- Purchased the TAP VA website domain
- Logo created
- Created programs for shelter outreach and education
- Drafted and reviewed intake forms for potential clients as well as confidentiality agreements, contracts, and volunteer toolkits.
- Created a monthly giving program
- Appointed a liason with the Norfolk police department
- Created the position of Volunteer Coordinator and sign-up forms for volunteers
- Applied for tax-exempt status
- Received federal 501c3 status.
- Started our confidential survey for research and grant purposes.
- Held our first Thanksgiving "Transgiving" event at the LGBT Center.
- Held our first Trans Day of Remembrance event at the LGBT Center on Nov 20th.
- Participated in 'Giving Tuesday'.
- Applied for Amazon Smile and Kroger Rewards programs.
- Upgraded our website and created a YouTube account.
- Created a CafePress shop for online merchandise.
- Were invited to and attended Queer Night of Expression at William & Mary
- Attended the local Community Conversation and the Arts discussion.
- Participated in Diversity Saturday.
- Gave moving assistance to a client at risk of homelessness whose apartment had caught on fire, and set up a campaign to help cover costs.
- Began setting up our Food Exchange Program.
- Held our first official volunteer meet and greet.
- Created a winter appeal to send out.
- Held a winter
- Began assisting our third client.
- Added four new board members, making a total of eight.
- Met with an LGBT advocate from Richmond.
- Continued work on the Food Exchange Program
- Attended the Creating Change conference in Chicago on Jan 20th.
- Averaging around 3-5 clients per month.
- Approved our budget.
- Purchased a freezer for food donations.
- Offered cultural competence training to a state organization that handles mental health and healthcare for those who cannot afford it.
- A local school gifted a mural for us painted by a student and had a board member from TAP come speak to their class.
- A TAP board member gave a Trans Q&A for two classes at Tidewater Community College.
- There is now a GEM meeting for the Peninsula area with plans to expand their program.
- Assisted a new client and reached out to a potential client.
- Hosted a free name/gender marker change clinic at the LGBT Center and assisted 24 people with their legal forms.
- Accepted the invitation by the Nighthawks to table at their Leather Carnival on April 23rd.
- Officially registered for Give OUT Day in May.
- Tabled at William and Mary Pride 2016. Passed out fliers about our program as well as LAMBDA Legal trans rights kits.