October 2010

C-Street Confidential: Which Family Is Real?

Oct 2, 2010 @ 10:46 AM by Anonymous with [0] comments

By Camille Koue
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Q: How can I update my information (name, address, phone number and e-mail address) online?

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A: You can update your name, address, phone number and e-mail address by sending the old and new information to membership@commonwealthclub.org or by contacting the Membership Department at (415) 597-6708.

Q: How can I give a gift of stock?

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A: Giving appreciated stock to The Commonwealth Club can mean tax benefits for you. Visit our Gifts of Stock page for more information.

Q: How can I include The Commonwealth Club in my will or living trust?

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A: You can make a gift (bequest) to the Club through your will or living trust by designating a percentage of your total estate, the residue or a portion of the residue, or a specific dollar amount. See Legacy Giving for sample bequest language and all other pertinent information.

Q: Does The Commonwealth Club exchange names and addresses from its membership list?

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A: Membership is one of The Commonwealth Club’s most important sources of support, and the Club’s relationship with its members is of an utmost importance. The Commonwealth Club does not sell its membership list to other organizations. However, in order to assist in its membership and fundraising efforts, the Club periodically rents and/or exchanges the names and addresses of its members and former members with other organizations, using a process that does not permit the other organization to review or retain a copy of the membership list. Read more »

Q: Can I make a gift in memory of another individual?

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A: Yes. Send your contribution to Memorials C/O Commonwealth Club Development Department, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. Provide the name and address of the individual. Acknowledgements will be sent to the donor and the person named who inspired the gift (if appropriate). You may also make your gift online and fill out the tribute section.

Q: Can I sponsor a membership for someone else?

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A: Yes, you can purchase a gift of membership for someone else. You pay for the membership (at any level) and the other person receives the benefits. Purchase online or call (415) 597-6708 to purchase over the phone.

Q: What is The Commonwealth Club’s address?

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A: Our headquarters are located at 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. Our Silicon Valley office is located at 578 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035.