March 12, 2020 - April 5, 2020

March 12, 2020 - April 5, 2020

DONORS

Ways to Give

There are many ways to donate to the festival:

Contact Cheryl at Moisture Central (206) 297-1405 or email development <at> moisturefestival <dot> org

Donations are tax deductible

“A day without laughter is a wasted day ” – Charlie Chaplin

Thank you to the generous donors who make the Seattle Moisture Festival possible

Each year, the festival attracts over 250 performers from all over the globe who entertain over 10,000 local patrons at fifty shows, each accompanied by a live show band. The festival operates as a primarily volunteer-run organization with over 250 volunteers helping produce our shows presenting unique performers dedicated to promoting this art form.

Give TODAY to help us provide a diverse performing arts experience to help individuals of all ages broaden their perspectives, nurture creativity, and serves to build the precious core of live comedy/varieté American theater aficionados.

FAQs for Seattle Moisture Festival donors.

 

Join the SuperStar Circle

NEW! Join the Seattle Moisture Festivals SuperStar circle with a gift of $1,000 or more.  This high-level giving circle is designed to provide sustainable benefits to the festival to Moisture Festival, and most importantly, SuperStars know that they are helping the world’s biggest Comedy/Varieté event of its kind that resurges each spring in Seattle. It’s easy to join, click here for more information on how YOU can become a Seattle Moisture Festival’s SuperStar.

Individual Donors

$10,000+

Bob Greco

$5,000+

Leslie and Mike Foley

Lynn and Brian Grant 

$2500+

Bruce and Karen Lee

Jeff Hermanson 

 Kris Raftis

Matthew Morris and Sara Goering

$1000+

Mike and Michelle Sharp

Jeff Wilson

Vivian Schroedl

Mary Kipp

Amanda Lee

Bob Venezia

Daniel Top

Joanie Mackowski

Jo Montgomery and Chuck Johnson

Aiden and Abi Rogers

Randy and Willa Rohwer

Elizabeth and Matthew Steinbruek

David Bradlee and Kathryn Gardow

David and Dana Taft

Toby Bright

$100+

Aki Nanioka
Akshay Kulkarni
Alan and Barbara Davidoff
Alex Feldman
Alex Szymula
Alison Fitch
Alma
Amy Taylor
Andrea Bakke
Andrew Buckles
Angela Chabot
Angie Burgin
Ann Fittante
Ann Jennings
Anna and Paul McKee
Anne Gavzer
Anthony Morrow
Ashley Hannon
Audrey Ruhland
August Wonder
Autumn .
Barbara and Dave Mcphee
Barbara Ross
Ben & Kelsey Curran
Bernice Maslan
Billy Kessler
Bob and Myrna Sherman
Bob Coyne
Boneaus .
Brad Erickson
Brendan Burns
Brian Mueller
Brianna Constable
Bryan Kelley
Carl Davis
Carl Hirschman
Carmen diDomenico
Carol Bergdahl
Carolyn Smith
Cassie Blum and Zach Nolte
Catherine and Ned Gerhart
Cathy Johnson
Charly Castors
Chris Banta
Chris Stremlau
Christopher and Mary Troth
Christopher Conrad
Cosette Le Ciel
Cristina Pacheco and Jason Campbell
Dan Shih and Ted MacGovern
Daniel A O’Brien
Daniel and Erin Lantz
Daniel Friedman
Daniel Gamelin and Sara Early
Daniel Goering
Daniel Zeller
Dave Peers
David Edelstein
David Kirdahy
Dayna Ducey
Debbi Vanselow
Deborah Schorzman
Dick and Carrie Stein
Donald Rogers
Douglas Loewen
Douwe and Nanette Wielenga
Duane DeValkeneer
Eben Sprinsock
Ed & Becky Jhu
Erin Wilson and Jen Allen
Frederick and Kathryn Emrick
Frederick O’Neill
George & Emily Ptasinski
Georgine Price
Glen Mitchell
Graciela (Gracie) Lange
Greg and Marge Smith
Greg and Shirley Ramsey
Gregory Squires
Gretchen Lee
Gwyn Staton
Harold Dash
Heather Mead
Heather Weihl
Helen and Steven Snyder
Helen Gamble
Henry and Al Nuwer
Henry Burton
Howard & Ruth Tharp
Howard and Dianna Dickerman
Hugh & Jane Foy
Jacob Cooper
Jacque Byrne
Jade Pope
James and Catherine Alexander
James Baker
James Kerney
Jamie Bright
Jan DeWolf
Janet Egger
Janetmarie and Paul .
Janice Reebs and David Rust
Jay Wardle
Jeff and Beth Myrick
Jennifer Davis
Jennifer Marrow
Jennifer Wensrich
Jessica Helmer
Jessica Kirkland
Jim and Linda McDonnel
Jo & Paul Stoner
John Tiscornia
John Weeks and Jeana Kimball
John Zemlin and Mary Ellen
Jon and Nina Else
Jorie Wackerman
Julia Buck
Karen Koon
Karianne Stinson
Kate and Doug Snider
Katherine Boullin
Katherine Bragdon
Katherine Ransel
Kathy Fleming
Katie Perkins
Ken Phillips Jr
Ken Phillips, Sr
Ken Shah
Kevin and Caun Knapp
Kevin Weyer
Krijn e Jonge
Kris Durgin
Kurt and Jacalyn Swanson
Kyle Parker-Robinson
Larry and Suzi Hettick
Laura Gene Middaugh
Laura Rishel
Laurie and Prem Radheshwar
Leighsa and Lionel Balland
Lesley Zavar
Leslie Hubertus
Linda Wensrich
Linday Taylor
Lindsey and Jeff Winter
Linnea Granryd
Lisa Schaures
Lisa Sieberson
Lori Pederson
Lyle George
Maggie and Nick Mallon
Manuel Nordhoff
Maque DaVis
Marc and Sienna Regier
Marcia Sommer
Maria Magpayo
Marianna .
Marianna Veress
Marjan and Ron Petty
Mark Radbourne
Marti & Paul Casey
Mary and Andy Kennedy
Mary Fleischman
Mary Kay Voytilla and Nicholas Gillen
Mary McClure
Matt Cantrell
Matt Corey
Matt Hobbs
Matthew and Marianne Wells
Melody Nelson
Meredith & Steve Everist
Michael and Edith Ruby
Michael and Leslie Bourgoin
Michael Filipovic and Jennifer Davis
Michael Froebe and Janet Best
Michael Wilson
Mike Bailey
Minta Crafts Serna
Monica Shih
Nancy and Bart Waldman
Nataliya Olson
Nekole Shapiro
Nicholas Lollini
Nori L
Patrick .
Patrick Baker
Paul Blinzer
Paul Loeb and Rebecca Hughes
Paula Strom
Peter Glick
Peter House
Phil O’Brien
Philip and Karen Lloyd
Rachael Swarthout
Rachael Weakland and Scott Birkhead
Randy Minkler
Ray and Amina Leighton
Robert and Vickie Maloney
Robert Samuel Salon
Robin Chase
Ronni Berger
Rose Feliciano
Ross Monster
Roxanne Grantham
Ruthann Howell
Ryan Padgett
Sandy Boeskov
Sarah Garcia
Scott Griffin and Liesa Rose
Scott West
Sean Corry
Sean Stitham
Shane McDaniel
Sharon Kingsford
Sharty and Kevanna .
Shira Brewer
Shirley Thom
Stephanie Lynch
Stephanie Seymour
Stephen Adams
Steve Krook
Steve Plant
Steve Wacker and Elizabeth Wright
Steven Smith
Steven Stenberg
Stuart Niven
Susan Payne
Susan Stasik
Susan Warwick
Susan Willis
Susanna Pugh
Taylor Dykes
Tega and Tovie .
Teresa and Bob Anderson
Terry Beaty
The Goldbergs
Thomas Arroll
Thomas Sackett
Thomas Starr
Tim Furst
Todd and Sylvie Currie
Tom and Kate Klein
Tom Hillier
Tom Rooks
Traudl Wolf-Buck
Tulasi McCarthy
Tyler Nielsen
Valerie Weber
Vicki Panzeri
Vivian Valencia
Wanda Corcoran
Ward and John .
Wayton Lim and Naomi Kaiuchi
Wayton Lin and Naomi Kakiuchi
Wesley Wonder
William and Lyn Thomas
William Shaw
Wilma Shaw and Mike Tidwell
Zoe and Zaydee Mae Ryan

Friends of the Festival Monthly Giving

Make a Significant Impact as Friends of the Festival Monthly Giving Club Donor

Joining the Friends of the Festival Monthly Giving Club puts more of your dollars toward the festival you love!

Friends of the Festival Club Benefits:

  • Ensure that MOISTURE FESTIVAL is able to dependably and annually bring you the comedy/variete festival that you love.
  • Guarantee uninterrupted MOISTURE FESTIVAL donor status with no interruption except when you choose.

It’s easy to join the Friends of the Festival Club:

  1. Choose the amount that you want to contribute every month.
  2. Click here and fill out the donation form.
  3. Make sure to check the box “Make this a monthly donation”

You can choose to increase, decrease, or suspend your monthly gift at any time. All you have to do is call us at 206.297-1405 or email: developmentmoisturefestivalorg.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Will I have to renew my gift every year?
    No. We’ll automatically renew your gift, and continue your monthly donation without interruption. Just contact us at developmentmoisturefestivalorg or 206.297-1405 when you know your card is about to expire, so we can update it and continue your payments without interruption . 
  2. Can I make extra donations?
    Of course! MOISTURE FESTIVAL always welcomes as much support as you are able to contribute, and we greatly value any extra donation you are inspired to make.
  3. What if I need to change the amount I’m donating?
    No problem. You are in complete control of your giving, and you are welcome to increase, decrease, or stop your monthly donations at any time. Contact us at 206.297-1405 or email us to make any changes to your plan. 
  4. How do I update my credit card number?
    Just give us a call at 206.297-1405. Feel free to leave a voicemail on our secure system with your name, phone number, new credit card number, expiration date, and security code. Please don’t email your new number to us, though – we can’t guarantee the security of your information that way.
  5. What if I need to suspend or cancel payments for a little while?
    Also no problem. Email us or give us a call at 206.297-1405 to let us know what you’d like to do. 

Is my credit card information secure with you?
Your information is completely safe and secure with MOISTURE FESTIVAL’s PayPal financial vendor

PLANNED GIVING

Legacy Society members  translate values into action.

Wills Create a legacy, with a bequest in your will. Your gift ensures the comedy/varieté at Moisture Festival continues for many years to come.

Moisture estival thanks Kevin Beder for establishing a legacy gift.  Read more about it here.

How to Establish a Bequest

Making a gift to Moisture Festival through your will or living trust offers great flexibility. You can give a variety of assets such as:

  • A specific piece of property,
  • A specific sum of money, or
  • A percentage or residue of your estate.

This is a way to make a lasting contribution to support Moisture Festival’s work without affecting your current financial security and freedom. A simple directive in your will or living trust, called a charitable bequest, can bring enduring support to Moisture Festival. Charitable bequests are straightforward to arrange, reduce your assets subject to taxation, and do not affect your current assets. There is no immediate out-of-pocket cost to you or disruption of your lifestyle. Legal advice is essential in drafting or changing your will. Since a will reflects your deepest wishes, it should be carefully constructed to accomplish exactly what you desire. This information is intended only to serve as a guideline for you and not as a substitute for professional legal counsel. You can take this information about Moisture Festival to your attorney:

  • Legal Name: Moisture Festival
  • Headquarters: PO Box 17484, Seattle, WA 98127
  • Tax Identification Number: 20-3366934
  • IRS Tax Exempt Status: Nonprofit 501(c)(3)
  • Suggested Bequest Language

Join the Moisture Festival Legacy Society

If you choose to remember the Moisture Festival in your plans, we encourage you to let us know so we may say “thank you” and welcome you as a member of the Legacy Society. We recognize Legacy Society members on our web page and in our annual reports to the community. If you prefer, we will keep the fact of your bequest intention confidential. We understand fully if you prefer not to share specific amounts or it you have no way of knowing what might be left over for your charitable gifts. There are many ways to plan special gifts for Moisture Festival and your other charitable interests; a bequest through your will is just one. Whatever your plans may be, we encourage you to contact us, without obligation. If you have questions, contact: Phone: 206-297-1405 Email: Development@moisturefestival.org

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