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.


September 22, 2018 | Chicago

Illuminations Chicago 2018 Fundraiser

Join us for a private, “friends and family” preview of Jay Paul Deratany’s film “Foster Boy”, starring Matthew Modine. This event is a fundraiser for Family Equality Council and Path2Parenthood.

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September 27, 2018 | San Francisco

San Francisco House Party

Join us for special cocktail party to benefit Family Equality Council, hosted by Scott Gatz and Craig Levine at their beautiful San Francisco home.

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October 30, 2018 | Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. House Party

Join us for special cocktail party to benefit Family Equality Council, hosted by Ellen & Gerry Sigal at their beautiful DC home. Guests will be joined by special guest Robert Raben, former US Assistant Attorney General and President of the Raben Group.

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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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Date TBA | 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 Night at the Pier website for more information.

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Questions about our Fundraising Events?

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