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MRLP Raises a Glass to Diversity and Inclusion at Toast to Life!

May 8, 2024

MRLP was proud to be a Glamour Sponsor for Resource Center’s annual Toast to Life event on April 6th! This vibrant and exciting celebration not only embodies the spirit of inclusivity but also raises crucial funds for vital programs that support the LGBTQIA+ community.Beyond financial contributions, MRLP’s commitment to diversity and social responsibility extends to active participation. MRLP’s Brian Vaughn, Lance Thames, and David Richard, were present at the event, showcasing the firm’s dedication to standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the cause.

Toast to Life: A Celebration with a Cause

This year’s Toast to Life transformed a venue into a captivating space, offering an unforgettable evening filled with dazzling performances, delectable cuisine, and captivating entertainment. But the heart of the event lay in its mission – to empower and support the LGBTQIA+ community through Resource Center’s comprehensive programs.

Resource Center: A Beacon of Support

Resource Center is a trusted leader, providing a wide range of affirming resources designed to improve the well-being of LGBTQIA+ individuals and families. From empowering youth through programs like Youth First to fostering social connections for seniors through THRIVE, Resource Center caters to diverse needs across generations.

Their advocacy efforts stretch far and wide, from influencing policy changes to fostering inclusivity within institutions. Additionally, Resource Center’s HIV client and prevention programs provide essential services like case management, healthcare assistance, and education, making a significant impact on the lives of those they serve.

MRLP: Proud Partners in Progress

MRLP’s participation in Toast to Life reflects our unwavering commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, both within our company and in the communities we operate. By actively supporting organizations like Resource Center, we strive to create a brighter future where everyone feels empowered and valued.

Join Us in Making a Difference

Resource Center is always seeking volunteers and additional support. To learn more about their programs and how you can support the cause, visit their website at