Community We believe in giving back to our local community through volunteerism and financial donations. Among the causes we most strongly support are: Paul Mass is a board member of NEPHCURE Kidney International. NEPHCURE is the only organization committed exclusively to support research seeking the cause of the potentially debilitating kidney disease Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and the diseases that cause Nephrotic Syndrome, improve treatment, and find a cure. New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center empowers people to lead healthy, successful lives. The Center celebrates diversity and advocates for justice and opportunity. The Center fosters a welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are. It offers the LGBT communities of NYC health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services.