Cigar PEG Giving

Cigar PEG, Inc., Philanthropy through Fun

 $235,000 USD to NSA’s

Foundation, since its inception in 1999 (as of 2012), 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.

www.nsaspeaker.org/about/foundation.shtml/

$140,000 USD to Laura’s
Hope www.laurashope.com/,
a project administered through The Hereditary Disease Foundation. http://www.hdfoundation.org

$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. http://www.longqt.org/.

11,000
USD to Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS)
Foundation. http://www.sads.org

$10,000 USD to the American Cancer Society (as of
2012). http://www.cancer.org/

$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. http://www.wheelofenergy.org/

$5,000
USD to The Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation (NWPF). http://www.nwpf.org

$3,000
USD to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD). http://www.theaftd.org/