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Posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Edwards, CO (11/26/2013) – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis announces its support of Colorado Gives Day 2013– an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving to Colorado charities. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period to “Give where you live” by making online donations to the hundreds of charities featured on Community First Foundation’s online giving resource, ColoradoGives.org. As a profiled charity on ColoradoGives.org, Can Do MS will benefit from this initiative.
Posted Friday, October 25, 2013
RENO, NV— Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is proud to host the 13th annual Winter Wine & Ski Expo. This premier winter fundraising event will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20th from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. Experience the area’s best wineries, microbreweries, restaurants, and ski resorts during this one-of-a-kind event.
Posted Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • September 10, 2013 – This fall marks Can Do MS’s 28th Annual Autumn Benefit in New York City at the Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022) on Thursday, October 24, 2013, starting with a cocktail reception at 7:00 p.m. Can Do MS’s most elegant fundraising gala has been devoted to celebrating the legacy of organizational founder and Olympic medalist skier, Jimmie Heuga, by honoring an individual in the community who demonstrates the can do spirit and who has made a significant contribution to improving the lives of others with multiple sclerosis (MS). This year, Clay Walker, founder of Band Against MS (BAMS) and multi-platinum recording artist will be Can Do MS’s 2013 Can Do Award Recipient and Honoree.
Posted Monday, September 9, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • September 9, 2013 - Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national non-profit providing lifestyle empowerment programs for people with multiple sclerosis, and their support partners, is pleased to announce that Cathy Ethington has joined Can Do MS’s leadership team as the new Director of Development. Sue Byrne has also joined the team as the new Grant Writer.
Posted Thursday, September 5, 2013
Edwards, Colo. (September 5, 2013) – Can Do Day is an annual campaign which honors Can Do MS’s founder and Olympic medalist skier, Jimmie Heuga, on his birthday Sunday, September 22, 2013, by asking Can Do MS supporters to focus on what they can do, and then do it. An interactive social media campaign, Can Do Day, inspires others and helps raise awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS).
Posted Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • August 28, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s free one-day JUMPSTART Program, held Saturday, October 5, 2013, in St. Charles, MO at the St. Charles Convention Center, is an educational and interactive program where people with MS and support partners learn the knowledge, skills and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS. This JUMPSTART Program, held in collaboration with the National MS Society– Gateway Area Chapter, provides presentations, workshops and interactive sessions for participants to see themselves beyond the challenges of their MS.
Posted Monday, August 12, 2013
Wine tasting, live music, silent auction and raffle to benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis.
The 25th Annual Alpen Wine Festival will be held Sunday, September 1, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Village at Squaw Valley. All event proceeds benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit organization and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.
Posted Monday, July 15, 2013
Macy's helps charity raise funds and awareness locally for important cause
Edwards, CO. – (July 15, 2013) - Macy's will partner with Can Do Multiple Sclerosis through its eighth annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity shopping event at stores nationwide on August 24, 2013. Customers can purchase shopping passes from Can Do MS now. Macy's "Shop For A Cause" is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support charity fundraising efforts, and has helped raised more than $46 million for charities across the country since 2006.
Posted Monday, July 1, 2013
We are very proud to announce three new staff members at Can Do MS!
Laura Jones is our new Development Associate. Laura will be implementing the administrative aspects of the Development Department with tasks related to individual giving, Foundation grants and special events.
We also welcome two new members of our Programs team; Anne Lee, adding her skill and expertise within program management. Erin Barker, our newest intern until August 1st, to compliment our online programming such as Ask the Can Do Team with her knowledge in Behavioral Neuroscience.
We look forward to welcoming them to our growing team!
Posted Monday, June 17, 2013
Cherry Hill, NJ • June 17, 2013 - Today the Multiple Sclerosis Coalition (MSC) debuts new accounts on Facebook and Twitter that will serve as a “one-stop” source for information on available MS programs and services. Representing the leading organizations in MS research, advocacy, education, and treatment, the MSC will provide information on the individual offerings of member organizations as well as collaborative efforts orchestrated through the Coalition itself. The MSC can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MSCoalition and on Twitter at @MS_Coalition.
Posted Monday, June 10, 2013
There are several open registrations remaining for MSAA’s upcoming patient education program at Dave & Buster’s in Denver, CO on Saturday, June 15th at 9 am. The free program titled, Bridging the Communication Gap between Parents with MS and Their Children, invites parents and children to come together for special workshops which teach parents how to talk to their children about MS and enable children to learn about living with MS in a supportive manner through fun, interactive games and activities.
Posted Thursday, June 6, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • June 6, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s free one-day JUMPSTART Program, held Saturday, August 10, 2013, in Pleasanton, CA at The Four Points By Sheraton is an educational and interactive program where people with MS and support partners learn the knowledge, skills and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS. This JUMPSTART Program, held in collaboration with the National MS Society– Northern California Chapter, provides presentations, workshops and interactive sessions so participants can see themselves beyond the challenges of their MS.
Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2013
It was great to meet so many new people and hang out with old friends, past participants and our Programs Consultants in Orlando at the 27th Annual Meeting of the CMSC! The Can Do MS team had an amazing time networking and learning more about MS research and education. The education, speakers, vendors, and all the little details were top notch – even the palm trees!
Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • May 29, 2013 - Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, the leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with multiple sclerosis and their support partners, is pleased to announce that Richard Kelly and Robin Kelly from Denver, CO have been appointed to Co-Chair. The new officers include Bernice Kuca from Boston, MA as Vice Chair, David Madden from Orinda, CA as Treasurer and Kate Togneri from West Hollywood, CA as Secretary. In addition, Can Do MS added one new board member, Dr. John Schafer, MD, FAAN from Sacramento, CA. Schafer is also a Programs Consultant for Can Do MS.
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • May 16, 2013 – Beaver Creek Resort Company has selected Can Do MS as the beneficiary of its 2nd Annual Cut and Slice Golf Event presented by US Bank, to be held on Monday, May 27, 2013, at the Beaver Creek Golf Club from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Golfers also will enjoy barbecue and craft beers from Crazy Mountain Brewery and Breckenridge Brewery around the course. Tickets are $100 per person which includes greens fee, golf cart, practice balls, tee gift and barbecue and beer on the course. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with MS and their support partners.
Posted Monday, April 1, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • April 1, 2013 - Can Do MS is proud to present the Rolex “100” Raffle for a chance to win a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II, valued at $8,100, and generously donated by Rolex Watch USA. All raffle proceeds benefit Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs which equip people living with MS and their support partners with the knowledge, skills, awareness and confidence to become active co-managers of their health.
Posted Monday, March 25, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • March 25, 2013 - Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, the leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with multiple sclerosis and their support partners, is pleased to announce that Melissa McClendon has joined Can Do MS’s Leadership Team as the new Controller. In this role, McClendon brings over nine years of experience and she will oversee the day to day accounting and finance operations.
Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • March 13, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency has earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the sixth consecutive year that Can Do MS has earned this top distinction.
Posted Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • February 27, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is proud to announce that it has received a $7,000 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The award was one of 76 grants totaling almost $427,000 awarded by the Reeve Foundation to nonprofit organizations nationwide that provide more opportunities, access, and daily quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, their families, and caregivers. Created by the late Dana Reeve, the program has awarded 2,131 grants totaling over $16 million since 1999.
Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Sandpoint, ID • February 12, 2013 – This winter marks the 28th annual Vertical Express for Can Do MS at Schweitzer Mountain, a skiing and snowboarding event on Saturday, March 9th. The event raises money for Can Do MS, a national nonprofit and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that help families living with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Posted Friday, February 8, 2013
Olympic Valley, CA. • February 8, 2013 – This winter marks the 28th annual Vertical Express for Can Do MS at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, a skiing and snowboarding event on Saturday, March 9th and Sunday, March 10th. The event raises money for Can Do MS, a national nonprofit and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that help families living with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Posted Thursday, January 31, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • January 31, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is excited to present a new two-day TAKE CHARGE Program starting on Friday, June 21, 2013, and ending on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Charleston, West Virginia at the Embassy Suites Charleston Hotel. The TAKE CHARGE Program is a wellness weekend for people living with MS and their support partners. This program will explore an interactive and multi-disciplinary approach to MS care management in which participants learn the individualized skills and mindset to take charge of their health and life with MS. In collaboration with the National MS Society – Blue Ridge Chapter, TAKE CHARGE provides educational lectures, interactive workshops, group interactions with MS experts and with others living with MS.
Posted Monday, January 7, 2013
Edwards, Colo. • January 7, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is excited to present a new, free one-day JUMPSTART IN MOTION Program on Saturday, March 30, 2013, in Youngstown, OH at Holiday Inn Youngstown-South (Boardman). JUMPSTART IN MOTION is an educational and interactive program where people living with MS and their support partners learn the knowledge, skills and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS. This particular program will focus on movement and mobility issues and will offer a special session for support partners to specifically address their concerns. In collaboration with the National MS Society – Ohio Buckeye Chapter, JUMPSTART IN MOTION provides presentations, workshops and interactive sessions so participants can see themselves beyond the challenges of their MS.