Time Out Youth


EIN: 56-1755564

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Our Cause

Our Mission and Purpose: Time Out Youth offers support, advocacy and opportunities for personal development and social interaction to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, ages 11 through 20, in the greater Charlotte, NC, area.

We will:  

  • Provide a safe environment for LGBTQ youth and their allies by fostering interaction, learning and affirmation.
  • Build a youth’s self-concept to its fullest potential through uniquely targeted programming.
  • Offer diverse opportunities for group activities that are open to all and closed to none.
  • Promote awareness, understanding, acceptance and inclusion for LGBTQ youth.


Time Out Youth

*Ranges calculated below based on payroll deductions from 24-26 total paychecks in a year.

How Your Workplace Donations & Matching Gifts Make a Difference:

$100 - $250

Total Annual Pledge

($5 - $10 per pay period)

$100 Provides LGBTQ cultural competency training for 25 teachers, social workers, police officers or other youth service providers.


$250 - $650

Total Annual Pledge

($15 - $25 per pay period)


$780 - $1300

Total Annual Pledge

($30 - $50 per pay period)


Our Stories

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month 2024

May 9, 2024

In honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan – considered the tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States – each…

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Helping LGBTQ Youth Thrive in the Face of Adversity

July 13, 2016

LGBTQ youth face higher rates of bullying, discrimination, and homelessness than their non LGBTQ peers. The recent attempts to withhold rights from transgender students in…

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Study: LGBT Adults Have Better Self Esteem, Less Depression If They Came Out In School

February 18, 2015

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have better self esteem and less depression as young adults if they…

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