2024 Zero Tolerance

40th Anniversary Benefit

Cocktails at 6:30 PM
Dinner at 7:30 PM
After Party at 9:00 PM

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Can’t make it? We hope you will consider a 100% tax-deductible donation in support of our work.

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For any questions regarding the event, please email Geny Kimbrell, Director of Special Events, at gkimbrell@sffny.org or call 212-349-6009 x1366.

Join us for our Zero Tolerance Benefit on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, to celebrate our 40th anniversary, honor the courage and resilience of gender violence survivors, and pay tribute to three inspirational leaders in this work.


Brooke Shields & Ali Wentworth


DJ Spinderella


Lori Evans Bernstein
CEO & Co-Founder, Caraway
Board Member, Sanctuary for Families

Denis J. McInerney
Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Board President, Sanctuary for Families

Aliya Karmally Sahai
Principal, Bernstein Private Wealth Management
Board Member, Sanctuary for Families


Stacy Berns
Bill Bernstein
Rithvik Sahai
Lucinda Sussman


Sanctuary for Families is the leading nonprofit in New York State dedicated exclusively to serving survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence. Every year, Sanctuary empowers more than 8,000 adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through legal and clinical services, economic empowerment, and shelter.

We believe that freedom from gender violence is a basic human right.