Leffler Foundation Inc

1500+ LGBTQ Homeless Youth In Louisville 

If 17,000 Young People Are Disconnected, And We Accept That The Courier Journal Reported Correctly That 23% Of Those Are Homeless, And We Apply From Multiple Studies That LGBTQ Youth Make Up 40% Of That Population :

Louisville, KY has 1,500+ Homeless LGBTQ Youth.  Existing Shelters Lack Inclusion And Respect. Some Have Signs Up Turning Them Away.

1500 Homeless ... Many More Nearly Homeless

Survival Sex Keeps Them Sheltered

Substance Abuse Helps Them Forget

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41% Are Sex Trafficking Victims

Not the way they choose to live. They will get arrested as criminals.

16 - 17 Average Age

Average age that LGBTQ Homeless Youth enter Sex Trafficking

70% More Likely To Engage In Survival Sex

Literally have no other way to survive.

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Our Fundraising Plans

Stabilize, Invest, Opportunity, Healing

We have a massive problem in Louisville but we have a plan to help as many as we can with housing, technology training, technology access, career opportunities and an inclusive community.

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Tech Education & GED Prep

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Career Opportunities

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Homeless LGBTQ Youth In Louisville
About LGBTQ Homelessness

Other Cities Have Stepped Up

Louisville Still Fails To Offer Safe Shelter

More and more young people are coming out of the closet today.  Sadly huge numbers are rejected by their families and forced into homelessness.

Louisville, KY attracts homeless youth throughout the state, making it the center of Kentucky's LGBTQ Youth Homeless Crisis

This is a common story among LGBTQ homeless.

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501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation

LFI is a tech training nonprofit that stabilizes homeless youth and offers an opportunity