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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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    FAQs


    What is Vertical Express for Can Do MS?
    What kind of on-snow activities are there?
    How many mountains host the Vertical Express for Can Do MS?
    What if a friend is participating and I just want to come to the after party?
    Can I volunteer for the event?
    Am I required to fundraise to participate?
    To be a Fundraising Participant, how much do I need to raise?
    Can I have a team?
    How old do I have to be to participate?
    How do I register online?
    Do I have to be a good skier or racer?
    Any ideas on how I can fundraise?
    Where does the money go?
    How do I handle cash or check donations?
    Who should I contact if I have other questions?


    What is Vertical Express for Can Do MS?

    An on-mountain day of fun featuring on-snow activities for skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities hosted by ski resorts around the country to raise money for Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs. You can participate as a fundraiser or non-fundraiser at each mountain! There are prizes awarded for all fundraisers. If you can’t get to one of the host mountains, you can still participate as a virtual fundraiser and win great prizes! Register Here.

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    What kind of on-snow activities are there?

    TONS! Each mountain has their own combination of fun! From poker runs to scavenger hunts, group ski downs and dual slalom races, there is something for everyone! Visit the Vertical Express homepage and click on the mountain icon to see the event schedule! Register Here.

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    How many mountains host the Vertical Express for Can Do MS?

    This year we have four mountains hosting Vertical Express for Can Do MS! Register Here.

    Vail Mountain, CO
    Crystal Mountain, WA
    Schweitzer Mountain, ID
    Squaw Valley USA, CA

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    What if a friend is participating and I just want to come to the after party?

    Definitely! We welcome all people interested in our event. There is an after party donation for non-participants. Visit the Vertical Express homepage and click on the mountain to make your donation and reserve your spot! Register Here.

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    Can I volunteer for the event?

    YES! We rely heavily on volunteer support. Please contact Angie Swim via email at aswim@mscando.org or call 888 – DO IT 4MS ext. 1292. Register Here.

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    Am I required to fundraise to participate?

    No, each mountain has a non-fundraising option for $25. But, what fun is that? And you don’t win any prizes that way! Register Here.

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    To be a Fundraising Participant, how much do I need to raise?

    Each mountain is a little different and you won’t be disappointed with the great fun you will have! Click Here to be directed to the Vertical Express homepage. From there click on the mountain you want to participate at and you will see the fundraising minimum and all the great prizes! Register Here.

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    Can I have a team?

    YES! We love team spirit! Each person fundraises as an individual, however, you can also join or create a team when you register. There is no limit to the number of team members you can have on a team! Recruit your friends or co-workers of any combination of age and ability. Register Here.

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    How old do I have to be to participate?

    All ages welcome! We know that some of you have a blast in the snow regardless of how old you are. Start a team and bring out the family for a great day of fun! Anyone under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to sign the liability waiver. Register Here.

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    How do I register online?

    We are using a new, very user friendly, website this year called Fundly! Registration is easy and setting up your fundraising page is even easier! You can login using your Facebook page, or an email address. Click Here to be directed to the Vertical Express homepage. From there, click on the mountain you want to participate at and follow the prompts to get going! Register Here.

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    Do I have to be a good skier or racer?

    NOPE! This is about FUNdraising, camaraderie, and enjoying the day with friends, old and new. Don’t miss the opportunity for a little team competition with friends on the race course! On-snow performance is rewarded with prizes, but so is fundraising, so don’t let your snowplow keep you from joining in the fun! All on mountain activities are optional but don’t miss out! Register Here.

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    Any ideas on how I can fundraise?

    Yes, we have plenty of ideas! Click here for some of our ideas, or visit Fundly.com for other great tips! Register Here.

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    Where does the money go?

    Funds raised through the Vertical Express for Can Do MS benefit Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners, and help provide scholarships for those unable to pay for these unique programs. Can Do MS is a national, nonprofit organization based in Avon, CO. Donations are tax-deductible. Register Here.

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    How do I handle cash or check donations?

    Log the donation on your personal fundraising pledge, then send your donations to:

    Can Do MS
    c/o Vertical Express
    PO Box 5860
    Avon, CO 81620

    Have checks made payable to Can Do MS, and be sure to include your name and mountain on the memo line. Register Here.

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    Who should I contact if I have other questions?

    We are happy to answer any questions you have! Please contact Angie Swim, Development Associate, via email aswim@mscando.org or call 800.367.3101 ext. 1292. Register Here.

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    100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200 PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email: info@mscando.org
    MS Coalition Charity Navigator Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Independent Charities of America Humane Charity

    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.

    Donate to Can Do MS on December 9th for Colorado Gives Day and watch your donation go further! - Read More