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Friends of CAIC's Fundraiser:

Stay Informed, Stay Alive $150,000 Challenge

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BENEFITING: Friends of CAIC

THE STORY:

AMAZING!!! Thank you to everyone that has supported our fundraising campaign and avalanche forecasting and eductation throughout the State of Colorado.

 

8 fatalities thus far this season. An avalanche cycle that was one of the largest in 30 years. Numerous accidents throughout Colorado. And an above average snowpack for most of Colorado. It has been a busy season.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center's Backcountry Avalanche Forecasting program is small but mighty. The CAIC operates on limited funding and they do incredible work with what they have. Colorado is a very big place and there are more and more people enjoying the State's spectacular winter backcountry each year. We deserve the best avalanche center in the country. To achieve this goal we need everyone's support. The State of Colorado is incredibly supportive and has increased the CAIC's funding. But to really grow, we need you involved. This public-private partnership is the best way we can expand the CAIC's backcountry forecast program and I am personally asking you to support avalanche forecasting and education throughout the State of Colorado. 

The backcountry avalanche forecasting program has grown over the past 10 years but with only 6 forecasters operating in 10 zones we still have a long way to go to provide the service needed by the backcountry community. 

The money raised during this campaign will help us improve the CAIC's backcountry forecast program. More forecasting staff means more people that are part of a statewide avalanche safety effort. More forecasters will mean more local field data which in turn will create more accurate and timely avalanche forecasts for you, the backcountry user. The expanded resources also means more education opportunities in schools throughout Colorado as well as for community groups and businesses with avalanche safety concerns. 

You want your forecast center, the CAIC, to be the best. Donate today and help us grow and give you the best center in the United States. 
 

Double your Impact:

Several generous donors have put up funds to be matched during this campaign. These matches will be announced over the course of the campaign.

Imagine the possibilities. You donate $25 and it has the power of $50. Raise $1,000 among friends and family and it has the power of $2,000. Your fundraising for us and spreading the word helps us hit our goal that much faster!

Incentives:
WE LOVE GEAR and we know you love gear! So read on about how you can win some fantastic prizes.

Donate $25.00 or more each week to be registered to win the weekly prizes.

Week 1 March 5th – March 14th: Dynastar Cham 107 ski sz. 184 - Winner: Forrest Kleinman.

Week 2 March 15th – March 21st: $100 Colorado Ski and Golf Gift Certificate

Week 3. March 22nd – March 28th: REI Basecamp Tent with Footprint

Week 4. March 29th – April 4th: Scarpa Boot

Week 5. April 5th – April 11th: Backcountry Package (BCA Tracker 2, BCA Shovel, BCA Probe, BCA Pack).

Week: 6. April 12th – April 18th: K2 Backdrop Ski. Sz. 167

Week 7: April 19th – April 25th: Voile Splitboard

Grand Prize Drawing on May 1st at 12pm: Cat Trip for 2 during the 2014/2015 season with Powder Addiction Snowcats.

THE FINE PRINT: Donations received Sunday – Friday of each week will be registered to win corresponding weekly prize. If donor makes multiple donations per week, they will be registered one time per donation. All drawings will take place on Saturday. Winner will be notified via email and announced on Friends of CAIC Facebook page. Every donor during the period of March 5th – April 30th will be registered to win the Grand Prize. One entry will be placed in grand prize drawing for each multiple of $25 (i.e. If a donation of $100 is received, that donor will be put in the grand prize drawing 4 times). All prizes are awarded as is. No exchanges, replacements, or returns will be accepted. 

Feel Free to Donate any way you wish. 

Donate on Crowdrise.com. Remember you don't have to pay the "Optional Processing Fee". Click on the text and select 0%.

Mail: PO BOX 140817 Denver, CO 80214

ONLINE: http://avalanche.state.co.us/shop/donate/donation.html   

Hand us cash at an event!

Any donations that come in via mail or via our online donation platform will be input into crowdrise as offline donations and counted toward the campaign.




 

 

 

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To This Fundraiser

$115,337

MONEY RAISED
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  • Leila Worth

    $200

  • Jerry Greene

    $25

  • Lilia

    $25

  • sam bacon

    $25

  • Steamboat Event

    $2,582

  • Thayer Hirsh

    $25

  • Tommy O'Grady and Sylvia Fonda

    $25

  • Bob Heflin

    $20

  • Rose Delles

    $50

  • Todd & Heather DeCook

    $200

  • thomas degrand

    $25

  • Charles Bloch

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Norie Kizaki & Dave Wolf

    $200

  • Andy Moore

    $50

  • Paul Marcell

    $100

  • Tatiana Dunbar-Hall

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Alex Gelb

    $100

  • Rich Silkey

    $25

  • greg orticelle

    $25

  • Forrest Thorniley

    $25

  • N Howe

    $125

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Randy Stout

    $100

  • Glen Brozovich

    $30

  • Lee Doberstein (VMRG)

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Lloyd Athearn

    $50

  • Andy Horn

    $50

  • Tim Martin

    $50

  • Tim Finnigan

    $50

  • Kirkpatrick's

    $25

  • Matt Parker

    $25

  • Tom Bresnahan

    $25

  • Ryan ARRGHH

    $25

  • Stuart Edgerly

    $150

  • Steve Dayney

    $50

  • Robert McCormick

    $50

  • Brad Burgtorf

    $50

  • Steven Line

    $50

  • Pete LaRue

    $30

  • Z Premji

    $50

  • Chris Rayburn

    $50

  • Justin Crewse

    $25

  • TresBone Taylor

    $20

  • David Dellamora

    $50

  • Justin Barrow

    $20

  • Christian Caslin

     

  • Scott "Scoots McGoots" Vander Lugt

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Marc Marcoux

    $50

  • Mike Nadiak

    $25

  • Lucy and Bill Mueller

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • Gregg Smith

    $50

  • Shawn Connor

    $50

  • Christopher Denne

    $25

  • Matt Kroll

    $25

  • Joel Duenow

    $100

  • Jeremy

    $50

  • Liz Schoeberlein

    $100

  • Powder Lover

    $100

  • Water Enhancement Authority

    $200

  • Cisco Tharp

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Jeff Schatz

     

  • Thomas Long

    $500

  • Chris Lochra

    $25

  • Linda Smith

    $50

  • Peggy Hiltner

    $25

  • Dr. & Mrs. Norman Numerof

    $60

  • Venture Snowboards

    $500

  • Dale Atkins

    $50

  • Chase Courington

    $25

  • Justin TerAvest

    $100

  • Nathan Delorey

    $25

  • Dillon Benbow

    $50

  • Eric E Larson

    $50

  • T. Grant

    $75

  • Silverton Split Fest

    $1,000

  • Edwards Event

    $6,448

  • Jim & Kathryn Hasse

    $100

  • Linda Ballard

    $60

  • Andy Librande

    $100

  • Justin Ibarra

     

  • Vail Resorts

    $20,000

  • Breckenridge Beer Festival

    $5,000

  • Sean Glackin

    $50

  • Corn Harvest

    $1,003

  • Kirstin and Doug Newton

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Sam Gervais

    $50

  • David Dreitlein

    $100

  • SCOTT FRANEY

    $100

  • Spitzer Family Foundation

    $5,000

  • Powderchasers.com

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

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77% Raised of $150,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $115,337 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
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Friends of CAIC

Amount Raised

$113,637

 

76% Raised of $150,000 Goal

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Kara Armano

Amount Raised

$800

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Andy Fritz

Amount Raised

$375

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Dick Jackson

Amount Raised

$250

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shaun nauman

Amount Raised

$50

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Cody Bohonnon

Amount Raised

$50

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Colin Lantz

Amount Raised

$50

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Ian Altman

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

George Dirth 2 years ago

Spitzer Family Foundation

Spitzer Family Foundation

DONATION: $5,000

3 years ago

Powderchasers.com

Powderchasers.com

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

SCOTT FRANEY

SCOTT FRANEY

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

David Dreitlein

David Dreitlein

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Sam Gervais

Sam Gervais

DONATION: $50

For Joe. 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Kirstin and Doug Newton

Kirstin and Doug Newton

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Corn Harvest

Corn Harvest

DONATION: $1,003

3 years ago