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FamilyKind Tenth Anniversary Gala
Celebrating our 10th Anniversary 

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Our nationwide online auction is now closed. Enjoy your wonderful items!
Thank you for participating and bidding on auction items to help us continue our work in supporting families going through separation or divorce.

Thank you for making FamilyKind's Tenth Anniversary Gala Celebration a Success!

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May 5, 2022

View our 2022 Tenth Anniversary Gala e-journal!

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The Explorers Club

46 East 70th Street, New York, NY

To Learn More,  Email


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Virginia A. LoPreto, Esq.

Maurice Q. Robinson, Esq.

Hon. Laura E. Drager (Ret.)

Counsel, Lee Anav Chung White Kim Ruger & Richter LLP

Partner, LoPreto + Levy, LLP

EEO Officer, NYCHA Department of Equal Opportunity

The Honorable Sondra M. Miller Award

FamilyKind Service Award

Tziporah Pronman Mediation 

With a special presentation to Gabrielle Humleker and Patricia Valentin

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FamilyKind has helped thousands of families access parenting education and specialized services regardless of ability to pay. Join us at The Explorers Club on May 5th for a lively indoor-outdoor cocktail party, awards presentation, and live auction celebrating our anniversary with our community of matrimonial and family law professionals — lawyers, mediators, judges, financial services professionals, mental health providers, Family Science professionals, educators, and all who believe in FamilyKind’s work to center the needs of children and reduce conflict.




FamilyKind gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors for their generous support.




Abrams Fensterman, LLP

Amy Carron Day, Esq., Day Law and Mediation

Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP
Patricia Fersch, Esq., Fersch LLC

Nancy Goodman

Lee Anav Chung White Kim Ruger & Richter LLP

Phillips Nizer LLP

Prentis Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

Stacy Statkus


Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein
Law and Mediation Office of Helene Bernstein, PLLC

Blank Rome LLP

Cavallo Law, PLLC

Dobrish Michaels Gross LLP

Francis Financial, Inc.

Krauss Shaknes Tallentire & Messeri LLP

Mantel McDonough Riso, LLP

New York Women's Bar Association

Chris Oen

Pryor Cashman LLP

Rabin Schumann and Partners LLP

Bob Raymond, Ph.D.

Jennifer Safian, Divorce & Family Mediation

Jeffrey and Carol Vincent

The Law Firm of John Yacos, P.C.


Advocate LLP

Hon. Matthew Cooper (Ret.) and Melissa Brophy

Roger M. Deitz and Chagit Deitz

The Law Offices of Diamond & Fee, PLLC

Hon. Laura E. Drager and Martin D. Barr

Drohan Lee LLP
Lesley Ann Friedland & Dr. Andrew Propper

Garr Silpe, P.C.

Felipe Godard

James R. Guberman, Guberman Advisors
Karla Hernandez Martinez

Adria S. Hillman, Attorney at Law, PC

Keane & Beane, P.C.

Lasercam LLC

LoPreto + Levy, LLP 

Sharon and Mark Manewitz

Ivy Menchel, Family Wealth Planning Partners

Mosberg Sharma Stambleck Gross LLP


Rower LLC


*LIST AS OF 4.28.22

Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan, LLP


Patricia Ann Fersch, Esq., FamilyKind Chair

Lesley Ann Friedland, Esq., FamilyKind Executive Director

Pamela M. Sloan, Esq., Honorary Chair

Hon. Matthew F. Cooper (Ret.)

Vivian Rivera Drohan, Esq.

Hon. Jacqueline W. Silbermann (Ret.)

Judith E. White, Esq. & Michael Yi, Esq.

Elliot J. Wiener, Esq. & Wendy Naidich, Ph.D.


Helene Bernstein, Esq. • Amy Carron Day, Esq. • Tara Diamond, Esq. • Mary Fiance •

Felipe Godard • Nancy Goodman • Michael Knuff • Sharon Manewitz



Descriptions of benefits for each sponsorship level listed below or here

Tenth Anniversary Sponsor @ $25,000 (10 Tickets)

Platinum Sponsor @ $15,000 (8 Tickets)

Gold Sponsor @ $10,000 (6 Tickets)

Silver Sponsor @ $5,000 (4 Tickets)

Bronze Sponsor @ $2,500 (2 Tickets)

Patron Sponsor @ $1,000 (1 Ticket)

Patron Tickets @ $500

Tickets @ $225 

​Contributions are tax-deductible above $115 per ticket.  RSVP DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2022.  For more information, email Guests must present proof of vaccination for Covid-19 to attend in person.


Gold Sponsor • $10,000 • 6 tickets

• Gold Anniversary Sponsor listing & logo in/on invitation, event webpage, event e-communications, and signage; one full-page Gold Sponsor ad in Gala digital journal

• Acknowledgement during presentation
• Social media shout-outs (LinkedIn, Facebook)  

Silver Sponsor • $5,000 • 4 tickets

• Silver Sponsor listing in/on invitation, event webpage, signage, and event e-communications

• One full-page Silver Sponsor ad in Gala digital journal

Bronze Sponsor • $2,500 • 2 tickets

• Bronze Sponsor listing in/on invitation, event webpage, and event signage

• One half-page Bronze Sponsor ad in Gala digital journal

Patron Sponsor • $1,000 • 1 ticket

• Patron Sponsor listing in/on invitation, event webpage, and event signage

• One quarter-page ad in e-journal


Platinum Sponsor • $15,000 • 8 tickets

• Platinum Anniversary Sponsor listing & logo in/on invitation, event webpage, event e-communications, and event signage

• Two full-page Platinum Sponsor ads in Gala digital journal   

• Social media shout-outs (LinkedIn, Facebook) and editorial content  
• Acknowledgement during presentation
• Inclusion in announcements and press releases 

Tenth Anniversary Sponsor • $25,000 • 10 tickets

• Logo or listing year-round on FamilyKind website home page and in quarterly e-newsletters as a FamilyKind Tenth Anniversary Sponsor

• Tenth Anniversary Sponsor listing & logo in/on invitation, event webpage, event e-communications, and event signage

• Three full-page Anniversary Sponsor ads in Gala digitaljournal

• Representative invited to speak during program
• Social media shout-outs (LinkedIn, Facebook) and editorial content  
• Inclusion in announcements and press releases

Patron •  $500 • 1 ticket

• Patron listing in e-journal and on event signage

• One message (of congratulations or appreciation) of up to 75 words in the Gala digital journal

Sponsorships are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law above $115 per ticket.  

For more information about FamilyKind's Tenth Anniversary Gala, email us at

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