Annually on the last weekend of April, Escondido artist Cathy Carey produces an art show event to help raise funds for local animals in need. This year, she is hosting a benefit for Shelter to Soldier, for a suggested $10 donation. All charitable contributions support programs provided by Shelter to Soldier. Reception April 30th and May 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day, located at 2048 Ridgecrest Place, Escondido, CA, 92029.
Shelter to Soldier is a CA 501c3 nonprofit organization that rescues dogs from local shelters and trains them to become psychiatric service dogs for post-9/11 combat veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other injuries associated with combat service experiences. Upon attendance guests will be treated to a tour of Cathy Carey’s Art Studio and Garden. Refreshments and flavorful beverages will be available to all guests while viewing the colorful paintings and garden. As part of her continued support of Shelter to Soldier, Cathy will match $5 for every donation.
Self Guided Garden and Studio Tour
Enjoy the beautiful drought-tolerant succulent garden, with many imaginative groupings of plants, succulent wine bottle garden, and sculptures by other local artists. The one-acre property atop a hill, overlooks Lake Hodges and surrounding inland areas.
About Shelter to Soldier
Shelter to Soldier is a CA 501c3 nonprofit organization that rescues dogs from local shelters and trains them to become psychiatric service dogs for post-9/11 combat veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other injuries associated with traumatic service experiences. Shelter to Soldier is supported solely through donations from corporations, charitable foundations and private individuals and is the recipient of the prestigious San Diego 10News Leadership Award and the 2016 Waggy Award from the Los Angeles- based TailWaggers Foundation. The services Shelter to Soldier provides for free to veterans and an animal rescued from shelters fulfills the mission of “Saving Lives, Two at a Time”. Visit www.sheltertosoldier.org or call 855-CUS-TMK9 (855-287-8659) for a confidential interview regarding veteran eligibility or charitable support. www.sheltertosoldier.org