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Vertical Express for Can Do MS
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    Vertical Express for Can Do MS Events Crystal Mountain, WA Schweitzer Mountain Resort, ID Squaw Valley USA, CA Vail, CO
    Vertical Express for Can Do MS

    Thanks for all the assistance during these two months. For the good work you do, thanks so much! Can Do MS touched so many lives. Thank you for the spirit you ignite in Matthew's life.

    Ron, CAN DO Program Alumni & Vertical Express for Can Do MS participant
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    Vertical Express for Can Do MS

    Vertical Express is the only national event series that combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with MS. Located at the nation’s top ski resorts, Vertical Express features on-mountain and après skiing activities for people of all ages and ability levels. Funds raised at these events support lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.


    WE DID IT!

    For 31 years, Vertical Express has grounded us in our roots and helped change the lives of people with MS – this year was no different.

    Thanks to the support we received from our seven host mountains and local communities, along with the tremendous backing from participants, volunteers, and donors, we raised $238,377 for our lifestyle empowerment programs!

    Here’s a big shout out to our top overall fundraiser, Louis Jemison, from the Squaw Valley Vertical Express. Louis raised over $16,000, winning him a trip to Vail, CO, during the 2016/2017 ski season!

    Check out all the event photos.

    Adaptive Skiing Experiences

    In conjunction with our Vertical Express events, we provided the opportunity for 24 people with MS and their support partners to participate in adaptive ski experiences at Vail, Squaw Valley, and Loon Mountain Resorts. Read more.

    Become a 2017 Vertical Express Sponsor

    Be part of this nationwide event series by becoming a Vertical Express sponsor. These widely supported events are not only a day of fundraising, they’re also an opportunity for supporters to see firsthand where their money is going, and for people with MS and their support partners to learn how to ski with adaptive instructors and equipment, at no cost to participants. View all sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

    Contact us about becoming a sponsor:
    Morgan Landers, Director of Development
    970-926-1271 /

    PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email:
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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
    Charitable Organization Number: 74-2337853

    Formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis | Founded by Jimmie Heuga

    A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
    that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.

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