Fill The Air With Hope and Cure MS
ALL DAY CROP Sept 10th 14 HOURS OF FUN
We heard you wanted a longer cropping/crafting day and you got it! How’s 8 AM to 12 Midnight??? 14 HOURS OF FUN!! Join us Saturday, September 10th in Elmhurst for Crop for the Cure hosted by Allan Morrison-to benefit Crop for a Cause. Registration is only $50 (seating is limited so don’t wait to register). Click here for registration information or email Allan directly ALLANM879@GMAIL.COM I hope to see you there! This event will be taking the place of our usual Mini-Crop
Traveling Canvas Paint Party
Join us again…this time for an autumn paint party. Friday, September 30th at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Bartlett. This event has been a sell out so don’t wait to sign up.
For full details and to make a reservation, click here.
Royal Scrapbooking Retreat-SOLD OUT- Join us October 28-30 for a weekend scrapbooking retreat in Warrenville, Illinois. Take a fall getaway and help make MS a memory.Get all details here.
Our Walk MS Team celebrates 10 Years
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Walk MS 2016! So far this year, our team has raised $21,574 to help fight MS! Read more.
TEN YEARS OF MAKING MS A MEMORY
Super Crop-On March 12, 2016, Crop for a Cause celebrated our 10th Anniversary. “To see the faces of people who have been coming to the Super Crop for 10 years, some of whom did not even know what MS was back then, was overwhelming. You support Crop for a Cause with such passion.” Says founder, Laura Machonis, “It literally brought me to tears. This fight- has now become YOUR FIGHT…it overwhelmed me! YOU overwhelm me!”
A video was presented at the Super Crop paying tribute to our tenth anniversary. See the video here.
Thanks to the generosity of everyone who attended, we were able to raise $19,283.10 at the Super Crop event in our fight to ‘make MS a Memory!’
Crop News- A Full Page Feature in the Daily Herald
Look for a feature article in the Daily Herald from Monday, February 22, 2016 about Crop for a Cause and our founder, Laura Machonis.
Why We Do This
Working as a team, our 100% volunteer group is dedicated to raising funds for the National MS Society. Through craft events, we create an enjoyable and social environment for our participants who so generously continue to support our organization and attend our events.
Founded by Laura Machonis, “Crop for a Cause” began as an idea which combined the hobby of scrapbooking that she loves with fundraising for the disease she has. Diagnosed with MS in 1997, Laura began volunteering for the Chicago area MS Walk. In 2007, she created “Crop for a Cause” and leads the #1 team (140+ strong) each year at the MS Walk.
Crop for a Cause is a 501 (c)(3) public charitable organization and is now registered with AmazonSmile!
- Go to smile.amazon.com
- Log into your account
- Click on “select your charity” or “change your charity”
- Search for “Crop for a Cause”
- Click “select”
- Now every time you are on Amazon smile and make a purchase we will receive .05% of your purchase as a donation from Amazon! How cool is that!?
Thank you for your continued support.
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