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SKI for MS Loon Exceeds Goal!

February 7th, 2017

SKI for MS Loon was hands down a successful and inspiring weekend, blowing their fundraising goal out of the water and bringing in $14,065 to help families with MS thrive! Thank you to everyone who volunteered, donated, participated and fundraised! In addition to the scavenger hunt, races, and hootin’ and hollerin’ après party, the adaptive skiing program also very successful and provided a humbling reminder of the physical, emotional, and social superpowers that skiing and that Can Do MS can create, and that a positive attitude and willingness to find a "new normal" can overcome any obstacle.

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Can Do Multiple Sclerosis One-Day JUMPSTART® Program Coming to Oklahoma City this March

February 6th, 2017

Avon, Colo. • January 12, 2017 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Oklahoma City, OK. JUMPSTART is an educational and interactive program where people with MS and their support partners learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

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SKI for MS Returns to Vail Mountain

February 6th, 2017

Avon, Colo. (February 6, 2017) – SKI for MS (formerly Vertical Express), a day-long community skiing fundraiser benefitting people with multiple sclerosis, will hit the slopes of Vail Mountain on February 18, 2017. One of nine stops in a nationwide event series, the SKI for MS Vail event benefits Can Do MS, a national nonprofit organization that delivers health education programs for families with MS. Programs focus on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and the motivation to thrive in life.

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​YOU DID IT! Over $101,030 Raised!!

January 13th, 2017

Because of you, we surpassed our end-of-year goal, raising over $51,030 and unlocking a $50,000 match to help families with MS attend our health education programs.

Together, we are ensuring that every person with MS has the opportunity to attend a life-changing health education program, regardless of financial ability.

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2017 SKI for MS Dates Announced

January 6th, 2017

Avon, Colo. (January 4, 2017) – SKI for MS (formerly Vertical Express), a day-long community skiing fundraiser benefitting people with multiple sclerosis, will kick off January 28, 2017, with nine events across the country. This year’s SKI for MS series will include three new host mountains in New York. This historical event series, now in its 32nd year, benefits Can Do MS, a national nonprofit organization delivering educational health and wellness programs for families with MS.

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Can Do Multiple Sclerosis and Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute at Shepherd Center Partner to Improve MS Patient Health Outcomes

January 4th, 2017

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (Can Do MS) and the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, are pleased to announce a new partnership that combines resources to strengthen health outcomes for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). The alliance includes program delivery services and longitudinal patient research, creating a scalable patient-centered health model to support hospitals and MS centers across the country.

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Together. Transforming Lives.

November 7th, 2016

February 14, 1994, started out like any other day for Joann. That was until she visited her doctor, where she received devastating news: Joann was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She thought life was over. She was uncertain about her future. She was even more concerned about her unborn child, as she was pregnant with her second son.

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Annual Gala Raises Over $130,000

November 7th, 2016

Can Do MS "changed my life," said Joann Dickson-Smith during her speech at the Autumn Benefit on October 20th in New York City. She captivated the audience as she spoke of her struggles after being diagnosed with MS. It resulted in a chain of events that caused her to wonder if she could even go on.

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Schedule Your Colorado Gives Day Donation Today!

November 7th, 2016

Join other Coloradans on December 6, 2016, and support Can Do MS on Colorado Gives Day.

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20,154 Lives Transformed This Year!

November 4th, 2016

Wow! So far this year, Can Do MS has been able to provide 20,154 people with educational programs on exercise, nutrition, and symptom management to inspire and motivate long-lasting change. We are on track to increase our reach by 48% over 2015!

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