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Yes, but with all the usual stipulations about weather, mechanical issues, protein spills etc.  Things will not go perfectly. This is not directed at you HandsUp, but everyone please understand t

Well im very excited, I’ve raised more than 200 dollars so far, and that was in less than 24 hours! Gonna try my best to  get on the top 32 list. Big thanks to @PatchesC and @BeeastFarmer for donating

It took you this long??

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1 minute ago, Hawaiian Coasters 325 said:

I just checked my page, I have reached my $150 goal. I have a question, does the money automatically go to the park through the page when donated or do we have to send it in?

Believe online donations are collected then because I've already had the withdrawls hit my bank, my understanding of offline/cash donations can be dropped off at the park. Kinda wondering how they will total everything if you don't drop off until day of event though.

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I finally got my page set up today.  I am doing a twist--I'm going to match the initial $150 that folks donate to my page with donation to others.  Being in the medical field, I know how important laughter and fun is to the recovery process.

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This will be my first time participating in this kind of event so it feels good all the way around. I also purchased a brick for the CP Legacy walk. Lots of ways to make this season a memorable one.


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It was great fundraising money for this and I’m very excited for April 9th. A couple questions though. 1. Is there usually a lot of people at the ride auction events? If so should I get there early? Also what time does it start and end?

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Well there are currently 645 participants so yes that is a lot of people.  There may be more joining prior to April 3rd deadline.  How many rides will you get?  Well that depends on the actual ride capacity they can achieve on a new ride.   Being a B&M probably pretty good.  
 

Event is 6-9 so maybe plan on hitting the toll booths at 5?  I am sure the park will give guidance closer to the event on when the gates open. 

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11 minutes ago, King Ding Dong said:

Well there are currently 645 participants so yes that is a lot of people.  There may be more joining prior to April 3rd deadline.  How many rides will you get?  Well that depends on the actual ride capacity they can achieve on a new ride.   Being a B&M probably pretty good.  
 

Event is 6-9 so maybe plan on hitting the toll booths at 5?  I am sure the park will give guidance closer to the event on when the gates open. 

Do all of those participants have the required $150?

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1 hour ago, flightoffear1996 said:

Do all of those participants have the required $150?

Probably not, I failed to perform numerical analysis on the data.  :(

I suspect most will find a way to get there over the next 2 months.  

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1 hour ago, flightoffear1996 said:

Do all of those participants have the required $150?

Right now 126 have reached the minimum, 184 additional have any amount between $2-$149.

Just for perspective Mystic Timbers had 334 participants and 186 met the $100 goal. 

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31 minutes ago, PatchesC said:

Interim Healthcare signs on as a sponsor. Nothing in the article mentions sponsorship money in any form going to A Kid Again, which leads me to believe it is not. This does not jeopardize the importance or the integrity of the auction, but it does feel kind of dirty. 

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3 minutes ago, standbyme said:

Where does the $90,000 figure come from? This is a screen grab from today.

 

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Sorry to double post...

This is from the blog:

Money raised by the more than 700 participants representing 24 states and Canada along with sponsor donations has surpassed $90,000 since fundraising for the charity auction began Jan. 23.

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1 hour ago, BoddaH1994 said:

Sorry to double post...

This is from the blog:

 

 

I think it only shows the participant collective donations on the firstgiving site. Sponsors may not be displayed?

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