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Squaw Benefit for Maddison Page, May 10


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SQUAW VALLEY, CA – Squaw Valley Ski Corp, CharitySmith, and friends ask that everyone come out for a day of celebration, life, love and hope to raise funds for the very special Maddison Page. The Good Life Festival: A Benefit for Maddison Page is taking place in the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley at 4 pm on Saturday, May 10.

The day will be filled with live music and entertainment, a raffle, and the opportunity to help make the things Maddy has wanted to do in her lifetime a reality, in a small window of time. In lieu of an entry fee, donations are requested at the door, and all donations are fully tax deductible.

An excerpt from So, if you were in her place, a twenty one year-old beautiful and amazing person, how would you decide to spend the last days of your life? How could you whittle down everything you should have had a lifetime to pursue into three short months? That is the task she has had to face. Harder though is what to which she seems to be deliberately blind: How do you fund that list? Her list is huge, that is to say that it is fantastic in its scope, but she’s too positive a person ever to doubt that she’ll get to do all these amazing things.

For more information about Maddison you can check out a blog that documents her progress and ours in trying to help her:

Based on Maddison’s story and passion, CharitySmith Founder, Brooks H. Rohlen, MD, has selected Maddison Page as the 2008 Doug Smith Memorial Fund Grant recipient.

The Douglas F. Smith Memorial Fund has been offered since 1994 to a student, artist, or athlete within the United States. As a general guideline, recipients are notable for an understanding of excellence as demonstrated through persistence and hard work. Recipients exemplify the concept of victory as earned in the monotonous and committed moments, where often alone and unrecognized, the winner earns his right to win. CHARITYSMITH is proud to present annual grants from this fund dedicated to such individuals.

All donations to Douglas F. Smith Memorial Fund benefiting Maddison Page (a division of CHARITYSMITH) are tax deductible in accordance with federal tax laws. Donations can be made using one of the following secure methods:

Online: Click here to make an online donation> or go to or for the link.

By mail: send your donation check payable to:
Douglas F. Smith Memorial Fund
c/o CHARITYSMITH Nonprofit Foundation
PO Box 7377, Menlo Park, CA 94025

At Wells Fargo Bank: donations can be deposited directly to the Douglas F. Smith Memorial Fund. For account information, please contact CHARITYSMITH at 800-276-6546.

Gift Card: Donate in honor of someone and we will mail a gift card directly to your family, friends, or business associates telling them you’ve made a donation in their honor.

Make a Donation Online: donate with a credit card or paypal account by clicking the link below or by calling 800-276-6546. For more information please visit memorial fund is established as a division of CHARITYSMITH Nonprofit Foundation EIN 87-0636433. CHARITYSMITH is dedicated to the creation and governing of memorial endeavors. All donations are tax deductible in accordannce with federal tax laws. If you have any questions regarding this donation or memorial fund, please contact CHARITYSMITH at your convenience.)WHAT WE HAVE:

The Good Life Fesitval: A benefit concert, barbeque and raffle at the Olympic Village Lodge.

Amazing prizes for the raffle including grand prize heli-ski adventure

A week in Alaska for Maddy and a friend with Points North Heli-Adventures.

Fortunate date for the event–May 10 coincides with the last weekend of the 2007/2008 ski season.

501(c)3 tax deductible status through CHARITYSMITH. WHAT WE NEED:Any donations that will help Maddy realize the wishes she’s made for her life: donations of time, money and/or goods for the raffle. For inquiries regarding donations and Maddison Page, contact Scott Hahn at or call 530-448-0443. For media inquiries, contact Savannah Cowley at or 530-583-6985.From her friends, Squaw Valley Ski Corp co-workers, and CharitySmith, “Thank you, for anything that you can do for Maddy, thank you.”