Helping Hands

So here we are in the new year. Only 8 months until launching on this adventure. Recently I have been working with outdoor companies, gaining their financial and logistical support for this trip. Here is what has been promised thus far.
OARS-Dories, Angels Camp, CA - Has donated space on the August 16, 2006 Main Salmon. This trip has been donated to IRU and will be sold through their office (208) 343-7481, ask for Jessica.
Northwest River Supply, Moscow, ID - Has donated $750 of their gear to be used on the trip and then auctioned off.
Alder Creek Canoe and Kayak, Portland, OR - Has donated use of sea-kayaks for our journey on all the flat-water, all 500 miles of it!
Current Designs, Winona, MN - Wenonah Canoe/Current Designs has donated a 2003 Solstice GTSH sea-kayak that will be auctioned off after the trip.
Sawyer Paddles, Talent, OR - Bruce Bergstrom has donated a Sea Feather Sea-Kayak paddle.
Desert Mountain Medicine, Breckenridge, CO - Nadia Kimmel has donated first-aid kits.
Mary Williams Design, Flagstaff, AZ - Mary Williams has donated logo/graphics work.

I am still working on Whitewater Kayaks, Paddles, Shelter and donations for camping and food.