Diana Foundation News
The Diana Foundation signed its official agreement with the University of Houston’s MD Anderson Library Special Collections to establish The Diana Foundation Historic Archive. Historical Diana documents, video, and memorabilia will be donated to the archive and be shared with the general public for research purposes.  Thanks to the extraordinary services of the University, materials will be preserved and digitized. The archive will become its own subsection of the University’s overall LGBT History Research Collection.
 
Legacy Community Health announced the details for their 15th annual Mint Julep: Dream Girls and Guys, slated for Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Rich’s Houston. Doors open at 2:00 p.m., and the show runs from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Diana Foundation will be honored as Miss Mint Julep for the organization’s contributions to the Houston community. 
The Diana Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization recognized as the oldest continuously active gay organization in the United States, has announced Alex Newell, singing sensation from the Fox hit show “Glee,” as the headline act for its 64th Diana Awards to be held on Saturday, March 18, at the House of Blues in downtown Houston. Hosted by well-known comedian and entertainer, Sister Helen Holy, this black-tie gala event is one of Houston’s most historic and entertaining evenings featuring the presentation of the historic Diana Awards; traditional local, live stage production numbers; community beneficiary recognition; and more.
The first weekend of October (October 1 and 2) will feature one of Houston’s most fun and time honored events, the Diana Country Dinner Weekend. Country Dinner is one of The Diana Foundation’s biggest fundraising events. Proceeds this year will help support The Botts Collection GLBT Archive, Lazarus House, and Out for Education. Weekend activities will feature a Saturday dinner and dance, Sunday brunch, and lots of live entertainment.
For decades, The Diana Foundation has helped support local Houston charities. Substantial dollars have been raised helping to start many non-profits which have grown and continue to operate today. Members of The Diana Foundation are very proud of the organization’s history of philanthropy and look forward to working with the chosen beneficiaries of 2016-17. 
 
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Founded in 1953, The Diana Foundation is focused on assisting and supporting the needs of the gay community by distributing funds to organizations that are dedicated to providing services that enhance the lives of deserving individuals in our diverse community.
 
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