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MAJOR PROJECT - THE PURPLE PIG "A COIN A DAY AND THEY'LL WALK, TALK, SEE AND PLAY,"   The California-Hawaii Elks Association (CHEA) have raised over $116.2 MILLION since 1950 to address the unmet needs of children with disabilities by developing a program of support services to aid these children at no cost to their families.  Our regional major project provides medical care to crippled children with our own medical service team.    CALIFORNIA-HAWAII ELKS MAJOR PROJECT, INCORPORATED (CHEMPI) CHEMPI administrates the 501C3 in which are tax dudectible donations.Affectionately known as the Purple Pig program, our members donate everything from spare change to tens of thousands of dollars and ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE!.   Coin one of three exclusive clubs and receive a special thank you from the Major Project! Become a member of the 52 Club, Century Club and/or Millennium Club and receive a special Pin and a Certificate personally signed by the CHEA President.These are good programs for posting names in the Lodge bulletin of Millennium Club, Century Club and 52 Club members. Also, it is recommended that a list of names be placed in an area of prominence in the Lodge to stimulate interest. This is also a good program to introduce to Elk spouses involved in Bowling, Emblem, RV, etc.

Major Project Levels of Giving

Millennium Plus – Level Blue

Millennium Plus – Level White

Millennium Plus – Level White

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This level is the highest recognition bestowed upon an individual. The individuals demonstrate their loyalty and commitment of generosity so that the children we serve can “Walk, Talk, See and Play.” Donors accumulating between $50,000 and $59,999 and over will receive a Blue Pig ($50,000) to wear alone or with their Millennium Club pin. They will also receive a beautifully customized ebony plaque with their name and Lodge engraved on a silver plate. Donors names will also appear in the next issue of The California-Hawaii Elk magazine. 

Millennium Plus – Level White

Millennium Plus – Level White

Millennium Plus – Level White

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The individuals demonstrate their loyalty and commitment of generosity so that the children we serve can “Walk, Talk, See and Play.” Donors accumulating between $40,000 and $49,999 and over will receive a White Pig ($40,000) to wear alone or with their Millennium Club pin. They will also receive a beautifully customized ebony plaque with their name and Lodge engraved on a silver plate. Donors names will also appear in the next issue of The California-Hawaii Elk magazine.

Millennium Plus – Level Red

Millennium Plus – Level White

Millennium Plus – Level Red

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The individuals demonstrate their loyalty and commitment of generosity so that the children we serve can “Walk, Talk, See and Play.” Donors accumulating between $30,000 and $39,999 and over will receive a Red Pig ($30,000) to wear alone or with their Millennium Club pin. They will also receive a beautifully customized ebony plaque with their name and Lodge engraved on a silver plate. Donors names will also appear in the next issue of The California-Hawaii Elk magazine.

Millennium Plus – Level Gold

Millennium Plus – Level Silver

Millennium Plus – Level Red

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This level is the highest recognition bestowed upon an individual. The individuals demonstrate their loyalty and commitment of generosity so that the children we serve can “Walk, Talk, See and Play.” Donors accumulating between $20,000 and $29,999 and over will receive a Gold Pig ($20,000) to wear alone or with their Millennium Club pin. They will also receive a beautifully customized walnut plaque with their name and Lodge engraved on gold plate. Donors names will also appear in the next issue of The California-Hawaii Elk magazine.

Millennium Plus – Level Silver

Millennium Plus – Level Silver

Millennium Plus – Level Silver

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This level recognizes individuals who have made a difference in the lives of children changed forever through the work of the therapists and pediatric vision screeners they support. Donors accumulating between $10,000 and $19,999 will receive a Silver Pig ($10,000) to wear alone or with their Millennium Club pin. They will also receive a beautifully customized walnut plaque with their name and Lodge engraved on silver plate. Donors names will also appear in the next issue of The California-Hawaii Elk magazine.

Millennium Plus – Level Bronze

Millennium Plus – Level Silver

Millennium Plus – Level Silver

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This level recognizes individuals who understand the vision of our early Elk members who were instrumental in the initiation of the Major Project Program. Donors accumulating between $5,000 and $9,999 will receive a Bronze Pig ($5,000) to wearalone or with their Millennium Club pin. They will also receive a beautifully customized walnut plaque with their name and Lodge engraved on bronze plate. Donors names will also appear in the next issue of The California-Hawaii Elk magazine.

Millennium Plus – Level Purple

Millennium Plus – Level Purple

Millennium Plus – Level Purple

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Our purple piggy bank has been the symbol of giving by the Elks of California and Hawaii since 1950. Donors accumulating up to $2,000 receive a Purple Pig ($2,000) to wear alone or with their Millennium Club pin. Donors also receive a Special Certificate honoring their donation. Donors names will also appear in the next issue of The California-Hawaii Elk magazine.

Millennium Club

Millennium Plus – Level Purple

Millennium Plus – Level Purple

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The Millennium Club is an exclusive club for individuals who, beginning April 1, 2001, achieve an accumulated donation amount of $1,000 to the California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc.(CHEMPI). s.A check or series of checks is made out and sent to the CHEMPI office along with the name of the member or spouse and Lodge name and number. When $1,000 has been received in Fresno, a certificate will be issued and signed by the CHEA President and sent to the Lodge for presentation, along with a special Millennium Club gold pin. The determination of who is eligible for such an award will be based upon the records maintained in the CHEMPI office in Fresno. Cash or a check, along with the donor’s name and Lodge name and number, can be given directly to any CHEMPI Trustee, the Association Piggy Bank Chairman or Vice Chairman, or the Lodge, which must be forwarded to the Fresno office for credit to the donor and Lodge.A list of Millennium Club members will be published in “The California-Hawaii Elk” magazine. This program is not based upon donations for a single year, but upon the accumulated total received in Fresno since April 1, 2001

52 Club

Millennium Plus – Level Purple

52 Club

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A member donates one dollar a week to the 52 Club. This can be done all at once by giving $52, or in various increments as the Lodge sees fit, i.e., $1 a week or any other amount until the Lodge receives $52 from the individual.Century ClubThe Century Club is an exclusive club for Elks and their spouses or friends of the Elks who donate $100 to the Century Club.