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December News

In This Issue
MS & the Family
Upcoming Webinar: Dec. 13
2012 Vertical Express for Can Do MS
Make Your Gift Special With Heart to Heart Gifts
I AM Grateful for My MS: Jonna's Can Do Story
Can Do MS Receives $7,000 from Country Club of the Rockies
A Whole New Enews in 2012
Can Do Promise of the Month
Programs & Events
About Can Do Multiple Sclerosis
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MS & the Family MS & the Family

by Peggy Crawford, PhD,
Can Do MS Programs Consultant


MS comes with many challenges for both the individual and family living with MS. As a chronic condition, MS is present every day even when medication is taken, stretches are done, and a positive attitude is maintained. Symptoms that interfere on Monday may not get in the way on Wednesday.  Changes occur in family roles and everyday functions. MS can be expensive and usually requires many decisions to be made over the years, especially about treatment. 

Sounds pretty challenging doesn't it?


Full Article 

Join us for the MS & the Family webinar next Tuesday, December 13.

Save the Date - Upcoming Webinar
Tuesday, December 13 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
MS & the Family  


Please join, Peggy Crawford, PhD, Can Do MS Programs Consultant, in
Peggy Crawford
Peggy Crawford, PhD
Can Do MS Programs Consultant
a conversation that can give you a new way of thinking about and living with MS. 

As an added feature, you may listen to archived versions of the webinars at no charge.

Take control of your MS.

Register for Webinar








Please Contact:

Scott Cline, Programs Manager

800-367-3101 ext. 1280

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Vertical Express for Can Do MS

2012 Events

- February 24-26: Crystal Mountain, WA

- February 26: Steamboat Springs, CO

- March 10: Schweitzer Mountain, ID

- March 17-18: Squaw Valley USA, CA
- April 12-14: April Awards in Vail, CO 


 New website for 2012!

Now accessible on our website at
Register your team today and ski or ride to make a difference
in the lives of people living with MS.  

2011 April Awards Photo
2011 Vertical Express for Can Do MS April Awards



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Make Your Gift Special With Heart to Heart Gifts   


Making a difference is about making gifts special. It is a way to give a gift and Heart to Heart Gifts Logocontribution at the same time. The website features a variety of candies and nuts.

When you shop at Heart to Heart Gifts, a significant portion of the proceeds go to help fund research and programs for people with MS. Select Can Do MS upon check in. Can Do MS will receive 10% of all profits. 


Visit Can Do MS' Stores That Support to learn more. 

Read Jonna's Can Do Story

 Jonna's Can Do Quote

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Can Do MS Receives $7,000 from Country Club of the Rockies    

Can Do MS and The First Tee of Eagle County were the charity recipients of this fall's Vail International Pro-Am hosted by Country Club of the Rockies in Edwards, CO. Can Do MS received $7,000 from the tournament to help fund its lifestyle empowerment programs.

Thank you Country Club of the Rockies for your support!


Country Club of the Rockies and Can Do MS
Country Club of the Rockies & Can Do MS


A Whole New Enews in 2012 and a Whole New Way of Thinking About and Living With MS     

We're excited to launch a new enewsletter in 2012! We listened to your feedbackEnews: Your Best Life Update on what news interests you most.

Stay tuned for: 
-Inspirational Can Do Stories
-Program Spotlight
-Quick Links Section
-Can Do MS Library Articles
-Featured Events

Can Do Promise of the Month    

Unleash the power of daily promises. Share your can do promise on our website like Angela did.  

Angela, a 28-year-old woman who has had MS for 10 years.

I AM way more than my MS, and I will not stop until I make my dreams happen.
I CAN see that I am much more than the MS.
I WILL make my dreams happen. I WILL follow my passions and let NOTHING stand in my way.

Read more Can Do Promises on our website to motivate or inspire you.

Now, it's time to declare your Can Do Promise




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December 13: Webinar - MS & the Family, Peggy Crawford, PhD
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AboutAbout Can Do Multiple Sclerosis   
Can Do MS is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners. A national nonprofit organization, we empower people to move beyond their MS by giving them the knowledge, skills, tools and confidence to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, actively co-manage their disease and live their best lives.
As a nonprofit organization, Can Do MS relies on the support of our donors. Please consider making a donation. Your generosity is appreciated. 

Katie DeMore, Head of Operations

Can Do MS is a proud member of:
Four Star Charity

Highest Rating for Fiscal Responsibility

4th Consecutive Year

◦Association of Fundraising Professionals
◦Colorado Nonprofit Association
◦Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable
◦Combined Federal Campaign
◦Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers
◦Independent Charities of America
◦Multiple Sclerosis Coalition