Dennis Nelson - The Friendship Paddle 2019

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The Friendship Paddle

On September 15th over 150 paddlers will start at sunrise in Forney's Cove on Santa Cruz Island and paddle the Santa Barbara Channel and land on the beach in front of the Santa Barbara Yacht Club in support of Mike Kelley and his family.  

The Friendship Paddle from Paul Westmacott on Vimeo.

Mission Statement

We organize open ocean paddle events to provide emotional and financial support to Santa Barbara County residents fighting life-threatening illnesses.The Friendship Paddle is 5013c non-profit and 100% of the donations will be going to the honoree.

Joe Weiland
I hope you can paddle faster than those sharks....
Monica Lopez
I love that you and so many others do this paddle each year! So huge to families in need. Thank you!
Joy Nelson $50.00
Dennis thank you so much for arranging this I know it's a lot of work but for a great cause. Lisa
Martin Vaughan
Dennis, thanks for sending the information about the Friendship Paddle, it's a wonderful idea to help the Kelley family at this difficult time.
Frank Goetze
Good luck and may the currents help push you to SB.
Mike Day & Kelly Knight
Have a great paddle!
Chuck Anschuetz
You Go Buddy!!!
Dennis you have courage, Good grief. You are a good person!
Central Coast Audio Visual $100.00
Matthew Yonally $100.00

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