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2022 Gala for Elephants

and Save $20 on Tickets


September 23, 2022


MOPA, San Diego, CA

to Save Your Spot

Come Together to Protect Asian Elephants

Join us at the MOPA in San Diego, California for a gala fundraiser to save endangered Asian elephants in their last bastion - India. An fun-filled evening with film screenings, a silent auction, food, a book signing, and so much more!

VFAE founder Sangita Iyer will be attending.



  • Screening of Asian Elephant 101 short-film series produced by Sangita, world premiered on multiple Nat Geo channels, followed by a Q&A

  • Discussion of the escalating human-elephant conflict in India

  • Book signing of Sangita's Amazon Bestseller Gods in Shackles - What Elephants Teach Us About Empathy, Resilience and Freedom (available for purchase at the event)

  • Live performance by renowned speed-painting artist, Amy Burkman

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