Get Involved!

We would love for you to join the Desi Rainbow Family!

November 30, 2021 is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that takes place annually the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 for our Saathi program.

A Saathi (friend/peer) is someone who can listen and support you.


Desi Rainbow Saathi's are LGBTQ+ folks and parents/family members who offer their lived experience and empathy to support others on the same journey. It is a unique and unprecedented resource in North America for South Asian immigrants who desperately need support to move ahead with their lives. 


Here are the some of the reasons people give on why they reach out to Saathi:

"For  support to learn to better communicate with my parents, so I can still maintain a relationship with them while also still remaining true to myself."

"I need help with coming out to my family."

"Understanding my child’s gender transition."

"How can my 11 year old know that he is gay? Isn’t he too young to know?"

"Grandparents don’t accept their gender diverse child."
"Family conflict about accepting an LGBTQ child"

"Someone to educate my parents about sexual orientation so I am not the only one they turn to with questions"

Our Saathi’s respond with empathy, compassion and patience to these requests.

We are a federally recognized non-profit 501(c)3 organization, and all donations are tax exempt. Our EIN number is 85-3352073.

Here is how you can help Saathi:

Donate $10, $100, $1,000, or any amount securely online (link below).
Join our Funders Circle to provide ongoing support.
Give through your Donor-Advised Fund. Email us at

Match your donation through your employer.
To donate by mail: Desi Rainbow Parents & Allies, PO Box 4454, 195 Central Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840-9997

Saathi logo_final-01.jpg

To make your donation via PayPal, click below  :

Facebook Fundraiser.png