Special Events

Every year Family Equality provides opportunities for our supporters to celebrate together, enjoy entertainment, and raise funds to advance our work, ranging from galas to intimate gatherings at the homes of our supporters.

We hope you can join us at one of our upcoming special events.


Friday, January 17Monday, January 20, 2020 | Aspen, CO

LGBTQ+ Family Ski Weekend

Grab your skis. Pack your suitcase. Raid your hot cocoa stockpile. It’s time to head up the mountain for an amazing weekend of family fun. Spend days on the slopes and nights doing all sorts of family-friendly activities including a family dance and the indoor water slides at the Aspen Recreation Center.


Saturday, January 25, 2020 | Arlington, MA

Boston Fundraiser for Family Equality

Hosted by Mark Dávila and Tom Witkowski at their beautiful Arlington home, this reception will offer a chance for adults to mingle, enjoy good food & beverages, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from CEO, Stan J. Sloan. 

All funds raised will support Family Equality’s impactful work advancing equality for LGBTQ+ headed families and those who wish to form them across the country.


Saturday, February 22, 2020 | South Orange, NJ

South Orange Fundraiser for Family Equality

Hosted by Randy Rabney and Fran Lichtman at their beautiful South Orange home, this reception will offer a chance for adults to mingle, enjoy good food & beverages, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter. 

All funds raised will support Family Equality’s impactful work advancing equality for LGBTQ+ headed families and those who wish to form them across the country.


Thursday, March 26, 2020 | San Francisco

Bay Area Mini-Gala

This reception will offer a chance for adults to mingle, enjoy delicious bites & libations, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from CEO, Stan J. Sloan.


Monday, May 18, 2020 | New York

2020 Night at the Pier Gala

Family Equality’s Night at the Pier gala is a celebration of LGBTQ families, and the people and organizations that have made an impact on our families and communities.

Questions about Fundraising Galas?

Contact Kim Simes, Director of Special Events: ksimes@familyequality.org

Want to host a fundraiser for Family Equality at your home?

Contact Lisa Van Ness, Director of Community Engagement: lvanness@familyequality.org