Kudos to the True Fans for Elvis fan club in Canton, Massachusetts for their remarkable fund-raising success. President Cathi Avenell reports that over the past 15 years they have raised over $202,000 which they have contributed to charitable organizations.
Camp Sunshine for disabled children has received $140,000 from the club, and $15,000 has been donated to The Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center in Memphis. In addition, True Fans for Elvis has purchased over $33,000 worth of teddy bears which are given to underprivileged children, hospitalized children and seniors confined to nursing homes during the holidays.
On Saturday, May 12th, 2012, True Fans for Elvis fan club will hold its annual charity auction of Elvis-related items with all proceeds going to the club’s on-going charitable projects. Anyone wishing to donate either cash or Elvis-related items to the club can contact President Cathi Avenell at Truefansforelvis@aol.com.