Sunlight Alumni Team 2, bonded and connected on our last day. We still connect post-retreat and support one another via our private group daily

Sunlight Alumni Team 2, bonded and connected on our last day. We still connect post-retreat and support one another via our private group daily

 Dr. Shiva Ghaed, lovingly called "Dr. G" shares her knowledge on the science of PTSD and how to heal and grow beyond trauma

Dr. Shiva Ghaed, lovingly called "Dr. G" shares her knowledge on the science of PTSD and how to heal and grow beyond trauma

Thank you to our August 2018 Sunlight REtreat Scholarship Donors

Multiple Scholarship Sponsors:

Red My Lips, La Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club, Dan O'Shannon, Tim Walsh, More Than No and Cabaret Con-Sensual

Scholarship Sponsors:

Nadine Macaluso, Sarah Paiste, Kim Davis, Jessie Neufeld and Ryan Suneson, Valerie Attisha, Charissa Adams, Don Catton, William French, and Rachel Riccardella

Retreat Supporters:

Katherine O'Donnell, Katie Johnson, Bitsy La Bourbon, Danielle Tansino, Stephanie Mahalec, Emily Piez, Bett Simpson Lucas, Elizabeth Howland, Clara Harris, Luke Howitt, Rachel Klahr, Lauren Rosenberg, Bill Pogue, Rob and Laura Curcio, Kelly Caton, Lindsey Robertson, Dave Lemox, Carlie Ward, Christine Evans, Maggie Zickafoose, Emily Griffin, Tamaro Hanna, Susan Cunningham, Kirstie Pfeifer and Elena Lujan-Alba.

Retreat programs are run at-cost with the help of volunteers. The $250 cost per participant covers 3 days/2 nights of lodging, meals, liability and insurance. 

If you would like to sponsor a survivor to attend our next San Diego retreat, or would like to contribute in any amount, it could be a difference maker for a survivor of sexual violence. Contributions are accepted via check, PayPal or Venmo (@sunlightretreats).

 La Mesa Sunrise Rotary provided an incredible healthy dinner for survivors, as well as volunteered, and sponsored two survivors to attend. Amazing vegan carrot cake Elena! And the thoughtful breakfast made their morning Betty

La Mesa Sunrise Rotary provided an incredible healthy dinner for survivors, as well as volunteered, and sponsored two survivors to attend. Amazing vegan carrot cake Elena! And the thoughtful breakfast made their morning Betty

 Love on a Leash Central San Diego Chapter came back to welcome rape survivors to Sunlight Retreats and put survivors at ease

Love on a Leash Central San Diego Chapter came back to welcome rape survivors to Sunlight Retreats and put survivors at ease

Thank you to our August 2018 Sunlight REtreat Volunteers who donated their services, Care and Support to Sexual Assault Survivors

Brittany Kirk, Dr. Shiva Ghaed, Carlie Ward, Kirstie Pfeifer, Betty Howland, Don Catton, Patti Sullivan, Coleen Cobbs, Mary-Kate Catton, Maureen Kirk, Brian Kirk, Sue Subkow, Love on a Leash Central San Diego Chapter, Amy DeMueles, Lyndsay Neer, Stacie Rosati, Christiana Donovan, Dr. Rachel Richards, Dr. Patricia Lotufo, Dr. Landon Amonette, Erica Fowler of Erica Jane Health, Dr. Catherine Austin, Rhonda Epstein, Cheryl Lemox, Darwin Vasay, Betty Howland, Stella Stehly and Stehly Farms, Christine Evans, Barbara Janszen Hunter, Clara Harris, Elena Lujan-Alba, Brittany Bachmann and Lori May.

acupuncture for rape survivors and ptsd
yoga for rape survivors

Thank you to our Inaugural 2018 sunlight REtreat Donors who made retreats for Rape Survivors a reality

Retreat programs are run at-cost with the help of volunteers. The $250 cost per participant covers 3 days/2 nights of lodging, meals, liability and insurance. 

If you would like to sponsor a survivor to attend our next San Diego retreat, or would like to contribute in any amount, it could be a difference maker for a survivor of sexual violence. Contributions are accepted via check, PayPal or Venmo (@sunlightretreats).

 

Scholarship Sponsors

Todd Little + Katy Bennett, Linda L. Katz, David Daitch, Tristan Prettyman, Maureen + Larry Kirk, Brittany + Brian Kirk, Anonymous, Heather Pierce Giannone and Kimberly Davis Solo

Retreat Supporters

Adama Iwu, Mari Pullen, Piper Scalzi, Bett Lucas, Lisa Sorenson, Kirstie Pfeifer, Rachel Klahr, Kara Dobelis, Loree Sowden, Anonymous, Melissa Bernstein, Aimee Anderson, Lacie H, Anonymous, in honor of Rachel Klahr, and Liz Raines Albano

 

programs for rape victims and survivors
healing foods for rape and ptsd

Thank you to our 2018 Inaugural 2018 Sunlight REtreat Volunteers

Brittany Kirk, Dr. Shiva Ghaed, Kirstie Pfeifer, Colleen Cobbs, Amy DeMueles, Patti Sullivan, Mary-Kate Catton, Kristen Wilson, Christiana Donovan, Sue Subkow and Love on a Leash Central San Diego Chapter, Dr. Catherine Austin, Stella Stehly and Stehly Farms, Darwin Vasay, Lyndsay Neer, Brian Kirk and Cathy Gaston.