Sean McCabe Memorial Fundraiser Wrap-up

FasterSkierJanuary 13, 20101

All in all the ski community raised $14,000 for the McCabe family.  First of all thanks to everyone who contributed.  It was great to see so many people step forward.  Whether you gave $5 or $1,000, you have made a difference.

Some additional special thanks are in order.

Thank you to for providing collection services completely free of charge, meaning every cent raised goes directly to the McCabes.

Thank you the anonymous donor who twice posted matching grants of $1,000 to take us to our goal and beyond it.

Thank you to Swix Sport for the $1,000 cash gift.

Thank you to the following companies, organizations, and individuals for contributions of goods and services that will be distributed as thank you gift to random donors.

Fischer -> A pair of Carbonlite Hole Skis
Toko -> 5 JetStream Powders (30g) and 5 JetStream Blocks (20g) of various colors.
Rossignol -> A pair of Delta NIS Skate Skis
Nordic UltraTune -> 2 stonegrinds
Sauce Headwear -> Headwear
Skida -> Hats
CXC -> Rudy Project Sunglasses, DVDs and Hats
West Yellowstone Ski Festival -> 2 2010 November Trail Passes
Seeley Hills Classic -> 2010 or 2011 race entry, 2009 race hat and race shirt
E.A. Weymuller -> Original photo in a Sean McCabe designed frame

If you would still like to contribute to the McCabe family, the SkiReg donation page is still active, and will be so until this Thursday the 14th.  You can also support the family by purchasing Sean’s artwork at

Overall we had 162 individual donations.  The youngest donor was 4 years old (there was also donations from a 6-year-old and a 10-year-old)!  There were 18 donations from U23 skiers (19-23).  120 donors are Masters and 15 are elite racers.  Five full-time coaches contributed.

The thank you gifts will be distributed to randomly selected donors.

Thank you again!


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