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, September 14, 2019 | Boston, MA

Family Equality Fundraiser

Attend a special party to benefit Family Equality! Hosted by Nerissa & Grace Moreno-Fry in their beautiful Boston home, this reception offers you the chance to mingle, enjoy light snacks & refreshments, and learn about Family Equality and COLAGE’s inspiring and important next chapter. 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, September 17, 2019 | Winston-Salem, NC

Family Equality Fundraiser

Attend a special cocktail reception to benefit Family Equality! Hosted by Michael Felsen at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, this reception offers you the chance to mingle, explore the featured exhibition, “Leyendecker and the Golden Age of American Illustration,” enjoy good food & beverages, and learn about Family Equality 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.


Saturday, October 5, 2019 | Los Angeles

2019 LA Impact Awards

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


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