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Over the Edge


Want to sign up to Rappel? Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3

1) Click the 'Register' button to signup and pay your $50 registration fee (which will go towards your fundraising goal) for the event and create your personal fundraising page. Signing up is quick and easy and it's fun to do. (takes about 15 minutes)
        For more information about creating your fundraising page, fundraising, and accepting cash/checks, please visit our FAQs page.  
        The more you raise the more you can experience.  Check out our incentives: Click Here
2) Start sharing your personal fundraising page with family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers.  Once you have raised your minimum of  $1,000 you are guaranteed a rappelling spot on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
3) Keep an eye out for 2 emails from
     1st email: We will contact you to make arrangements for you to receive your fundraising toolkit.  
     2nd email: We will contact you closer to May 5th to give you your specific rappelling time.  Don't forget to pass your time on to your supports, family, and friends so they can hang out in the 'Chicken day of music, games, and food and beer trucks.  
Remember, we are here to help with any questions you have.  
Call us: 757-873-9328

The details on over the edge:

WHAT: Over the Edge to End Poverty

WHO: ANYONE (must be between 100-299lbs)
WHEN: Saturday, May 5th, 2018; All day (Rappelers will receive a specific rappel time closer to event day)
WHERE: Holiday Inn at City Center: 980 Omni Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23606
HOW: Sign-Up for your personal fundraising page then Register for the event.  Your goal is to raise $1,000 or more to earn a spot to rappel down the building.
WHY: For the thrill and to help United Way end poverty on the Peninsula.
Rappelling not for you? Come hang out in the 'Chicken Coop!'
Come enjoy a day full of festivities while watching others rappel down including food and beer trucks, music, games, and more.
Want to see what it's like?  Check out this video:

Looking to donate to a participant- Click 'Find a Rappeler' above.
Thank you for donating to the participants that are supporting a great cause. Together, we WILL create pathways out of poverty.

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Call us: 757-873-9328