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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

    Wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed Tuesday evening's webinar on Emerging Therapies. The speaker was fabulous and I left with much information. If this is an indication of future Can Do MS webinars, I will sign up for all! Thank you again for organizing the webinar and keeping the MS community abreast of needed information.

    Becky, Webinar Participant
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    FAQs


    What is Vertical Express for Can Do MS?
    How do I register online?
    How much do I need to raise?
    How many people on a team?
    Do I have to be a good skier or racer?
    I’m a snowboarder/telemarker… can I participate?
    Any ideas on how I can raise $250 to reach VIP status?
    Where does the money go?
    Who is Jimmie Heuga?
    What does Can Do MS do?
    What is Multiple Sclerosis?
    How do I handle donations? Do I send them to Can Do MS or keep them until event day?
    Who is my local Vertical Express contact?
    Can I get some promotional materials to give to donors?
    Can I get some donation receipts?
    Do you have more questions not answered here?


    What is Vertical Express for Can Do MS?

    A series of on-snow fundraising events and activities for skiers, boarders and telemarkers of all ages and abilities hosted by ski resorts around the country to raise money for Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programsLearn how to participate…

    You can register now for only $25 and get your personal fundraising page set up! If you raise $250 or more, you will receive a special VIP giftbag as well as access to après parties at participating mountains.  There will also be prizes for the top fundraiser at each mountain so don’t stop at $250!

    Proceeds support Can Do MS, a national nonprofit organization and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.

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    How do I register online?

    To register online:   Register

    1. Click the “Register” button to the right.
    2. Choose and click on your local event name.
    3. You will be redirected to the registration page for your local event.
    4. Read the event specific information.
    5. Click on Register Now at the bottom of the page.
    6. Pay your $25 registration fee.
    7. Create a User Name and Password.
    8. Follow the steps to register you and/or your team.
    9. Personalize your fundraising web page to request contributions and track your progress to reach VIP status.

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    How much do I need to raise?
    To participate in Vertical Express for Can Do MS each individual must pay a $25 registration fee in order to participate in the on-mountain activities.  To reach VIP status for extra prizes an individual must raise $250. There will also be prizes for the top fundraiser at each mountain so don’t stop at $250!

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    How many people on a team? 
     As many as you’d like! Recruit your friends or co-workers of any combination of age, ability, and sex. Remember, however, that prizes are based on individual fundraising.

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    Do I have to be a good skier or racer?
    Not really. This is about FUNdraising, camaraderie, and enjoying the day with friends, old and new. On-snow performance is rewarded with prizes, but so is fundraising, so don’t let your snowplow keep you from joining in the fun!

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    I’m a snowboarder/telemarker… can I participate? 
    Absolutely! Skiers, riders and telemarkers of any age and ability may participate.

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    Any ideas on how I can raise $250 to reach VIP status?
    Yes, we have plenty of ideas. Click here to see them.

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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. Learn more…

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    Who is Jimmie Heuga?
    Jimmie was an Olympic skier who was diagnosed with MS at the height of his skiing career and later went on to revolutionize the way MS is managed today. Read his full story here…

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    What does Can Do MS do?
    Can Do MS provides lifestyle empowerment programs to people and families living with MS to empower people to move beyond their MS by giving them the knowledge, skills, tolls and confidence to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, actively co-manage their disease and live their best lives. Learn more about Can Do MS’s Lifestyle Empowerment Programs…

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    What is MS?
    Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, disabling neurological disease with no known cause or cure. One in 750 Americans have MS. It usually strikes people in the prime of their life, between the ages of 20 and 50. More than two thirds of its victims are women. Learn more about MS…

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    How do I handle donations? Do I send them to Can Do MS or keep them until event day?
    It’s best to record, then send your donations to Can Do MS. Have checks made out to Can Do MS, and be sure to include the team name and event on the memo line.

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    Who is my local Vertical Express contact? 
     Click on your local event name from the homepage to find your local event director and their contact information.

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    Can I get some promotional materials to give to donors?
    You bet! Contact Lynn at Can Do MS to make a request for fundraising materials and Can Do MS brochures via email lbillings@mscando.org or call 888 – DO IT 4MS ext. 1292

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    Can I get some donation receipts? 
     Absolutely! Contact Lynn Billings at Can Do MS to make a request -  lbillings@mscando.org /  888 – DO IT 4MS ext. 1292

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    Do you have more questions not answered here?
    Just call us at 888 – DO IT 4MS ext. 1292 or contact Lynn Billings directly:

    Lynn Billings, Development Associate
    800-367-3101 ext. 1292 / 970-926-1292 / lbillings@mscando.org

    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.

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