Raise Your Paddle in Support of the Tuolumne River Trust

Come Raise Your Paddle with us on October 8th from 5-8pm in celebration of the Tuolumne River Trust for our annual fall gala at the Garden Court Hotel in Downtown Palo Alto! A 2016 Forbes Four Star Hotel, with Spanish-style architecture and courtyard, this elegant venue will transport you to the idyllic streets of the Mediterranean without leaving the innovative and illustrious Silicon Valley for a night that’s sure to inspire.

This year’s event will feature 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 to benefit our work on behalf of the Tuolumne River. Auction items include vacations and excursions both near and far, as well as unique and exciting items.

Garden Court Hotel Collage

Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now!

A huge "THANK YOU!" to our Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor 

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Salmon Saver

Anne & Jeffrey Maggioncalda

Stephanie Stern

Conservation Champion

Susan and Maury Stern

Jan Holloway

Mike and Naomi Gardner

Santa Clara Valley Water District

Floodplain Protector


Fergus Garber Young Architects

BCE Consulting

Robert Canning

John and Katie Amodio

Joe and Sue Daly

ARTA River Trips


Sierra Mac River Trips

All Outdoors


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

ARTA River Trips

101 Surf Sports

Tayside Sport Horses

Galileo Innovation Camps

San Francisco Zoo

Want to see your name or company on this list?

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.

Updated 8/15/2017