Donate to the Cigar PEG

Make Your Tax Deductible


your unrestricted donation (any amount) to Cigar PEG, Inc., a 501 (c)(3)
non-profit public charity.

a minimum $50 donation and a vintage Cigar PEG party T-Shirt is yours.
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and request men’s or women’s and first size choice.)

(Not for Member Registration)


Cigar PEG is incorporated in California as a non-profit corporation. Cigar
PEG, Inc. has received "Public Charity Status" from the Internal
Revenue Service under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Effective date for contribution deductibility is February 8, 2006. EIN:
20-4570908. 1746 Calle Yucca, Suite 4, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. Print this
page for your tax deduction receipt. 


Cigar PEG’s Charitable Giving $425,000 (as of 12/19/12):

  • $205,000 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

  • $129,000 USD to Laura’s
    Hope–to date, the Cigar PEG has also
    contributed (as of 2012)–making the Cigar PEG the largest single contributor to Laura’s

  • $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

  • $7,000 USD to the American Cancer Society (as of

  • $40,000
    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.

  • $7,000
    (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
    (in 2011) to the Dutch Charity, Marathon 365 Foundation, following the
    Cigar PEG’s first International event in Amsterdam. 

  • $3,000
    (in 2012) to Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS)