Reach for the Stars Gala

Held in San Rafael on Saturday, September 21, 2019, the 2019 Reach for the Stars Gala was a rollicking good time!! With a bohemian bluegrass theme and emceed by California State Senator Mike McGuire, the sold-out Gala welcomed over 275 guests and raised close to $250k for Side by Side.

Photos from the event may be found at Drew Altizer’s website. Guests also stopped by our photo booth for some candid shots of themselves.

To take a peek at the exciting Live Auction and Silent Auction items that were up for bid on the 21st, click here.

Many, many thanks to all our corporate sponsors and individual table hosts and underwriters!

2019 Gala Sponsors

Star Gazer Sponsors

Shooting Star Sponsors

Twinkling Star Sponsors

Exchange Bank

First Republic Bank/Anne Golden

Kaiser Permanente

Marin Roto-Rooter/Mendy Calegari

McLeran Roofing

Table Hosts & Individual Underwriters

Deanna Brock & Daniel Freeman

John & Wendy Buscaglia/Jackson Family Foundation

Mary Denton & Monte Deignan

Jennifer L. Gotti

Tony & Marti Grimminck

Mr. & Mrs. J. Patrick Hunt

Tim & Jennifer Lynn

The Mattaja Families

Scott Nikas & Sandy Jacobs

Howard Schomer & Kimberly Rochat

The Snodgrass Family

Jacqueline & David Spielberg

Ricki & Ray Syufy

Leslie & Ken Wachtel