The First Quarter Wave

It’s been all over the news. Videos have been shared countless times on Facebook, and everybody is talking about it. The first quarter wave to the kiddos in the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital has quickly become a new football tradition for Hawkeye fans. Many Dance Marathon dancers, leadership members, families, and donors … Continue reading The First Quarter Wave


Dance Marathon Kiddos remembered at DIH Walk

On Friday, September 22nd, University of Iowa Dance Marathon families, dancers, and leadership members gathered at Lower City Park to participate in one of the most vital parts of the organization: honoring the memories of those who have lost their battles with pediatric cancer. These kiddos are referred to, in UIDM jargon, as Dancing in … Continue reading Dance Marathon Kiddos remembered at DIH Walk

What You Can Learn from Dancer Meetings

Once a month, Dance Marathon members come together to get updated on all things DM and get pumped for the month to come. Some people might hear the word meeting and think, “Ugh, not another thing where I’ll be talked at for an hour,” but dancer meetings are fun and lime-filled. Meetings are full of … Continue reading What You Can Learn from Dancer Meetings

Why you shouldn’t stop fundraising…

We are three weeks into the school year. Students are getting used to their schedules, re-familiarizing themselves with the campus, making new friends, creating new memories, and possibly experiencing more stress than the summer brought. But, among all of this stress -- the tests, quizzes, homework, lack of sleep -- we need to remain full … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t stop fundraising…