Gather For Good: Join SOME at an Upcoming Event

Connect, Contribute, And Create Impact

Every year, thousands of SOME supporters join us at one of our signature fundraising events to raise money, awareness, and support for our efforts to break the cycle of homelessness & poverty in our nation’s capital.

Throughout the year, we offer engaging and impactful opportunities to join together with supporters, activists, philanthropic-minded participants, and leaders in the DMV region committed to this mission. Check out our full calendar of events, as well as ways to create your own event to support SOME, below. Interested in sponsorship of one of our events or exploring a multi-event and year-round partnership opportunity? Please email to learn more!


Capital Cocktails

6.2.2023 | Capital Turnaround

Each year, SOME’s Young Professionals Network hosts its highly-anticipated cocktail reception. This year, join us for our rebranded event as we bring together the top mixologists from local distillers, bars, and restaurants to compete for the coveted titles of “Best Cocktail” and “Best Spirit Free Cocktail” in the District! We are also excited to move to our new home at the Capital Turnaround for the cocktail event of the year on June 2nd.

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America’s Trot for Hunger 5K

11.23.23 | Freedom Plaza

DC’s largest and only Turkey Trot, dedicated to fighting poverty and homelessness. Join this family-friendly 5K and Little Turkey one-miler on the best course in the U.S. Learn more here.

Break the Cycle: SOME’s Annual Gala

10.21.23 | Washington National Cathedral

Our annual gala welcomes over 1,000 supporters to celebrate our work, raise support for affordable housing, and honor our Fr. McKenna Humanitarian of the Year.

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Young Professionals Network

Year-round networking, fundraising & development events for the next generation

The YPN provides emerging philanthropists with professional development and opportunities to invest their time, treasure and talent in an organization serving over 10,000 people each year. Our Network brings a for-profit rigor to the social impact experience, ensuring that members give confidently to SOME and in turn receive full access to an engaging donor experience.


Community Events

If you or your organization would like to host a community fundraising event to support SOME’s mission and work, please contact Our team is happy to assist with marketing materials, custom donation links, customized collateral, and giveaways, and more.

SOME examples of how our partners have engaged their communities:

  • Lead a food, clothing, emergency hygiene or snack kit drive
  • Conduct an employee fundraising event with a matching goal
  • Dine-for-your cause evening out
  • A young professionals happy hour
  • A sweat equity employee day
  • A lunch & learn presentation