Raise Your Paddle in Support of the Tuolumne River Trust

Thank you to all of our sponsors, ticket holders, volunteers, and staff members for making this the best Gala and Auction yet!

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Missed your chance to celebrate with us on October 8th? Not to worry! We have many upcoming events where you can get in on the action. Join us as we hop in canoes and Paddle with Salmon the first two weekends in November. More information here.

Over 200 people Raised Their Paddle with us on October 8th at the Garden Court Hotel in Downtown Palo Alto! This year’s event featured special guest awardees Dr. Wallace J. Nichols (The Blue Mind) and Catherine Elvert (City of Palo Alto Utilities), virtual rafting trips on the Tuolumne, photo booth, a full plated dinner, and a live auction that raised funds to sustain our work on behalf of the Tuolumne River!

Garden Court Hotel Collage

A huge "THANK YOU!" to our Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors 

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River Reviver

Susan Hyde Greene and Rear Admiral Jim Greene, Jr.

Bart and Nancy Westcott*

Clif Bar

Salmon Saver

Anne and Jeffrey Maggioncalda*

Stephanie Stern

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Conservation Champion

Susan and Maury Stern

Jan Holloway

Michael and Naomi Gardner

Santa Clara Valley Water District

Cecily and David Majerus

Margaret and Jamis MacNiven

Phil and Mary Bobel

Eric Heitz & Brenda Birks

Maryann Moise

* Indicates Matching Funds pledged for Fund-a-Need

Floodplain Protector


Fergus Garber Young Architects

BCE Consulting

Robert Canning

John and Katie Amodio

Sue and Joe Daly

Glenn and Sue Ellen Ritchey

ARTA River Trips


Sierra Mac River Trips

All Outdoors


Bill Maher

Cindy Charles

Mark Gonzalves



William E. Reller

Auction Items Generously Provided By:

The Marine Mammal Center

Benziger Winery and Imagery Estate

Lindsay Wildlife Experience

The Garden Court Hotel

Total Wine & More

Rush Creek Lodge

San Francisco Symphony

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Fiscalini Cheese

Coalface Creations

The San Francisco Giants

ARTA River Trips

101 Surf Sports

Tayside Sport Horses

Galileo Innovation Camps

San Francisco Zoo

Uncle Yu’s

Susan Stern

Babette Wagner

Cindy Charles

Eric Riemer

Wes Sperry

The Tuolumne River Trust Board of Directors

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All sponsorship opportunities for this event are now closed. If you would like to sponsor an upcoming or future event, please get in touch with Brittany Gray brittany@tuolumne.org or Lauren Barnum lauren@tuolumne.org.

We have a wide range of sponsorship packages to suit your personal and corporate giving needs. For more information about sponsorship opportunities click here!

If you have any items or experiences you’d like to donate for the live auction, or if you would like to discuss a customized sponsorship package, please contact Brittany Gray at (415) 882-7252 or brittany@tuolumne.org.

Host Committee

Lauren Barnum          Kerstyn Crumb          Joe Daly          Brittany Gray

         Camille King          Patrick Koepele          John Kreiter

Cecily Majerus          Susan Stern

Updated 10/4/2017