The Ali Forney Center is the largest agency dedicated to LGBTQ homeless youth in the country -- assisting nearly 1,400 youth per year through 10 housing sites and a multi-purpose Drop-In Center. They provide LGBTQ young people housing and a continuum of supportive services to help them thrive and prepare them for independent living.

Bottomless Closets provides professional clothing, job readiness, and post-employment training and coaching services to women on assistance and working-poor women.

Aaron Thompson is a New York based photographer whose work focuses on architecture and the interaction of people and designed environments.  Aaron attended the School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech, and received a Bachelor of Architecture Degree in 2007. His work is influenced by his training in architecture, and the visual representation of design elements is an important part of his process.  His work has been featured in The New York Times, Vogue, and Metropolis, among other publications

DESIGN EXCHANGE partners with a wide variety of non-profits who serve senior citizens, the LGBTQ community, individuals, and families in need. Are you a potential partner? Send us a message to let us know how we can help you help others.

Want to help us? DESIGN EXCHANGE is looking for architects, interior designers, and angel investors to get involved, as well as anyone who can donate labor or supplies. Send us a message to let us know how you want to help!