MS Winter Escape Fundraiser Weekend 2024

 Registration Form

 Hosted by Michelle Kuhn

To benefit MS Crop for a Cause 

Friday Feb 23, 2024 (1:00 PM) - Sunday Feb 25, 2024 (5:00 PM)

All crafters welcome! 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 23 (1pm)-Sun. Feb 25 (5pm) Come and go as you please!

Cost: Early bird price is $125-1 month before event, price increases to $175 (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

  • Everyone registered 1 month before the event is guaranteed to be seated near their friend request. After that we will try our best.

  • Welcome gift

  • Raffle tickets for purchase

  • Free give-a-ways

  • Opportunity to participate in break out classes

  • FREE pop-up demonstrations

  • Electricity at your table


What is not included?

  • Food/Drink: 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.


*Our weekend events are for those 21 years and older. If you are interested in events that include children and teens, please look into our day events.

* We will follow the Covid guidelines in place at the time of the event.

Information for the Person Attending the Event-please use the same exact name every time you register for all of our events. Otherwise, it creates another account with a different name in our system.

The Weekend is FULL

If you are receiving this message we are either sold out or almost sold out. We shut the form off when we are close to selling out as we would hate to over sell this event and disappoint anyone. Please email Laura at to find out if there is space left or to be placed on a wait list. Thank you so much for your continued support!

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.1st to get in on the deal! Please use the room block HERE

If there are ANY problems booking or it says our block is full please email me so I can try and add more rooms.

The Westin is giving us a special rate and blocked rooms are limited so don’t miss out on the value!


What is included in the hotel room block: (Please book by Feb 1st)

  • 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 in your room

  • 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, happy hour specials and 3PM Sunday check-out time.

Cost: single-$130, double-$145, triple-$160, quad-$175. Traditional Queen Rooms are an additional cost.


Double Your Donation!

Payment Information 

Please do not hit submit more than one time or you will be charged twice and we will be charged double on the admin fee as well as a refund fee. It takes a few minutes process. If you want to be on the waitlist, please email