Over the Edge

AUGUST 18, 2018~9am

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On August 18, 2018 we will bring our exciting fundraising event to Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. Partnering with Over the Edge Global, the YWCA Wheeling and its participants will be rappelling off the Hotel portion of Wheeling Island Casino-Racetrack to raise funds and awareness for women and children. Individuals must raise $1,000 and teams $3,500 for the YWCA to secure a rappelling spot. Over the Edge is a special events company that provides signature events for non-profit organizations around the world. Business leaders, individuals and community members are invited to raise donations in exchange for the experience of going over the edge of a prominent building. Over the Edge is responsible for all technical aspects of the event including the insurance, professional staff and rappelling equipment.

 Over the Edge is a unique fundraising event, providing participants the thrilling opportunity of rappelling down a building in an exciting and safe environment. If you are a thrill seeker or want to challenge yourself to new levels, this is an experience you won’t want to miss!


Over the Edge Wheeling, WV on Crowdrise

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How to Sign Up


Thank you for committing to taking the Over the Edge challenge to help local women & girls. The visibility of the event will not only raise funds, but awareness for our cause and our sponsors.

Below is a step-by-step guide to get you started on this thrilling but rewarding fundraising journey:

  2. Go to the link to the left to create your own fundraising web page.
  3. Click on the “Set Up Your Fundraiser” button
  4. Click on the “Start a New Fundraiser” link
  5. Sign up for a new CrowdRise account, or sign in to an existing one.
  6. Type in your fundraiser title, brief description, fundraising goal of $3,500 if you’re creating a team page, or $1,000 or more if you’re creating a page for only yourself.
  7. Be sure to select us as the beneficiary! Click the EDIT button on the side menuScroll down to the BENEFITTING CHARITY and click SELECT CHARITYSearch for YWCA Wheeling WV or by the EIN# 55-0357063 and press SAVE
  8. Upload a photo (optional).
  9. That’s it! A confirmation email will be sent to your email inbox. Click on “View Your Dashboard” to get started.

Spread the word & collect your donations!


*We are asking you to consider sponsoring this event. By sponsoring, we can guarantee your business or organization’s name will be recognized. Your tax-deductible donation to the YWCA Wheeling will enable us to continue to operate our necessary programs within and for the community. These programs include: The Resident and Homeless Program, Women Inspired in New Directions, The Family Violence Prevention Program, the “Y-not Repeat Boutique,” and Cultural Diversity and Community Outreach. For over 112 years, the programs at the YWCA Wheeling have served the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. On August 18, 2018 we will be coming together as a community to enjoy YWCA Over the Edge. Please, consider YWCA Wheeling’s service to the community and be a part of this life experience by sponsoring this event. Help us keep men, women and children safe from victimization and violence, all while celebrating and enjoying the hard work of your business or organization. Please consider YWCA Wheeling with an upcoming donation and sponsorship for the Over the Edge event.



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