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.


Family Equality Fundraiser in Minnesota

Wednesday, August 24 | 6:30pm CT | Golden Valley, MN

Hosted by Alexis and Jacqui Kantor at their beautiful Golden Valley, Minnesota home, this reception will offer a chance for guests to mingle, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and libations, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from Chief Executive Officer, Stacey Stevenson.   

Family Equality Panel Discussion

Friday, September 9 | 5:30pm CT | Center on Halsted

Attend a special Family Equality educational panel discussion hosted by Center on Halsted in Chicago around issues facing LGBTQ+ people and families.

Family Equality Fundraiser in Illinois

Saturday, September 10 | 11:00am CT | Deerfield, IL

Hosted by Matt and Doug London at their beautiful Deerfield, IL home, this gathering will offer a chance for guests to mingle, enjoy a delicious brunch, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from Chief Executive Officer, Stacey Stevenson.   

Family Equality Fundraiser in Boston

Friday, September 16 | 6:00pm ET | Boston, MA

Hosted by Mark and Tom Dávila-Witkowski at their beautiful Arlington, Massachusetts home, this reception will offer a chance for guests to mingle, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and libations, and learn about Family Equality’s inspiring and important next chapter from Chief Executive Officer, Stacey Stevenson.   

LA Impact: A Night of Heroes

Saturday, October 15 | Paramount Studios

Family Equality’s LA Impact makes its triumphant return this October, and we need you there more than ever! With the rise in anti-LGBTQ+ bills, it’s going to take all of us harnessing our collective powers to fight for families across the country.

Join us for a “super” special evening celebrating our real-life heroes: LGBTQ+ families and those who have championed our rights.

Questions about Fundraising Galas?

Contact Zac Walker, Director of Special Events.

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

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