Marin Humane’s Tails by Twilight Funds Youth Programs

Kathy Zirker-Smith, Mo DeLong and Jackie Broad

Nearly 300 animal lovers gathered on September 23 for Tails by Twilight, Marin Humane‘s annual gala. Held on its Novato campus, guests enjoyed cocktails and a gourmet vegan meal while raising critical donations for the organization’s many programs through silent and live auctions. Auction items included cases of wine featuring a pet’s photo on each bottle, spa experiences, and hotel stays.

Peter Mark and Elizabeth Needham

More than $600,000 was raised during the course of the evening, with more than half of that going toward the fund-a-need for youth programs.

Sandy Monticelli and her dog Mia

Some guests brought their well-behaved furry friends along to join in the fun.

Drs. Edward Haack, Milinda Loomer, Hannah May and Tanner May

Marin Humane’s mission is to transform lives through exceptional animal care, humane education, and advocacy. The nonprofit operates a robust animal adoption program, offers training classes and veterinary services, and promotes community engagement through its events, youth programs and more. It also offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for animal lovers of all kinds.

Photos: Courtesy of Marin Humane

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