ROCK ISLAND — The Clock Inc. LGBTQ community center will be holding its first telethon on Thursday, Nov. 1, on Facebook and YouTube.
The telethon, named “The Time Is Now,” will feature coming out stories, performances, live auction, giveaways, a huge raffle prize, and appearances by U.S. Rep Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars winner Chad Michaels among others.
Clock Inc. hopes to raise $100,000 to support its work in the Quad Cities area. Since opening in March 2019, they have served more than 2,600 LGBTQ people in the Quad City area, more than 40% of local LGBTQ youth. All of the funds raised will be used to fulfill their mission to provide a community center for LGBTQ people.
The organization is inviting people to form their own fundraising teams and for organizations to sign up as sponsors.
To form a team, go to https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/the-time-is-now-live-telethon1. Donations before the telethon can also be made through that link.