For Immediate Release
Stone Soup Community Press, Inc. 501(c)3 Announces Their 2018 Charitable Distribution.
Dayton, Ohio – January 29, 2019 – Carol Madewell, Secretary/Treasurer of Stone Soup Community Press, Inc., announced today the distribution of their proceeds from operations during the 2018 Fiscal Year totaling $1,758.61.
Madewell explains, “Stone Soup Community Press receives individual donations, corporate donations and grants, and government grants to fulfill its mission to publish and support unique talent within the LGBTQ community. These donation enable us to offer our publishing, writing fellowship, and therapy café programs. Proceeds from these programs are then distributed to charities who demonstrate a strong commitment to improve the lives of those within our LGBTQ community.”
Stone Soup Community Press, Inc. 501(c)3 will donate $723.94 to the Golden Crown Literary Society Reader Scholarship, proceeds coming directly from the publication of The Velvet Anthology, edited by Fay Jacobs and Elizabeth Andersen, and the cover designed by Ann McMan. Contributing authors included Karin Kallmaker, Lee Lynch, Ann McMan, Stefani Deoul, MJ Williamz, Annette Mori, Cheryl Head, Cheyne Curry, Erica Abbott, and Donna K Ford. This project was the brainchild of Sue Fidler (aka. Velvet Lounger) of The Lesbian Reading Room for which the reader scholarship is named.
Stone Soup Community Press, Inc. 501(c)3 will donate $344.89 to each of the additional charities they support, which includes, the Lambda Literary Foundation, the It Gets Better Project, and The Trevor Project.