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Gala & Auction!

It's the party of the year

This reimagined Unleash Your Heart Gala at our new home, ilani Casino Resort, will be filled with all the wonderful elements you have come to expect along with a few new surprises. Get ready for a festive night on the town and experience delicious food and wine, hear touching stories of impact, bid on unique Live Auction packages, and connect with friends while you support the special bond between people and pets. 

Register & Purchase Tickets

Join Us

Saturday, October 1, 2022 | ilani Casino Resort

5:00 pm - Heart for Animals Reception
6:00 pm - Social Hour
7:00 pm - Dinner, live auction & paddle raise
9:00 pm - Unleashed after party

Silent Auction

Thanks to our sponsor, Allied Fastening Supply, Inc., the virtual silent auction is back and will be exclusively online. Bid on exceptional wine and food packages, services for you and your pet, event experiences, and much more - all in support of the animals. Click here to register! (Attendance at the Gala is not required to participate.) 

The Virtual Silent Auction runs September 26 - October 1.

More information and package preview coming soon! 

Event Sponsors

An event like Gala & Auction wouldn't be possible without our incredible sponsors. Sponsorships support more than the event, they make it possible for us to achieve our mission to rescue · return · restore · rehome · reconnect one animal at a time.

Thank you to our sponsors. We can't do it without you.

Presenting Sponsor


Animal Hero Sponsor

Gala Experience Sponsors

Allied Fastening Supply, Inc. | Virtual Silent Auction Sponsor
Columbia Bank | Mission Video Sponsor
Fabrication Products Inc. | Live Auction Sponsor
Kevin the Berner | Paddle Raise Sponsor
Miller Nash LLP | Social Hour Sponsor
Mud Bay | Libation Station Sponsor
On Line Support Tech Solutions | Unleashed After Party
VCA Animal Hospitals

Best Friend Sponsor

Addie's Alternative
Brown & Brown
Columbia Credit Union
Friends of Aryn Burgess
Leonardo's Pizzeria
Maryellen Mech & Terry Wagie
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

The Standard
Taylor Transport Inc.
Waste Connections

Media Partners

The Columbian

Become a Gala Sponsor

When you join us as a sponsor, you do more than just make the event possible, you make a difference for thousands of animals and families in our community. To learn more about sponsor opportunities, check out the Gala & Auction Sponsorship Packet or contact Jeannine Walker at [email protected].

Gala and Auction Chairs

Thank you to our chairs. Their guidance and support makes this event possible.

Honorary Chair

Kara Fox-LaRose, President & General Manager, ilani Casino Resort


Tom Leaptrott
Julia Tickerhoof

Questions? Contact: 
Jeannine Walker
Director of Special Events and Sponsorships
[email protected] or 360-984-6063