Join us for the 5th annual Ride the Tide event!  We had so much fun last year and we can't wait the fun to start again!  This year's proceeds will be given to The Joy School of Pawleys Island!  The Joy School of Pawleys Island’s mission is to provide an important bridge for children during the summer months to maintain progress from the school and stimulate a positive social environment to engage with other kids. See more at:  GIFT is so excited and honored to be partnered with amazing organization this year.

On Saturday, September 14th please join together with family, friends, and your community for our 2018 Ride The Tide event, a fun-filled four mile float down the Waccamaw River.  The "ride" will begin at the Litchfield Plantation Marina and will end at Hagley Landing on Hagley Drive in Pawleys Island, Sc.  Registration begins at 11:00am, Water blast off 12:00-1:00pm! Float with us on any non-motorized vehicle such as a tube, kayak, canoe, rent one from us or MAKE YOUR OWN FLOAT!  This event is open to any non-motorized floatation device.  Bring your kayaks, inner-tubes, canoes, or get creative and build your own raft! All participants will be required to wear a life jacket for the event.  

To keep the fun going, GIFT will be hosting an AFTER PARTY at Pawleys Island Raw Bar.  Featuring live bands, entertainment kicking off the party at 2:00pm.  

** We are still looking for volunteers and sponsorship for this years event.  Please reach out to GIFT at anytime for further information. **

If you are interested in volunteering for this year's event, click over to our Make a Difference page and fill out your information.

If you or your company is interested in sponsorship for Ride the Tide or would like to make a donation to GIFT directly, click on our Donate Page or Contact Us for more information on how to help.

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Release of Liability Form (to be filled out at event registration)

Location Map

Event Rules

Event Recap

Interested in being an event sponsor?  GIFT is looking for businesses and individuals wanting to make a difference in their community.  Click Here to learn how you can help!




RIDE THE TIDE for The Joy School of Pawleys Island

September 14th, 2019

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