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AbilityPLUS Adaptive Sports SPRINGFEST (Ski-A-Thon)

Join us on Saturday, March 11 for SPRINGFEST, AbilityPlus Adaptive Sports’ biggest fundraiser of the year here in the Mount Washington Valley! This all-day event at Wildcat Mountain in Jackson, New Hampshire includes a Ski/Ride-A-Thon, an Après Ski Party with a buffet, silent auction, raffle,  and prizes, all to benefit AbilityPlus Adaptive Sports and the community it serves.

abilityplusHere’s how the Ski/Ride-A-Thon at SPRINGFEST works:

1. Register for the event. The registration cost for non-season pass holders is $75 and includes a lift ticket, entrance to the Après Ski Party, a registration bag, a t-shirt, and a raffle ticket. For Attitash/Wildcat Season Pass holders, the registration cost is $35 and includes the same benefits as a non-season pass holder registration.

For those that want to register as a team, the fee is $250 for a team of four people. For those who want to only attend the Après Ski Party, entrance is $20 per person.

2. Start your own FirstGiving Fundraising Page and begin accepting donations! There are fantastic prizes for individual fundraisers, with prizes starting at $250. For more information,
visit https://www.firstgiving.com/abilityplus/spring-fest.

3. Attend the Ski-Bid-Party! Check in at 8:30am on March 11th at the Jackson Room located on the top floor of the Wildcat Base Lodge. Enjoy skiing and other festivities, including making bids in the silent auction until 2:45pm.

Food will be served at 3pm in the Jackson Room on the top floor. The menu consists of:

  • Maple Chipotle Chicken Wings
  • American Chop Suey,
  • Braised Meatballs with Sauce
  • Roasted Potatoes
  • Garden Salad with Blueberry Mead Viaigrette
  • Sausage with Peppers, Onions, and Potatoes
  • Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
  • Chili with Shredded Cheddar
  • Potatoes AU Gratin

For more information about SPRINGFEST, call 603-374-2688  or visit the AbilityPLUS website at www.abilityplus.org.


About AbilityPLUS

AbilityPLUS serves a diverse population of individuals, from people with severe physical disabilities to people with autism, across the spectrum. AbilityPLUS and each of their affiliate programs are open to everyone. They teach and work with people regardless of their age, disability or financial constraints.

Since their founding in 1997, programs have grown from working with a handful of families and individuals to providing thousands of program lessons to hundreds of families and individuals each year. They have adaptive ski programs that operate out of Mount Snow, Vermont and in Mount Washington Valley of New Hampshire with partnership and affiliate programs throughout New England.

The AbilityPLUS Mission

To offer increased access to athletic and recreational opportunities for persons with physical and/or cognitive disabilities that will create freedom, promote independence, support inclusion and help those individuals and their families discover their full social, mental and athletic potential.



#GivingTuesday with AbilityPLUS

Join AbilityPLUS On 

#Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, December 3rd



In an event that truly celebrates the essence of the holidays, AbilityPLUS is proudly participating in #GivingTuesday, Tuesday December 3, 2013.
Please join us in enriching the season and the lives of people with disabilities with a donation to AbilityPLUS.


Giving Tuesday is a collaboration of charities, families, businesses and individuals, meant to remind us all that the most meaningful gift we can give our children, loved ones, friends and neighbors is the commitment to work together to make the world a better place. And you, as a friend of AbilityPLUS, know our programs transform lives, making the world a better place for all of us.

A great way for you to participate in Giving Tuesday is by making a donation of any amount to AbilityPLUS adaptive sports programs. AbilityPLUS programs assure that individuals with any type of disability may experience the thrill and sense of accomplishment that comes with participation in athletic activities, regardless of their financial circumstances. As a non-profit charitable organization, we rely on the generosity of donors to allow us to meet the demand for our unique programs. We will never turn anyone away for lack of ability to pay. 

Your donation to AbilityPLUS this #GivingTuesday will help a boy with autism gain self-confidence by learning to ski, give a woman with cerebral palsy the opportunity to expand her horizons snowshoeing, and allow an amputee Iraq veteran to train for the Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.

Please join us with a gift that will be enjoyed and celebrated throughout the season. By donating today you will help #GivingTuesday cement its place on the holiday calendar, and help put giving back into the holiday season!

Happy Giving, Receiving and Giving Back!


Learn More About #GivingTuesday by visiting http://community.givingtuesday.org/News

About AbilityPLUS


AbilityPLUS offers adaptive sports and recreation opportunities for individuals with physical, developmental and cognitive disabilities. The programs are designed to create freedom, promote independence, support inclusion and help those individuals and their families discover their full social, emotional and athletic potential.

AbilityPLUS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides programs year ’round from facilities at Mount Snow, Vermont and Attitash Resort in New Hampshire, with affiliate and partner programs throughout the northeast.  AbilityPLUS is a Chapter of Disabled Sports, USA, and is a Paralympic Sport Club.

For more information about programs, volunteering, sponsorship opportunities and giving, please visit http://www.abilityplus.org,

 or call (800) 287-8415 x103