Kuhnie's Winter Escape MS Fundraiser Weekend



To benefit MS Crop for a Cause 

Friday, Feb 25 (Noon) - Sunday Feb 27 (5:00 PM)

Prefill Information

If you would like to be placed on a waiting list please email

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: Charity Fundraiser Weekend to benefit the National MS Society

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

When: Fri. Feb 25th (noon)-Sun. Feb 27 (5 pm) Come and go as you please!

Cost: Early bird price is $125-1 month before event price increases to $135 (as this is a fundraiser, all sales are final (no refunds or credits). If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another person for this event.

 What is included in the weekend?

  • 24 hour access to craft room

  • Your own table

  • You will be seated near your friends (as long as everyone is registered 1 month prior to the event)

  • Raffle tickets for purchase

  • Free door prize give-a-ways

  • Opportunity to participate in great break out classes

  • FREE pop-up demonstrations

  • 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. All drinks must be in a non-clear covered cup.

  • The registration fee does not include lodging.


Covid-19 changes: Please note that these may change as we will be following the CDC guidlines.

We take your safety very seriously! Because of that we will have the following measures in place for the weekend event:

  • No visitors allowed in the crop room. If you have a friend stopping by to say hi, there are plenty of areas in the hotel lobby to sit and catch up.

  • Masks must be worn when you are not seated. The hotel also requires masks.

  • You must hand sanitize as you walk in the room. Sanitation Stations will be at each entrance.

  • If you are staying at the hotel and wish to use the pool, please ask at the front desk for any rules or restrictions.

  • Please note that due to Covid-19 there may be last minute changes with the hotel, pool, bar and restaurants. We will try our best to keep you updated and appreciate your patience and understanding!

Information for the Person Attending the Event

 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 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.

Crop Information
Crop for a Cause Cancellation Policy: As this is a fundraiser donations are non-refundable, however 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  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: Book your hotel room by Feb. 22, 2022 to get in on the deal! Please use the room block (coming soon)as we are responsible for filling 80% of our block. The Westin is giving us a special rate and 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: (Please book by Feb 22, 2022)

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

  • Valet parking spaces in front for your use

  • FREE upgraded high speed WIFI

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

  • Access to the hotel work out room and indoor pool (please ask at check-in for any Covid-19 restrictions)


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- $118 per person, double-$128 ($64 per person), triple-$138 ($46 per person), quad-$148 ($37 per person).


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