$320,000 USD to NSA’s Foundation, since its inception in 1999, the Cigar PEG has contributed funds specifically earmarked for the Professional Speaker Benefit Fund–making the Cigar PEG the largest single contributor to the Foundation.
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$155,000 USD to Laura’s Hope, a project administered through The Hereditary Disease Foundation.
$40,000 USD to benefit John Alston, CSP, CPAE. In 2009 the Cigar PEG created an Emergency Relief Fund; the fund has collected over $35,000 and granted the monies to the Alston Family. Additionally, in 2010, the Cigar PEG gave the Alston Family a grant of $5,000.
$29,000 USD to the Cardiac Arrhythmias Research & Education (C.A.R.E.) Foundation (as of 2011). Their work supports the research and education of the Long QT Syndrome.
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$35,000 USD to Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation. Find out more.
$17,000 USD to the American Cancer Society (as of 2012). Find out more
$7,000 USD (through the Cigar PEG Emergency Relief Fund) to benefit Jeff Thredgold, CSP (also Cigar PEG High Roller & Eddie Award recipient) who was, in 2012, diagnosed with having Frontotemporal dementia.
$5,000 USD to the Dutch Charity, Marathon 365 Foundation, following the Cigar PEG’s first International event in Amsterdam. Find out more
$10,000 USD to The Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation (NWPF). Find out more
$3,000 USD to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD). Find out more.
$15,000 to CurePSP CurePSP is the leading nonprofit advocacy organization focused on prime of life neurodegenerative diseases, a spectrum of fatal brain disorders that often strike during a person’s most productive and rewarding years.