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What is a Virtual Gala?
  • It's a social-distancing, safe way to have a traditional fundraiser. 

  • There will be a silent auction, a live auction and lots of storytelling about the cats & dogs of Sonoma Valley.

  • Two levels of "tickets" have meals by the girl & the fig included.

How do you participate?
  • Buy a "virtual ticket"

  • Tune in on August 15 for the live event (a private YouTube link)

Do you have a VIP experience?
  • Yes. We have a VIP experience in which a delicious meal including appetizer & dessert from the girl & the fig will be delivered to your home just before the show. In addition VIPs will get a link to participate in a pre-show virtual cocktail party.

    • The meal for two includes:

      • Choice of an Artisan Cheese Platter for Two or Artisan Cheese & Charcuterie Platter

      • Beet salad, Herb Ricotta, Pistachios, Yellow Beet Vinaigrette

      • Marinated Mushrooms with Pine Nuts, Parsley and Quinoa

      • Roasted Baby Carrots

      • Choice of entrée for each person: Sweet Pea Fritters, Cedar Planked Salmon, or Wood Roasted Chicken

      • Chocolate Polenta Cake

      • A pre-mixed Pawtini

      • A bottle of wine

Do you have other options with a meal?

Yes, we do! the girl & the fig is preparing picnics to be picked up. Each picnic will serve at least 2 people. Choices are fried chicken or a vegetarian picnic basket.


Fried Chicken Meal for 2 people

  • Cole Slaw

  • Baked Beans

  • Corn Bread

  • Crispy Fried Chicken


Vegetarian French Picnic Basket for 2 people

  • Pickled Vegetables, Olives, Marcona Almonds

  • Local Cheeses

  • Dijon & Whole Grain Mustard

  • Fig Jam

  • Flatbread Crackers & Baguette


*Note these meals will be ready to pick-up between 3:00 & 5:30 pm on August 15.



What if I want to provide my own meal?

We have a ticket for you – for just $10 you can register as a bidder and receive the link to watch the live show on August 15.


To bid on the silent & live auction items all you need is a smart phone, a tablet / iPad or your computer.  You can peruse the auction items before bidding starts.

Become a sponsor or reserve your seats TODAY!


Mailing Address

PO Box 341
Sonoma, CA 95476

Temporary Location

21045 Broadway

Sonoma, CA 95476

Permanent Location

19686 Eight St. East

Sonoma, CA 95476

Shelter Hours

Open: Thu-Sun, 11a-5p

Closed: Mon-Wed


We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Our Federal tax ID is #94-2851279

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