting, affirming, encouraging, and empowering the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth ages 13-23 of Manatee County. We are committed to doing this in an environment that is safe, hospitable, warm and welcoming.