Have A Gay Day Founder Awarded PFLAG’s Prestigious Morty Manford Volunteerism Award
PFLAG National awarded Michael Knote, the founder and Executive Director of Have A Gay Day, a non-profit LGBTQ+ organization based in Dayton, Ohio, with the esteemed Morty Manford Volunteerism Award on Saturday.
This prestigious accolade, named after the son of PFLAG National’s founder Jeanne Manford, acknowledges Michael’s outstanding commitment to volunteerism and his tireless efforts in making a positive impact within our community.
Michael Knote’s contributions have touched the lives of countless LGBTQ+ individuals and their allies in the Dayton community and across the Nation.
As noted during the ceremony, Have A Gay Day, in partnership with PFLAG National, launched a nationwide digital billboard campaign in 2022 to display messages of support, hope and encouragement for the LGBTQ+ community, centered on transgender and nonbinary youth and their families.