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Dance Marathons Raise Over $7.3 Million March 29-31

Through March 29-31, 41 collegiate and independent high school Dance Marathon programs hosted their annual events, resulting in a total of over $7.34 million raised #ForTheKids at local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! This weekend was the second highest fundraising weekend in Miracle Network Dance Marathon history. 

This brings the overall Miracle Network Dance Marathon fundraising total to over $30.5 million raised so far in 2019. 

Belmont Hill School:

Belmont Hill School’s Party with a Purpose benefits Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Bishop Kenny High School & Episcopal School of Jacksonville:

Bishop Kenny Dance Marathon and Episcopal Dance Marathon hosted their second annual Dancing on the Boulevard event benefitting UF Health Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida.

Boston University:

Boston University Dance Marathon benefits Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Thank you to everyone who supported us this year, and helped us raise $11,768 for Boston Children's Hospital! #ForTheKids #FTK

Posted by Boston University Dance Marathon on Sunday, March 31, 2019

Emmanuel College:

Emmanuel College Dance Marathon benefits Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Fernandina Beach High School:

Fernandina Beach Dance Marathon benefits UF Health Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida.

Florida Gulf Coast University:

FGCU Dance Marathon benefits Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Georgia State University:

Dance Marathon at Georgia State University benefits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia.

Grand Valley State University:

Grand Valley State University’s Lakerthon benefits Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Hampton High School:

Talbot Thon benefits UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Indiana Wesleyan University:

Indiana Wesleyan University Dance Marathon benefits Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Lander University:

Lander Miracle benefits GHS Children’s Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina.

Louisiana State University:

Dance Marathon at Louisiana State University benefits Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Marymount University:

MaryTHON benefits Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC.

Newton South High School:

Newton South Dance Marathon, hosted by the school’s Raise A Smile Club, benefits Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

North Allegheny High School:

TigerThon at North Allegheny High School benefits UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Pittsburg State University:

GorillaThon benefits Freeman Health System in Joplin, Missouri.

$10,536.29 for the kids! We are so excited and proud to announce that because of participants and donors like you we…

Posted by Gorillathon on Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Ponte Vedra High School:

Ponte Vedra Dance Marathon benefits UF Health Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida.

Riverview High School:

Riverview High School Dance Marathon benefits Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Saint Mary’s College:

Saint Mary’s College Dance Marathon benefits Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Indiana. SMC DM is supported by students from Saint Mary’s College, Holy Cross College, and Notre Dame University.

St. Ambrose University:

Saint Ambrose University Dance Marathon benefits the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland:

hawkTHON raised $1,780 benefitting Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville:

TAMUK Dance Marathon benefits Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Texas Tech University:

Raiderthon benefits UMC Children’s Hospital in Lubbock, Texas.

Towson University:

TigerTHON at Towson University benefits Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

University of Central Arkansas:

University of Central Arkansas Dance Marathon benefits Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Today we raised $5, 213.02 FOR THE KIDS

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University of Central Florida:

Knight-Thon benefits Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida.

University of Florida:

Dance Marathon at the University of Florida hosted their 25th annual Dance Marathon event benefitting UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Their fundraising total makes DM at UF the second highest fundraising Miracle Network Dance Marathon program in the nation.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:

IlliniThon benefits HSHS St. Johns Children’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.

University of Pittsburgh:

Pitt Dance Marathon benefits UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

University of Rhode Island:

RhodyTHON benefits Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. After shattering the Miracle Network Dance Marathon first-year fundraising record at their inaugural event in 2018 by raising over $147,000, RhodyTHON nearly doubled their fundraising total in their second year!

University of Sciences and Arts of Oklahoma:

USAO Droverthon benefits the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

University of Utah:

Dance Marathon at the University of Utah hosted their inaugural Dance Marathon event benefitting Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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WE DID IT!!! Our first Dance Marathon is in the books and we hit our fundraising goal thanks to your help! We want to give a special shoutout to Nellie and her amazing family for coming out tonight and showing us what true strength is. It was an honor to have such an amazing miracle family with us. We also want to thank and congratulate our Greek week champs, the pink team @utahpiphi @utahato @kappasigmautah who raised $8,502.97 for the kids! We could not be more proud of how the Utes showed up this year to hit our goal of $32,670 and we can’t wait to see what we’ll accomplish next year! Keep spreading the word about DM and @primarychildrens so that we can be this generation fighting for the next. Next year’s fundraising starts NOW! #ftk #dancemarathon #uofu #dmuofu

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University of Virginia:

HooThon benefits the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Virginia Commonwealth University:

RamTHON benefits the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU in Richmond, Virginia.

To the 401 #VCU students who chose to stand on their feet for 8 hours straight today, to every individual who donated in…

Posted by Children's Miracle Network Richmond on Saturday, March 30, 2019

Walsh University:

Walsh University Dance Marathon benefits Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio.

Weber State University:

Dance Marathon at Weber State University benefits Primary Children’s Hospital Salt Lake City, Utah.

Western Carolina University:

Miracle at WCU benefits GHS Children’s Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Congrats WCU! We did it!

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Western Illinois University:

Western Illinois University Dance Marathon benefits SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Western Michigan University:

Dance Marathon at WMU benefits Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Wyoming Seminary Prepatory School:

Wyoming Seminary Dance Marathon benefits Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, Pennsylvania.

 


Upcoming Dance Marathons:

The next “Total Tuesday” fundraising update will be shared on April 9 and will include fundraising totals from the following schools:

  • Adelphi University
  • Central High School (Pennsylvania)
  • Columbus State University
  • Daemen College
  • DePaul University
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Florida International University
  • Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
  • Georgia College
  • Indiana State University
  • Lamar University
  • Macalester College
  • Monarch High School (Florida)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • North High School (Sioux City, Iowa)
  • Oklahoma City University
  • Otterbein University
  • South Dakota State University
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Texas State University
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha
  • University of North Florida
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • University of Toledo
  • Valparaiso University
  • Wartburg College
  • West Texas A&M University
  • Wichita State University

Miracle Network Dance Marathon is an international movement, involving over 400 colleges, universities and K-12 schools across North America that fundraise for their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since its inception in 1991, Miracle Network Dance Marathon has raised more than $250 million–ensuring that no child or family fights pediatric illness or injury alone.

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