The Washington Blade, in a story by Lou Chibbaro, Jr., reports that a campaign to raise $30000 for a shelter, Casa Ruby, for homeless LGBT youth is about halfway there, Nov. 27, link here.
The fundraising page is here. The page keeps track of the funds raised.
It would be desirable for the group to set up a mailing address and account number for automated charitable giving from trusts through banks. This could be made a year-round activity.
The Dallas in the 1980s there was a shelter called simply "Safe Place".