True Grit Event
On May 2, 2022 the Belching Beaver Brewery in Vista, CA launched a special beer in Andy’s honor: the “True Grit IPA”. All sales from the beer and additional t-shirt sales from the event were donated to the Andy Valenta Melanoma Foundation, raising over $14,000.
The event was featured in the North County Daily Star and on Channel 5 Fox News.
In the news…
The Andy Valenta Melanoma Foundation strives to bring awareness to the occupational cancer risk firefighters face.
April 29, 2022 The San Diego Union Tribute published a feature story on the Valenta Family and the Andy Valenta Melanoma Foundation.