Ocala, FL – Operation: Cigars For Warriors is proud to announce the
results of the first annual “Stream-A-Thon” in collaboration with the Cigar Talk Podcast and The Leaf of Abilene, Texas. Partnering with the Cigar Talk community and some of the top names in the cigar industry including Carlito Fuente, Al Micallef, and Jonathan Drew, the streamathon exceeded expectations by raising $3836.86 to support our troops.
The event, hosted on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube on May 7th, raised funds for the charity through live stream donations, donated merchandise, cigars and accessories auctioned by various premium cigar brands, donation items for raffles and other event merchandise.
Storm Boen, Chairman and CEO of Operation: Cigars for Warriors said:
“We are proud to be this year’s beneficiary of the very first Stream-A-Thon hosted by the Cigar Talk podcast. There were so many greats from the premium cigar industry, politicians and special influencers that took the time to be part of the event and I want to thank them all. Huge amounts of love and respect to all of our sponsors that made the auction such a success. We are proud to announce that the biggest single donation at this year’s Stream-a-Thon came from Carlito Fuente with a $1000 commitment!!! Big thanks to Rob Jones and his amazing team for putting this on! Next year is going to be even more impressive!” Rob Jones and Bryant Falconer, co-hosts of the Cigar Talk podcast said:
“The Cigar Talk podcast is, above all else, for the cigar community. Our mission is to strengthen this amazing community and provide weekly entertainment. Our show is available on Spotify, Apple iTunes, and YouTube. Special thanks to Zman, Shamu, O’Connor, Sam, The Leaf, Big Ash, Melanie, and Sisco Kid for making this event a success. Plans are already underway for next year’s event.”
Operation: Cigars for Warriors is a registered 501(c)3 charity operating nationwide whose mission is to provide premium cigars and cigar accessories to US troops serving in active combat zones. Since 2012, over 1.2 million cigars have been donated to US servicemen and women, in addition to coffee, magazines, cigar lighters and cutters.
Cigar Talk Podcast “Light up a cigar, pour yourself a drink, sit back and enjoy the fastest growing Cigar show with your hosts Rob Jones & Bryant Falconer. They bring the lounge to you each week, talking cigars, bourbon, scotch, coffee, and great interviews.” Support the podcast through Patreon.