Support Friends of Lake Sonoma There are multiple ways YOU can make a difference and support the Friends of Lake Sonoma! Direct Financial Donations Donations to Friends of Lake Sonoma are tax deductible. All money donated goes directly to support park projects, free of Federal intervention. This helps us keep the Milt Brandt Visitors Center and Congressman Don Clausen Fish Hatchery open to public access, as well as build, maintain and improve new and existing park facilties to enhance the visitor experience. Donations should be mailed to Friends of Lake Sonoma, 3288 Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville, CA 95441. Weddings, Festivals, Events and Venue Rental Fees If you are holding an event at Lake Sonoma, you have the option of having your venue rental fees donated to the Friends of Lake Sonoma by naming us as a sponsor of your event. Simply make the request at the time you book your event with the park rangers. There are several benefits. You or your organization can get a tax deduction for the donation, the fees will go directly back to the park to support park maintenance and you will have made an important contribution to keeping Lake Sonoma open! In-Kind Donations The Friends of Lake Sonoma happily accepts in-kind donations that help us keep the park open and operating. While some of the in-kind donations might sound mundane, they are greatly appreciated! Examples include: Motor Oil Black Graphite Grease Antifreeze Oil Filters Latex Gloves Fuel Filters Concrete Garbage Cans with Lids Sony xr260 camcorder Power Director 10 Deluxe Video Editing Software Hand Cleaner To make an in-kind donation, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be able to provide further information as to size, weight, model number, etc., of supplies that are needed. Volunteer Your Time As Federal budgets continue to shrink, the need for volunteers grows! We need trained volunteers to help with fish hatchery tours and serve as hosts at the Milt Brandt Visitors Center. We also need assistance with trash collection and trail maintenance. We're happy to enlist the help of individuals -- or other organizations seeking fulfilling community service projects. Please contact us at email@example.com. Host an Event at Lake Sonoma! Weddings Looking for a unique and picturesque spot for your wedding? Contact the Friends of Lake Sonoma. We have several special spots throughout the park that can handle anywhere from 10 to 250 guests -- and have set up package deals with other vendors that make wedding planning easier and less expensive. Plus, a portion of your costs are tax deductible as a donation to Friends of Lake Sonoma! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our special "Weddings" page on this website. Fishing Tournaments Lake Sonoma is the perfect site for bass tournaments and other fishing competitions. Cast your line our way and designate your rental fees as a donation to Friends of Lake Sonoma. Just let the park ranger know when you make arrangements for your tournament. Hunting The Friends of Lake Sonoma sponsors hunts (archery and crossbow only) to help control the wild pig and deer populations at Lake Sonoma. Fees associated with the hunts are funneled back into the park for maintenance and improvements. Please check out our special hunting page on this website for more information. Races By foot or mountain bike, Lake Sonoma has pristine trails for racing competitions. Designate Friends of Lake Sonoma as a sponsor of your event, and your venue fees will go directly to us -- and right back into the park. Family/Business Gatherings Lake Sonoma is the perfect spot for family reunions and business outings. We have several picnic areas that can host hundreds! Donate your venue rental fees to Friends of Lake Sonoma.