LGBT Compassion in Action

RWF is the world's first and only all-volunteer, LGBT- based humanitarian aid organization. Our mission is to promote peace, unity and hope by leading the LGBT movement in participating in humanitarian relief efforts. RWF has donated over $4.1 million of life saving aid.

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Dear Friends,

Rainbow World Fund has learned that in addition to providing humanitarian aid it is equally important to foster a spirit of hope in people's lives. Hope is essential to our survival, our healing our humanity.
Celebrate Hope With Us

Please join us at the 11th annual RWF World Tree of Hope lighting ceremony and party at San Francisco City Hall
on Wednesday, December 7 from 5:30-8pm. Admission is FREE!

This year's tree is being dedicated the the victims and survivors of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. Our special guests of honor are Orlando Pulse survivors Ilka Reyes and Martha & Daniel Alvears. In the attack the attacked that claimed 49 lives Ilka survived nine shots and Mayra and Daniel Alvear lost their beloved daughter Amanda.

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Event Details: A concert by the Grammy winning San Francisco Boys Chorus ● Emcees Cheryl Jennings and Donna Sachet ● Orlando Pulse night club survivors Ilka Reyes and Mayra Alvear will speak and light tree ● Mayor Ed Lee and Consul General of Jun Yamada will exchange peace cranes● Interfaith Consul Director Michael Pappas will lead a healing ritual ● Rev. Debra Johnson ● The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will bless the t
ree ● Veronica Klaus and Tammy Hall with perform ● and much more!

Be part of this unique symbol of global unity!

1 Minute Video of the RWF World Tree of Hope being decorated.

The RWF World Tree of Hope is a holiday tree at decorated with thousands of white origami cranes, each containing written notes of hope & peace from children and individuals from around the world. The tree is a gift from members of the LGBT community to the world - given to inspire hope and promote peace, love and humanitarianism.

Wishes from world leaders to school children, from San Francisco to Sir Lanka, make the RWF World Tree of Hope a powerful expression of people coming together to create a better world.

Be part of this unique symbol of global unity! Send us your wish, we'll turn it into an origami crane and put it on The World Tree of Hope. We are adding wishes to the tree throughout December. 

Happy Holidays,

J eff Cotter,
Executive Director