Thank you for making a difference!

After a challenging year of crisis and uncertainty for all, your inspiring generosity and kindness will ensure we can continue to provide life-saving services to survivors of gender violence. Thank you for your incredible support and for being part of our growing community of survivors and advocates.

We hope you will view our 40-minute Zero Tolerance Virtual Benefit program below featuring Seth Meyers as host. We were thrilled to celebrate our incredible honorees, Taleah E. Jennings, Alexi Meyers, and Pearl Seril, for their outstanding commitment to supporting survivors of gender violence.

You can also view a short video featuring highlights from the Zero Tolerance Benefit here.


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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, and their children. Every year, Sanctuary empowers more than 9,000 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 hope that we can count on your support at this critical time.

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2021 Zero Tolerance Honorees

Taleah E. Jennings
Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Alexi Meyers
Director of Anti-Trafficking Policy, Sanctuary for Families

Pearl Seril
Principal, Longfellow Properties Inc.


Hosted by

Seth Meyers

Special Appearances By
Sophia Bush * Jennifer Carpenter * Olivia Munn * Amy Schumer * Tony Shalhoub * Sister Sledge * Mary Steenburgen

Event Co-Chairs
Ariel Ashe * Seth Meyers * Owen Pell * Gregory Pressman* Bobbie Seril *Arlene Shaw

Host Committee
Deborah & Richard Born * Laura Chamberlain & Mark J. Stein * The Diller - von Furstenberg Family Foundation * Peter Finder * Meena & Rob Flynn * Judy & Barry Kluger * Lori E. Lesser & Daniel Shuchman * Sharon Cohen Levin * Nancy Lieberman & Mark Ellman * Carla Volpe Porter & Tim Porter * Rachel Schaefer & Christopher Eykyn * Sheryl & Barry K. Schwartz * Catherine & Brendan Shanahan * Anne-Cecilie & Rob Speyer * Laura Mannix Spring * Lauren Cohen Starr & Christopher Starr * Milton L. Williams

Hosted By

Sanctuary for Families

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