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.


Saturday, October 19, 2019 | Palm Springs, CA

Family Equality Fundraiser

Attend a special party to benefit Family Equality! Hosted by Paul Kowal & Jefferson Hills in their beautiful Palm Springs home, this reception offers you the chance to mingle, enjoy good food and beverages, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from CEO Stan Sloan. Join us to raise funds in support of Family Equality’s impactful work.

Questions? Contact Lisa Van Ness, Director of Community Engagement, at lvanness@familyequality.org.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Family Equality Fundraiser

Attend a special party to benefit Family Equality! Hosted by Ellen & Gerry Sigal in their beautiful Washington, D.C. home, this reception offers you the chance to mingle, enjoy good food and beverages, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from CEO Stan Sloan. Join us to raise funds in support of Family Equality’s impactful work.

Questions? Contact Lisa Van Ness, Director of Community Engagement, at lvanness@familyequality.org.


Monday, November 4, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

Family Equality Fundraiser

Attend a special party to benefit Family Equality! Hosted by Michael Kraut and Dan McCarty at their beautiful Los Feliz 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. Join us to raise funds in support of Family Equality’s impactful work.

Questions? Contact Lisa Van Ness, Director of Community Engagement, at lvanness@familyequality.org.


Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | Chicago, IL

Family Equality Fundraiser

Attend a special party to benefit Family Equality! Hosted by Grant Kaufman and Earl Perlow this reception offers you the chance to mingle, enjoy good food and beverages, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from CEO Stan Sloan. Join us to raise funds in support of Family Equality’s impactful work.

Questions? Contact Lisa Van Ness, Director of Community Engagement, at lvanness@familyequality.org.


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