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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. It's a great night with friends - all to benefit the animals. 

Silent Auction

Tickets sales are closed for Gala, but you can still support the animals (and snag something cool for yourself) in the Virtual Silent Auction! Registration is now open, bidding opens September 26 through October 1.  

Registration & Package Preview

Thanks to our sponsor, Allied Fastening Supply, Inc., the Virtual Silent Auction is back and 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. With a whole week of bidding, you have plenty of time track your favorites and can even set automatic bidding so you don't miss out on those must-have packages.

The silent auction is open to everyone - attendance at the Gala is not required to participate.

Gala Details

Are you joining us for Gala? We're excited to see you! Details for the evening are below. And make sure you make your bidding plan in advance with our Live Auction Preview!

Saturday, October 1, 2022 | ilani Casino Resort

6:00 pm - Social Hour
7:00 pm - Dinner, live auction & paddle raise
9:30 pm - Unleashed after party featuring Dancehall Days

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Live Auction Preview

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 | Dessert Dash Sponsor

Best Friend Sponsor

Addie's Alternative
Brown & Brown
Columbia Credit Union
Friends of Aryn Burgess
Leonardo's Pizzeria
Landerholm, P.S.
Maryellen Mech & Terry Wagie
PNW Metal Recycling
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

Steel Hammer
The Standard
Taylor Transport Inc.
United Grain Corporation
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