Letters Of Recommendation





Guy Gilchrist
Guy Gilchrist’s message is a strong, inspiring message of adventure, overcoming adversity and keeping your dream alive. A philosopher of life, Guy is a man of passion, resolve and a connector of people. He believes nothing promotes growth more than unexpected experience and unconventional thinking. Guy is a truth seeker fueled by an inner calling.
Guy does not do speeches, he presents a street wise perspective that engages people in sessions that challenge assumptions and create new ways of thinking. His inspirational message is one that leaves the audience feeling….. Yea me!
Currently, The Walt Disney Hometown Museum is honored to exhibit a one man show of original Guy Gilchrist art.

Kaye Malins, Director
Walt Disney Hometown Museum
Marceline MO


Guy Gilchrist attended Walt Disney's Hometown Toonfest Festival for the first time in 2010 as one of our artist headliners.  His presentation -- detailing his earliest artistic efforts to his current endeavors -- was both entertaining and inspiring to all who heard him.  Guy has since become "one of us" and has returned to Marceline many times.  Every time he visits, he gives a program at Walt Disney Elementary School and is incredibly generous with his talent, offering art for Toonfest fund raisers.  We are proud to have Guy as a friend of Marceline and look forward to his visits.  

Chris Ankeney, Secretary, Toonfest Committee 



Guy Gilchrist attended our first annual, "Raising the Woof" for Tracey's 
Hope Hospice, in Dickson City Pennsylvania. From my first contact 
through an email with him, to the day of the event, Guy showed nothing 
but sincerity for the cause. He captivated the audience with not only 
his skills in artistry, but with his musical talents as well. He was 
very generous in donating items to auction off, and give as door prizes. 
A big thank you to a very talented man. He is who made our first annual 
"Raising the Woof" a success!
Dani-elle Kleha
Co-Chair for "Raising the Woof"


 "I had already witnessed first hand just how much of an impact Guy Gilchrist has on an event. After all, I had seen him many times at the annual Charlie Daniels Angelus Benefit down in Tampa, Florida. He brought so much to each one, as a cartoonist, personality, singer, songwriter and just as a good-hearted ol' boy. So when we were assembling a wish list for our Gritzfest II for Haitian Relief, Guy was among my first calls. He was also one of the first to accept. He provided great music, a great personality for people to meet and get an autograph--there's really nobody I know who doesn't love his Nancy comic- and a huge help with our auction. If I were asked to vote for one cat as 'the life of the party,' it would be Guy. People love him. We love him."
--Michael Buffalo Smith


"Guy, When I heard the news our other speaker had to cancel, I prayed we still had an event. Our Fundraiser for Training Service Dogs. You were the answer to my prayer."


Retrieving Freedom

"There is NO WAY you have Guy Gilchrist at your event and do not have a good time!"

Jimmie Neal

Retrieving Freedom



Guy Gilchrist has been a part of The Charlie Daniels Celebrity Golf Classic and Angelus Country Concert for more years than I can remember. If all of our attending celebrities were just like Guy, raising money would be so easy.†He not only helps us raise money by coming up with something wonderful for our auction year after year,†he makes our sponsors and guests feel like they are the†most important person in the room. I cannot say enough good things about this kind and generous gentleman. We will never let him stop attending our event!”
--Tammy Williams, Event Coordinator, The Angelus, Inc.

"Dear Guy,

On behalf of the Naramake PTO, I want to thank you for your recent visit to our school. Your enthusiasm and message were important to all, especially those that may be in danger of steering off course in their lives.
The children were enthralled with your enthusiasm and quick drawing techniques. It was so fun to watch their high energy levels as they practiced along with you! Overall, the students learned the importance of finding something they are passionate about and embracing it even if they made a "mistake" (and got smarter!), they all had fun while they were learning! The book signing was also a terrific opportunity for the students to take home a precious memory of the event as well. You know you make a difference with our children and our school..., as we keep inviting you back again and again!
Best Regards,
Deb Whalen
Enrichment Coordinator"

"This fundraiser could not happen without the help of great performers like yourself. It was great to see you again. You are truly as talented a songwriter singer as you are an artist and that is saying a truck load! The crowd loved your drawings!! You are a class act, my friend"
--Mike Rodgers "The HonkyTonk HitMan's Indy Outlaw Show and Fundraiser 2010

“Guy was always there to support me and my soldiers. Whether it was packing boxes to send to Iraq and Afghanistan or drawing caricatures, with all proceeds going to cover postage, Guy was always there without any hesitation.”
--Marc Pucinski, U.S. Army