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Celebrate Capital Pride With Us!

Join us at Capital Pride's Official Afterhours Party! We will be dancing to the beats of djs Ana Paula and Jesus Montanez as we raise funds for Capital Pride and our own Barry D. Smythers Mental Health Fund!

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Our Vision

Focused on Mental Health & HIV/AIDS, The Cherry Fund provides financial support for non-profit organizations serving the LGBTQIA community of Washington D.C. and beyond. As an independent, all-volunteer non-profit organization we produce our signature benefit weekend every year in April during Cherry Blossom season. Because it matters!

Our History

As one of the longest all volunteer non-profit LGBTQIA Dance Music Festivals, The Cherry Fund has donated more than $1.3 million in grants and support benefiting Mental Health & HIV/AIDS service organizations in the DC metropolitan region and beyond.



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