2019 Annual Benefit


Cocktails / 6:30 PM
Dinner and Program
/ 7:30 PM
After Party/ 9:00 PM
Featuring Hors d’oeuvres, and Open Bar
With Music by World-renowned DJ

Purchase Table/ Tickets

Your contribution matters. Because the event is fully underwritten by our Board of Directors, 100% of the funds raised will support the programmatic work of Sanctuary for Families.

Can’t make it to the benefit but still want to support Sanctuary for Families? You can make a donation to support our work.

Make a contribution

If you prefer to mail in your donation, please download and print this form.

For any questions regarding the event, please contact Amy Abramson, Director of Individual Giving & Special Events (212-349-6009 x 494) or Chanel LeMond, Manager of Special Events (x 366).

Sanctuary for Families Annual Benefit celebrates the many survivors who have boldly broken the silence around gender violence and the leadership of incredible individuals that are advocates for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence.


Law Firm Leadership Award
Garrard R. Beeney

Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Zero Tolerance Award
Laura Mannix Spring
Barneys New York, Studio Services, Director
Barneys New York Foundation Co-chair


Ellen Grauer, EGCR – a U.S. Legal Support Co.
Carey Lowell, Actor and Activist and Tom Freston, The ONE Campaign & FIREFLY3 LLC
Karen P. Seymour, Goldman Sachs and Samuel W. Seymour, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Lisa Simonsen, Douglas Elliman Real Estate