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June 5, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM


On June 5th at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, Sanctuary for Families will host its Annual Benefit where New York City’s philanthropic, government, legal, business and social justice communities and their supporters gather to honor leaders in the fight against all forms of gender violence and the many survivors who encompass Sanctuary’s vast community.

Garrard R. Beeney, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP will be honored with the prestigious Law Firm Leadership Award, recognizing his tireless efforts and pro bono counsel on behalf of Sanctuary’s clients.

Receiving the Zero Tolerance Award for her contributions to the movement to end gender-based violence is Laura Mannix Spring, Studio Services Director for Barneys New York and co-chair of the Barneys New York Foundation.

Co-chairs for the event include Ellen Grauer, founder and CEO of EGCR, a U.S. Legal Support Co.; actress and activist Carey Lowell and board chair of The ONE Campaign and principal at Firefly3 LLC Tom Freston; Karen P. Seymour, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Corporation at Goldman Sachs and Samuel W. Seymour, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; and award-winning luxury real estate broker Lisa Simonsen of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

The gala will offer a cocktail reception, exclusive raffles and silent auction, dinner and an after-dinner dance party hosted by pioneering hip hop recording artist and DJ, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Grandmaster Flash.

Tickets start at $150. Numerous sponsorships are available. Please call 212-349-6009 x 494 or email events@sffny.org for more information.

Sanctuary for Families is New York’s leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence.


June 5, 2019
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM


Sanctuary for Families
212-349-6009 x494
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Pier Sixty
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011 United States
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(212) 336-6060
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