Frequently Asked Questions

Over the Edge is an opportunity to take part in a thrilling adventure – rappelling down the side of a 14-story building in Downtown Canton – and to raise important funds and awareness for Lighthouse ministries of Canton! This unique event is limited to the first 94 registrants who each commit to a minimum fundraising total of $1,000.

You can make a difference and have the experience of a lifetime by going Over The Edge.


I want to rappel. What do I need to do?

  1. Sign up now to become an Edger. You can register as an individual or as a part of a team.

  2. Easily set up your personal fundraising page.

  3. Reach the $1000 fundraising minimum (per person if on a team)

  4. Schedule your rappel time on either Friday evening, Sep 4 or during the day Saturday, Sep 5

  5. Invite your friends to come and cheer you on

  6. Experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel down the Bliss Lofts!

***Please note: Edgers must weigh a minimum of 100 pounds and a maximum of 300 pounds for safety purposes. With parental consent, Edgers under 18 are welcome!***


Are there restrictions on who can rappel?

The only restrictions are based on the size of the harness. You will need to weigh between 100 and 300 pounds for the harness to fit properly and for you to go Over The Edge.


How many rappelers go Over the Edge?

The Lighthouse’s Over the Edge event is limited to 94 rappel spots. Make your commitment early to ensure you get to have this amazing experience.  Your spot is secured once you hit the $1,000 mark or if you guarantee the $1,000 with your credit card. 


How do I raise the minimum of $1,000?

Ask family, friends, and coworkers to support your efforts to provide scholarships, mentoring, and other supports for the students living in the Lighthouse’s community. Create your fundraising page and begin posting the link on social media and emailing the link to friends and family explaining what you are doing and asking them to donate.


How do register as a team?

You will be able to set up your team or join a team while setting up your online fundraising page. Teams can have a single page for the entire team or they can set up individual pages for each member in addition to the team page and as donations come in for the individuals it will also tally on the team page.


Can I win incentives both as a team and as an individual?

Unfortunately no. Teams go for the team incentives and Individuals go for the individual incentives.


Can I wear a costume?

Absolutely. There are some guidelines for wearing a costume that can be found on the Event Day Expectations Page.