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Support Elias "Chief" Gonzales and His Family

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For the last couple of years our good friend and brother, Elias Gonzales, known to most as "Chief", has been fighting Follicular Lymphatic cancer and giving it hell. But unfortunately, while winning some battles the doctors have said that there is nothing more that can be done. Every once in a while you cross paths with someone who truly touches people's lives wherever they go and whomever they come across. Chief is one of those special people. There are an incredible number of folks out there that love this man as we do.

He has been part of our road family and crew since the very early days, since before we had enough people to call it a “crew”. Over the years he held every position imaginable from merch, to guitar tech, tour manager, and even drove the bus a few times….. Anything we have ever needed, he has been the guy. Always first to offer help to any artist from the first opener to the headliner, making good friends along the way. We have spend the better part of the last two decades growing up together.

He and his family need our help to make sure that his time left on this earth is not spent worrying about the financial side of this thing and what comes next for his family. Anything helps. There is and will only be one Chief.

- Mike, Jon, James, and Chris
Eli Young Band


  • Anonymous
    • $45 
    • 16 d
  • Aida Morossini-Martinez
    • $100 
    • 16 d
  • Taylor Davis
    • $100 
    • 20 d
  • Raymond Fieldhouse
    • $50 
    • 23 d
  • Colby Hale
    • $100 
    • 23 d

Organizer and beneficiary

Eli Young Band
Weatherford, TX
Emily Gonzales

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