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    CAN DO Program Application Opens May 9

    May 2nd, 2017

    We are pleased to announce the return of our four-day CAN DO Program to Denver, CO on October 4-7, 2017! The online application will open next week on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 12pm EDT.

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    A Life Transformed

    April 6th, 2017

    I spent much of my life in bed due to severe fatigue from MS. I was scared of living like this for the rest of my life. Thanks to scholarships, I had the opportunity to attend the CAN DO® Program.

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    FDA Approves Genentech’s OCREVUS™ (Ocrelizumab) For Relapsing and Primary Progressive Forms of MS

    March 29th, 2017

    On March 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of OCREVUS™ (ocrelizumab) as the first and only medicine for both relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis. The majority of people with MS have a relapsing form or primary progressive MS at diagnosis.

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    SKI for MS Returns to Squaw Valley

    February 28th, 2017

    Avon, Colo. (February 28, 2017) – SKI for MS (formerly Vertical Express), a day-long community skiing fundraiser benefitting people with multiple sclerosis, will hit the slopes of Squaw Valley on March 4, 2017. One of nine stops in a nationwide event series, the SKI for MS Squaw Valley 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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    SKI for MS Vail Raises Over $45,600

    February 24th, 2017

    Thanks to everyone who participated and donated, SKI for MS Vail brought in $45,672 that will provide critical scholarship support for families with MS. That means that more people will be able to attend our educational health and wellness programs. Thank you!

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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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