Shelter to Soldier hosts donor-appreciation event


Shelter to Soldier hosted its “Red Star Thank You Soiree” donor-appreciation event on March 25 at The Lakehouse in San Marcos. The event included live music, small bites, complimentary beer and wine service.

Shelter to Soldier is a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that adopts dogs from local shelters and trains them to become psychiatric service dogs for post-9/11 combat veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and/or other psychological injuries. The program also places Emotional Support Animals with active duty military and veterans, and deploys their Shelter to Soldier Canine Ambassadors, a team of therapy dogs, to provide visits of love and comfort to active duty military, veterans and their families as well as community partners throughout Southern California. For more information, visit

Photos by Vincent Andrunas