The WildCare Gala takes place on September 21, 2019 at the Marin Country Mart in Larkspur!


Purchase Tickets

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Sponsor the WildCare Gala

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Event information

The event starts at 5:30pm, and it will be held at the Marin Country Mart (look for the event tents behind the complex where the farmer’s market is usually located).

There will be plenty of parking at the Marin Country Mart. Click for map and directions.

The Gala will feature:
– Thrilling nose-to-beak encounters with WildCare’s live Wildlife Ambassadors (and a unique photo opportunity!)
– A delicious plant-based dinner catered by A Fork Full of Earth
– A spectacular silent auction
– Amazing live auction packages (see preview below)
– Two raffles, one for a week’s stay at a private house in Cabo San Lucas, and the other for a gorgeous collection of exclusive wines!
– Hanging out with WildCare’s amazing Wildlife Hospital team and other staff and volunteers

Attire: Anything from elegant resort wear to dressy casual (although some people are wearing ball gowns!) Don’t forget to bring a jacket or a wrap… once the sun goes down it could get a little chilly.

Order of the evening: The cocktail reception starts at 5:30pm. Dinner will be seated at 7:00pm.

For more information, please contact Marian Eschen at 415-453-1000 x11 or

Click here to purchase tickets now!

Preview some of the exciting auction items at the 2019 WildCare Gala!



Experience the exquisite Amangani in Jackson Hole, Wyoming!

Package includes three nights for two in a Superior Suite,
the opportunity to de-stress and detox with 60-minute spa treatments for two,
a half-day guided wildlife tour of Yellowstone National Park, and two-way airport transfers for two!

Valued at over $9,500!


Collective Retreats

Collective Hotels & Retreats

Be one with nature! Choose a Three-Night Escape at any of Collective Hotels &
Retreats’ Luxury Tenting Experiences.

Locations include Governor’s Island NY, Hudson Valley NY, Vail CO and Yellowstone MT.


Waldorf Astoria

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Spend a luxurious weekend at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills and rejuvenate
at the La Prairie Spa!

This packages includes dinner for two at AOC Wine Bar and Restaurant.


Other exciting auction items include…

– A 7-night vacation in Punta Mita, Mexico for up to six people

– Fabulous Wines including incredibly hard to find bottles from Seven Stones Winery

– One of a kind Wildlife Opportunities

– Bay  Area Fun for a Year package including family activities, fine dining, outdoor adventures, theater and more…


Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

Saga and Frederick Perry, III

Northern Trust

Susanne and Jeff Lyons

Robert Carlson and Katie Hatch
EACH Foundation
Maureen Groper
Sandy and Ray Monticelli
Magda Sarkissian, Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty
Linda and Rob Stiles

Allison and Ron Abta
Mary D’Agostino
Kimiko Hattori-Baum
Steve and Julie Kimball
Robert Kline and Denise Wang-Kline
Cassandra Miller
Kiki Pescatello
Kate Warner Construction Lawyers in honor of Julie Malet

Bank of Marin
Bill and Susan Beech
KC and Steve Lauck
Yaz and Kate Krehbiel
Marin Sanitary Service
Martz Accountancy Corp
Bobby and Marcie Phares
Jeff Pierce
Donys and Robert Powell
Alice Weigel
Ellyn and Brett Weisel
Sandra Weiss
Sanky Communications, Inc.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor WildCare’s Gala and benefit from widespread publicity of this glamorous event! Various sponsorship levels are available.

Click to download our Gala 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF).

Presenting Sponsor $25,000

  • Twenty seats at two Premium Tables
  • Full-page advertisement in Gala program
  • Presenting signage during cocktail reception
  • Presenting recognition at event and in pre- and post-event collateral materials
  • Wildlife Hospital tour for twenty
  • Exclusive Party for 20 in Ambassador Courtyard with Wildlife Ambassador Encounter and
    Wildlife Hospital Tour.


Peregrine Falcon Sponsor $15,000


Swainson’s Hawk Sponsor $10,000


Red-shouldered Hawk Sponsor $5,000


Northern Harrier Sponsor $2,500


American Kestrel Sponsor $1,250



For more information, contact Ellyn Weisel at