OSWEGO, NY: Queens for a Cause, a local all-volunteer organization, recently held a drag show at the American Foundry in Oswego with proceeds donated to the VOW Foundation.
The organization, founded by Gary and Thomas Nunez-Smith, hold 10 Drag Shows per year as fundraisers for various community organizations and charities.
These events are run completely by volunteers and the performers donate their time and resources, no one is paid.
The first event of 2018 was held in January and raised more than $1,900 for the VOW Foundation.
“This is a great volunteer organization that partners with local community charities to help raise funds. The events are fun and very well attended with all proceeds helping the Oswego County community,” said Teresa Woolson, President of the VOW Foundation.
The VOW Foundation is a local non-profit organization with a mission of education and advocating about synthetic drugs and addiction.
Queens for a Cause is also part of the Oswego Pride Committee, which organizes the annual Oswego Pride Festival and other LGBT event in the area.
Gary Nunez-Smith is the owner of Gary’s Tailoring To Go and Thomas is the food manager at Fastrac in Mexico.
Past sponsorships by the organization include Lakeside Winterguard, Toys for Tots, Relay for Life, AIDS Walk, Oswego YMCA Skate Park, Humane Society of CNY, the Trevor Project and the Oswego Pop Warner Cheerleaders and Football.
For more information or to contact Gary or Thomas of Queens for a Cause, please visit www.oswegopride.com.
For more information about the VOW Foundation, please visit www.vow-foundation.org