Our Events

Our Gala has been POSTPONED.


Our special events will inspire, delight, and ignite your passion for this mission!

Inclusion Matters by Shane’s Inspiration hosts several events throughout the year that bring our supporters together to share their passion for our mission. We offer a unique variety of annual events including our Gala, Golf Tournament, Run, Walk & Roll, and Legendary Bingo. Other special fundraising events have included our Carnegie Hall Benefit Concert, Women of Inspiration Tea, and Macy’s Round Up for Charity Event, to name a few. Additionally, we host My PlayClub bi-monthly playdates at our inclusive playgrounds where children of ALL abilities have the opportunity to play together.

To learn more about our events, please contact Marci Moran, SVP of Outreach & Events at Marci@inclusionmatters.org.



Be Included

My Virtual PlayClub 2020

My Virtual PlayClub

June 27, 2020

Kids, join us for an hour-long online Zoom call with special guests and lots of fun play #athome for this Disney-themed play date!


Fun 4 All

July 1, 2020

Slither into Summer with Reptile Fun! Kids of all abilities are invited to this virtual playdate with our guests from Reptile Family!

Run Walk & Roll 2020 Promo

Virtual Run, Walk & Roll

September 13, 2020

Join participants from around the globe for our 23rd Annual (Virtual) Run, Walk & Roll. Rally your team for inclusion!

Golf 2020 Promo

Swing for Shane’s

October 19, 2020

We are hopeful that we will be able to hold our 7th Annual Golf Challenge at El Caballero Country Club!

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Annual Event Sponsors

Our event revenue helps sustain our mission year-round. Please consider becoming an annual event sponsor. Your company can be a part of each of our unique and special events.

  • Your company logo will be included on all event materials

  • Your employees and their families are invited to be a part of all our events

Upcoming Playdates

My Virtual PlayClub 2020

Disney Day Playdate

10:30am – 11:30am
Special Disney-themed Fun
Zoom Gathering for Kids
fun 4 All - Slither into Summer

Fun 4 All

10:00am – 10:30am
Slither Into Summer with Reptile Family
Zoom Gathering for Kids
Fun 4 All - Summer Sensory Play

Fun 4 All

10:00am – 10:30am
Summer Sensory Play
Zoom Gathering for Kids
Every child deserves to be included! Let’s Play Together!
Join us for:
  • play on the playground
  • games & activities
  • face painting
  • arts & crafts
  • entertainment
  • special guests
  • raffle prizes
Snacks are provided, but please feel free to bring a sack lunch. Our supportive volunteers from local community groups and schools come as Buddies to meet and play with our friends with special needs.