Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 6:30pm
Sacramento - State Capitol Building Steps
Please join Kaylie for prayer and to light a candle in Honor of the Victims of Dangerous Dogs on the steps of the Sacramento State Capitol Building at 6:30pm on October 26th. For more information, please contact Dennis Baker or

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Candlelight Vigil Event for Victims of Dangerous Dogs Draws Attendees from Across the Country

The vigil event commences on the California State Capitol building steps at 6:30 pm, Saturday, October 26.

Sacramento, CA, October 22, 2013 --( The family of a 3-year old girl mauled by a pit bull last year is hosting a vigil event to remember and honor the victims of dangerous dogs and to raise awareness about the growing frequency of serious and fatal dog attacks. On Saturday, October 26, Kaylie's Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Dangerous Dogs takes place in Sacramento on the West Steps of the State Capitol building. Kaylie's vigil begins at 6:30 pm. Attendance is free.

On July 7, 2012, Kaylie Foster required over 100 stitches across her face after being attacked by a pit bull at her father's home in Stockton. Now 5-years old, doctors say that Kaylie will have to wait until she is a teenager to undergo plastic surgery. Like many other families, Kaylie's family, who is sponsoring the vigil event, was unaware of how widespread these attacks are until it happened to a loved one. Kaylie's family hopes that the vigil will help prevent a future mauling.

Since the attack, Kaylie's family has connected with many victims of serious dog maulings and, a Texas-based nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing serious dog attacks. Victims as far away as Maryland are attending the Sacramento vigil event. California victims, including the family of Hunter Kilbourn (Antioch) who was mauled by two pit bulls in August and the family of Claudia Gallardo (Stockton) who was killed by a pit bull in April, are attending as well.

See full press release | Download the event flyer

Event Details

Saturday, October 26, 2013

West Steps of the California State Capitol building
1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

6:30 - 9:00pm (sundown approximately 6:15 pm)

6:30 to 7:15 pm - Invited speakers will begin the vigil event

Candle lighting:
7:30 pm - Candle lighting and the reading of victims' names

Closing Prayer:
8:45 pm

Street parking is free after 6 pm.

LED candles are provided for attendees! Actual (fire) candles are prohibited!

See full press release | Download the event flyer

Thursday, October 17, 2013

We Did It -- Funds Raised for a PA System for Kaylie's Vigil!

Fundraising Goal Met: Sound for Kaylie's Event - Help Us Hear!

A very special thanks to all who contributed to ensure that speakers at Kaylie's Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Dangerous Dogs are heard on October 26!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Just 11 Days from the Event - Help Us Raise Funds for a PA System!

Our campaign has raised over 50% towards a PA system! Please help ensure that Kaylie's Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Dangerous Dogs are heard on October 26th!