Everblades Raise $105,887 For Charity

ESTERO, Fla. – The Florida Everblades announced that they raised $105,887 in donations for 14 different charitable organizations in 2006-07.

The top fundraiser was a Valentine’s Day jersey auction that raised $37,500 for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Susan G. Komen “For the Cure” Fund while an end-of-season jersey auction raised $18,450 for the Deb Kelsey Scholarship Fund.

The Everblades’ Eighth Annual “Teddy Bear Toss” was the most successful ever as more than 5,500 stuffed toys were donated by fans and later delivered to patients at the Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.

Team Press Release