Kunie's Summer Escape

Kuhnie's MS Summer Escape Registration

 4-day Fundraiser Weekend-2020


To benefit MS Crop for a Cause 

Thurs July 16 (Noon) - Sun July 19 (5:00 PM)

Prefill Information

Come join us for a fun weekend of crafting while raising money for MS.

Bring a group or come alone-you’re sure to have a great time!

What:  MS Charity Crop to benefit the National MS Society

Where: Westin Chicago Northwest 400 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL

When: Thurs at noon and ends Sun 5 pm (come and go as you please)

Cost: Weekend-$100 for early bird discount-1 month before event price increases $10 (no refunds or credits after July 1st unless you test positive for Covid-19)


What is included in the full weekend?

  • 24 hour access to crop room

  • Your own table & you will be seated near your friends

  • Raffle tickets for purchase

  • Free door prizes

  • Opportunity to participate in great break out classes (advanced registration is required-email us for the form) 

  • Electricity at your table 


What is not included?

Food/Drinks: Outside food/beverages are not allowed in the crop room. There are 3 restaurants on site and many options nearby.The Westin has beautiful areas, inside and outside, to eat if you bring in your food.

The registration fee does not include lodging.

 The Weekend is FULL

Due to overwhelming demand our weekend is full. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list please email info@cropforacause.com Class kits are still available for purchase!

You still have the option to order a kit below and support our cause!  You can stop by on the weekend and pick them up.
Information for the Person Attending the Event

Crop Information
Crop for a Cause Cancellation Policy: As this is a fundraiser donations are non-refundable, however all tickets are transferable to another guest. Please email us with the person’s name and email so we can get all info to them. We reserve the right to cancel the weekend is there is not a minimum of 20 people. In the event of this we will offer you an alternative weekend or refund your money.

Crop for a Cause Food/Beverage Liability PolicyThe Westin has generously waived the required food and beverage minimum for our event. In return we are have agreed not to bring any food/beverage into the conference room that has not been purchased directly from the hotel. The deli down the hall is not a part of the Westin hotel. There are many areas in the lobby to relax and enjoy anything you have brought in from outside the hotel. If you violate this policy and any damages occur, you will be solely responsible for any costs/fees charged and will not be allowed to attend this event in the future. We also must insist that everyone use a non-clear covered cup for any beverage consumption including water. We will have them to purchase if you do not have one.
Crop for a Cause Disclaimer: I understand that equipment may cause injury if not used correctly. I agree to hold harmless Crop for a Cause and all volunteers at the event. Crop for a Cause will be held harmless against any loss, expenses, damages and liabilities in the event of injury or accident that may occur at a Crop for a Cause event. Crop for a Cause will not be held responsible for damages, lost or stolen items. I understand that by attending our events, I consent to the use of photos in which I may appear. We also reserve the right to cancel or move a Weekend Retreat to another location or date and if you choose to make hotel reservations on your own instead of using the “hotel room block” we are not responsible for the cost and or/refund for the cost of your hotel reservations. Crop for a Cause 126 Amherst Dr Bartlett, IL 60103 www.cropforacause.com  UPDATED Cancellation Policy & Retreat Disclaimer 3-29-2018

 Hotel Information
Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Boulevard 
Itasca, IL  60143
(630) 773-4000

Hotel Booking Info: You MUST book by June 19, 2020 to get in on the deal! (this has been extended due to Covid-19)Please use the room block code  HERE  as we are responsible for filling 80% of our block. The Westin is giving us a special rate, blocked rooms are limited so don’t miss out on the value! If there are ANY problems booking or it says our block is full please email me so I can add more rooms.


What is included in the hotel room block: (you must book by June 19, 2020)-extended due to Covid-19

  • FREE breakfast each day for each person in the room block

  • One $10 food voucher and one $10 drink voucher per room (not per person) you will get all vouchers from Laura when you come to the crop room.

  • Valet parking spaces in front for your use

  • FREE upgraded high speed WIFI

  • 3pm check out-please mention this when you check in.


Westin Chicago Northwest has an indoor heated pool, 24-hour fitness studio, three different eateries, complimentary parking and shuttle service, music on the patio Thurs night, happy hour specials and 3PM Sunday check-out time.

Cost: single-$114 per person, double-$124 ($62 per person), triple-$134 ($45 per person), quad-$144 ($36 per person). Each room (not each person) will be charged a $10 destination fee. For this fee you will receive: high speed WIFI,  $10 food voucher and $10 drink voucher (one per room) to use during your stay and free breakfast each day for each person registered. You will receive these vouchers from Laura.


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