Special Events

Every year Family Equality Council 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, February 2, 2019 | South Orange, NJ

New Jersey House Party

Hosted by Randy Rabney, Fran Lichtman and Zan Rabney, 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 Council’s inspiring and important next chapter from CEO, Stan J. Sloan.


Monday, May 6, 2019 | New York

2019 Night at the Pier Gala

Family Equality Council’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. Visit the Night at the Pier website for more information.

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May 14-15, 2019 | Washington, DC

LGBTQ Family Equality Lobby Day

We’re excited to announce that this spring, Family Equality Council, COLAGE, and FosterClub are joining forces to hold a national Lobby Day to tell Congress to end discrimination against LGBTQ families and youth!

Join us in Washington, DC on May 14-15 to meet with your members of Congress in person and urge them to pass the Every Child Deserves a Family Act and the Equality Act.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019 | Los Angeles

2019 LA Impact Awards

Family Equality Council’s LA Impact Awards celebrate LGBTQ families and honor those who have made an impact in the fight for lived and legal equality. Visit the Impact Awards website for more information.

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Questions about our Fundraising Events?

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