“This is your chance to take home a cherished piece of Keystone history. You can register and bid for your chance to own one of the resort’s iconic ski trail signs through our virtual auction, held right here. All proceeds of the Keystone Trail Sign Auction will benefit the EpicPromise Foundation.”
If you’re a Keystone skier who is looking to own a little piece of resort history get your checkbooks ready as the Colorado ski resort is hosting a virtual auction for retired trail signs beginning April 8th. Summit Daily reports the silent auction will include 39 trail signs and one of the original Argentine double-chairs that was removed last spring.
Trail signs bids start at $25. The minimum bid for the Argentine double-chair is set at $150. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the EpicPromise Foundation, which provides grants to Vail Resorts employees who may be in need (MORE INFO BELOW). The auction goes live at noon April 8 and last for 24 hours.
If you think you want to place a bid, its recommended to preregister prior to the auction. More information about the auction can be found at Givergy.com.
The EpicPromise Employee Foundation supports Vail Resorts employees and their dependents in times of need through emergency financial assistance and educational grants. The Foundation will provide $750,000 annually in employee grants with donations going to employees in need.
Foundation Impact: Since being founded in January 2016, the Foundation has given over US $1.8 Million to 704 employees through emergency relief and educational grants.
Emergency Relief Grants: Emergency Relief Grants are awarded to assist with unpredictable life setbacks such as an unplanned medical issue, home disaster or other life event. Learn more and how to apply for assistance.
Educational Ascent Grants: The Educational Ascent Grant is a one-time financial grant up to US$2,500 for Vail Resorts employees who are pursuing a degree or certificate program.
EpicPromise Scholars Grants: The EpicPromise Scholars Grant is a US$2,500 per year scholarship, for up to four years of post-secondary education, for dependents of Vail Resorts employees.
Donate & Get Involved: Learn more on how to support the EpicPromise Employee Foundation through your donations and time.