We look forward to "seeing" you at our virtual party and wine tasting to benefit United Policyholders

 

Welcome to the Party FAQs:  

 

When is the event?

Friday, July 17, 2020, starts at 4 p.m. PDT (5 p.m. MDT, 6 p.m. CDT, 7 p.m. EDT)
After a 30 minute Zoom Happy (half) Hour we will all join the You Tube Live Program and Wine Tasting at 4:30 PST

 

How do I join the Zoom Happy Hour?

Check for an email from: events@uphelp.org 

If you cannot find your zoom room, email events@uphelp.org or text/call 858-692-2181.  Our staff is standing by to help!

 

I'm having trouble with making a donation, what should I do?

Email events@uphelp.org and we will help right away.  You can also text/call 858-692-2181. 

 

What wines are we tasting?

2016 Matias "Rosella's Vineyard" Chardonnay 

2016 Joseph Jewell "Russian River" Pinot Noir 

2015 Katherine Goldschmidt Crazy Creek Vineyard Cabernet

 

Can I order more wine after the event?

Yes,!  Wine Country Connections will provide details to all participants when they ship your wines.  Please visit https://winecountryconnection.net/?post_type=product for a full list of wines.

 

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More about UP to Good: 

What is UP to Good?

A fun and unique online benefit that will be this years’ only fundraising event for United Policyholders (“UP”).  

 

When is the event?

Friday, July 17, 2020, beginning at 4 p.m. PDT (5 p.m. MDT, 6 p.m. CDT, 7 p.m. EDT)

 

Why should I participate? 

People and businesses across the country need UP’s help to get a fair shake when insurance matters. Funds raised will help us meet the high demand for our advocacy, disaster recovery and financial guidance work.  

 

How do I attend UP to Good?

Buy a ticket here by June 29th so we can get you your wine in time.  We will send you an email with more details and links to join us live on Friday, July 17, 2020.  

 

How long will the event run?

An hour and a half.  It starts with a Zoom happy (half) hour party, then switches to a livestream program in YouTube Live.  

 

What equipment will I need?

All you’ll need is a wine glass and corkscrew, a computer with a camera and microphone, and an Internet connection.  UP will handle the rest.

 

What’s on the program?

The virtual event will be hosted by United Policyholders Executive Director Amy Bach and will feature wine expert and President of Wine Country Connections,  Daniel Pressey, who will lead us in a virtual tasting of three lovely California wines from the comfort of home.  

 

What wines are we tasting?

2016 Matias "Rosella's Vineyard" Chardonnay 

2016 Joseph Jewell "Russian River" Pinot Noir 

2015 Katherine Goldschmidt Crazy Creek Vineyard Cabernet

 

Can I order more wine after the event?

Yes,!  Wine Country Connections will provide details to all participants when they ship your wines.  Please visit https://winecountryconnection.net/?post_type=product for a full list of wines.

 

What technology will I be required to know?

The event will begin in Zoom, where we will start the evening.  The program itself will be on YouTube Live.

 

How do I bid on the amazing aution items?  (Silent Auction has been reschedule for a future date)

Please create an account on Greater Giving.  This will allow you to bid on the amazing auction items and donate to the fund a need. This should only take 2-3 minutes.  uptogood.ggo.bid 
 

 

How do I switch to the program?

Everyone will switch over to YouTube Live either by clicking on a link from their email  invitation or directly in Zoom. The Zoom link will be entered in the chat messages for everyone to see right before the program is scheduled to begin.

 

Are there any tax advantages to donating to United Policyholders?

Yes!  Specifically for 2020, the CARES Act expanded tax deductions for charitable giving.  Those who take a standard deduction on their tax returns will be able to claim a deduction of up to $300 for cash contributions to nonprofit organizations like United Policyholders.  Those who itemize their tax returns will be able to deduct 100% of cash contributions against their AGI. 100% of the value of Fund A Need donations are tax-deductible as allowable by law.  Note:  tax situations vary, so please consult with your financial advisor on your particular tax benefits.

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