Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Rooftop Gardens at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library | 901 G Street, NW Washington, DC
6:00 PM VIP Reception
7:00 – 8:30 PM Main Event
Virtual Option Streaming Simultaneously

Join Fair Chance for the 2021 Butterfly Bash: an evening to celebrate the resilience, leadership and impact of 9 nonprofits who are transforming the lives of children, youth and families experiencing poverty in our region.

Learn more about our featured partners: Associates for Renewal in Education (ARE), End Time Harvest Ministries, First Generation College Bound, First Shift Justice Project, The Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education (FAME), Joe’s Movement Emporium, Starting with Today, Soul Trak Outdoors, and Youth Entrepreneur Institute.

In recognition of his work locally, we will be honoring Andy Shallal, Founder and CEO of Busboys and Poets. Learn more about our honoree.

2021 Bash Details

The 2021 Butterfly Bash will held outdoors and all guest will be required to follow the guidelines set according to the District of Columbia. The event will include heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails with plenty of open spaces distributed across the gardens. There will be a brief program and opportunities to network and mingle with local leaders and guests.

Fair Chance is monitoring guidance from the District of Columbia and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention related to mass gatherings and will comply with any set guidelines.

If you are sick or feeling ill, we kindly ask that you view the livestream. We encourage individuals in high-risk groups as noted by the CDC to experience this year’s Bash with the livestream option.

We are grateful for your support during these uncertain times, your support is needed more than ever to add some certainty in support of local nonprofits who are changing the lives of children, youth, and families experiencing poverty.We are excited to celebrate with you in a safe, comfortable, and respectful way on October 6, 2021.


Butterfly Bash Sponsors

JPMorgan Chase & Co.




Charter Communications

The Alisann and Terry Collins Foundation



DCI Consulting
Stephanie and Darren Linnartz
Judy and John Ritz


The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Boston Consulting Group
Elaine Cacheris and Bruce Hiler
Hogan Lovells
Sarah Jackson and Ian Glazer
The James and Theodore Pedas Family Foundation
Red Hen Design
Shannon and Bennett Coyne Stichman
Summit Ridge Energy
Wilmington Trust


Art & Design Partners
Arent Fox LLP
Brighton Jones
Dunlap Consulting
Kristin Ehrgood and Vadim Nikitine
Energesco Solutions
Finnell Lee Homes | TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
National Cooperative Bank
Kelli and Billy Pedas
Gina Price and Michael Kirshbaum
SJG Properties