Matthew Remembered and Celebrated at 11th Annual Bear to Make a Difference

On Saturday, October 13, the Board of Directors and the staff of the Matthew Shepard Foundation were joined by 500 of our friends and supporters to celebrate the work that we continue to do in Matthew’s memory and to look forward to the year ahead. We wanted to share with you a few highlights from the event. We hope you enjoy them.

Judy Shepard
Alan Cumming, recipient of the Making a Difference Award
Connor Norton, recipient of the Spirit of Matthew Award
Corey Smith and the Best Buy Diversity Inclusion Team, recipients of the Essential Piece Award
We are incredibly thankful for the support of everyone in attendance, both in person and in spirit. We hope to see you all again next year, if not sooner.



With your help we can continue our work to share Matthew's dream of replacing the hate in the world with understanding, compassion, and acceptance.

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