The Hetrick-Martin Institute held its annual School’s Out benefit cocktail party and dinner at the Arc House in East Hampton on Saturday, July 9. The event raised over $350K for LGBTQIA+ youth services, the most in School’s Out history.
This year’s co-chairs were Rod Grozier and Douglas Elliman’s Ben Dixon and hosts included Garrett Neff, Thom Filicia, Timo Weiland, and Nick Voulgaris III.
The dinner featured courses from restaurants including Duryea’s Lobster Cobb Salad, Steak by STK, assorted side dishes from Almond restaurant, with desserts from Kerber’s Farm, bread by Carissa’s Bakery, and wine by Whispering Angel, among others.
HMI is the nation’s oldest LGBTQIA+ youth services organization that provides its youth members with access to mental health services, social services, basic needs including remote and in-person programming services focused on education, workforce development, and arts and culture.