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10th Anniversary

Be The Light Gala

presented by:

Cox Communications


Saturday August 13th, 2022

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe



5951 Linea Del Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Join us for our 10th Anniversary Be the Light Gala, an evening of celebration and continued impact.

Guests will enjoy musical entertainment, small bites and dinner, event swag bags, moving testimonials from veteran recipients and an exciting silent and live auction by Clint Bell. All proceeds from the event will benefit Shelter to Soldier's programs serving military, veterans, and homeless dogs.

Shelter to Soldier is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that adopts dogs from local shelters and rescue organizations and trains them to become psychiatric service dogs for post-9/11 veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Military Sexual Trauma (MST). The program also places emotional support animals (ESAs) with veterans and active duty military and deploy the STS Canine Ambassadors, a team of certified therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers, to provide visits of love and comfort to local military, veterans and their families.

We hope you’ll join our efforts with your contribution to our largest fundraising event of the year!



Oven Roasted Salmon, Fingerling Potatoes, Chef Selection Garden Veg

Beef Tenderloin (GF, NF) Fingerling Potatoes, Chef Selection Garden Veg, Pinot Noir Reduction

House Pasta with Veggies (VEG Option GF NF) Olive oil, fresh herbs


Schedule of Events:

5 - 5:30 Registration, Welcome and Photos

5:30 - 7 pm Small Bites, Drinks* and Silent Auction

7 - 9 pm Dinner, Speakers, and Live Auction

*Beer, Wine, and Shelter to Soldier Specialty Cocktails will be complimentary with your VIP Ticket admission.


Consider Donating (in-kind) to Our Auction!

Please email - kyrie@sheltertosoldier.org for more information 


Shelter to Soldier

2366 Front Street 

San Diego, CA 92101


Shelter to Soldier is committed to “Saving Lives, Two at a Time.” Through our life-saving program, veterans are given the valuable resource of an assistance animal during a time that they feel lost and alone. Shelter dogs are given a second chance and a purpose outside of the shelter much different than a past that has felt abandonment.  Our Be the Light Gala is a critical component of our annual fundraising efforts and contributes significantly to the impact we are able to make in the dog rescue and veteran communities in Southern California. 

10th Anniversary Be the Light Gala
Saturday, August 13, 2022
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