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Announcing an early success for the 2018 Summer Fund Drive at $18,760 this week!

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Concert Calendar Fall 2018


Dear Friends,

Amazing (first time ever) news! The Noontime Concerts 2018 Summer Fund Drive has met it’s $18,000 goal in advance of the target date, September 21.  Needless to say, exceeding the goal is even better. So we’ll keep up the momentum until the official end of summer on September 21. And with that proclamation, I will get straight to the point with two simple requests.

If you haven’t already done so, please make a generous contribution to Noontime Concerts.

Become a sustaining contributor by visiting the secure donations page and pledging a regular monthly donation.

For those of you who have already expressed your generosity and support this summer, the staff and board of Noontime Concerts are deeply grateful. And isn’t it wonderful to experience brilliant world-class performances at Noontime Concerts each week knowing that you help make them happen?

Thanks to your ongoing financial commitment and the expertise of our Artistic Advisory Council, I am delighted to offer you a 3-month series each Tuesday in Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral and once a month on Sundays at The San Francisco Mint. Each of the upcoming programs will be filled with rich and vibrant repertoire and be presented by extraordinarily talented local and international touring artists.

This fall the emphasis is on chamber music which is often described as “making music among friends” and we are featuring some amazing duos, trios, quartets, and quintets who will play pieces by many of your favorite composers. In addition, we will be delighted to introduce you to some new and original works.

The concert calendar includes all of the details for this new, exciting, and colorful season. You can also access up-to-the-minute concert information, videos, biographies, and composer information on this website.

Remember, the Summer Fund Drive ends September 21. You can help take us over the top in these ways.

Make a minimum donation of $30 to Noontime Concerts.

When attending a concert make a donation.

Become a sustaining contributor via the secure donations page on this website.

Invite friends, relatives, and co-workers to Noontime Concerts.

Consider the suggested methods for giving and expanding your donation opportunities listed below this letter.

Your tax-deductible donations of $50, $75, $100, $250, are essential to sustain the future of San Francisco’s musical lunch break.

“Making music among friends” is why Noontime Concerts exists. Hearing an exceptional live classical music performance in an intimate setting with friends can be a fun, adventurous, and memorable. Please join us each Tuesday and once a month on Sunday and do bring your friends.

 

With profound gratitude,

Robin Wirthlin

Executive Director

Weekly concert donations:  A cash or check donation at the weekly concerts is an easy way to show your support for Noontime Concerts and to acknowledge the high-caliber weekly musical presentations.

Online contributions: Your donation to Noontime Concerts is just a click away when you visit the secure donations page at noontimeconcerts.org. Here you can make a one-time contribution or set up a hassle-free recurring donation.

Employer matching donations:  Many employers—especially those in the philanthropic-focused Bay Area—provide donor matching benefits to employees for charities of their choice. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your donation power and help Noontime Concerts support its mission. Please ask your benefits coordinator how you can designate Noontime Concerts for a matching donation.

Corporate community campaigns: Many companies in the Bay Area participate in an annual giving campaign, with partners like the United Way.  Employee participation in these types of campaigns is another easy way to contribute by designating Noontime Concerts as a donation recipient.

Legacy gifts:  We would be honored to be a beneficiary of your trust plans.  Such legacy gifts are a tremendous show of support for our organization and a reflection of the joy it has provided you over the years.  It also is a noble way to support the future of live classical music and ensure that audiences can continue to enjoy these rich cultural experiences for years to come.

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NOONTIME CONCERTS is an independent 501 (c) (3) nonprofit arts organization, Federal Tax ID #94-3123314. We are supported by public donations; donations at concert time; grants and gifts from the San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, Grants for the Arts; the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, the Helen von Ammon Fund for Emerging Artists and people like you! 

Noontime Concerts is an accredited charity with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance, a national charity monitoring organization.