The Spring 2018 semester may have ended, but Dance Marathon 25 is just getting started! Whether you are striving for the $500 dancer minimum or you’re shooting for Big Event incentives like a trip to the CRWC or time in the Family Room, getting started on your fundraising early is the best way to push … Continue reading Summer Fun(draising)
With the ringing in of the 25th year, this Dance Marathon holds something special! Check out what's new this year for the best DM yet: Alex Linden: DM 24 Executive Director As Dance Marathon has grown as a non-profit and student organization, we have put our resources into fundraising, as opposed to student development, engagement, … Continue reading New DM, Who Dis?
As the clock turned to 7:00 AM, dancers, leadership members, kiddos and families gathering in the Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge to celebrate the halfway mark: Dance Marathon style. This tradition was followed by the annual "Short Hair Don't Care" ceremony where people donate 8 or more inches of hair or choose to shave their … Continue reading Officially Halfway There!
“Dancers, on your feet!” Those words from the executive council vibrated the main ballroom of the IMU. That was the signal that the event that everybody has anticipating all year is finally beginning, the Dance Marathon 24 Big Event! The past two days, Dance Marathon has been hosting a Radiothon. Volunteers sat in the press … Continue reading Dancers, ON YOUR FEET!
Today, UI Dance Marathon, at a ceremony in the lobby of the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, announced that its next special project would be funding the new UI Dance Marathon Chair in Pediatric Oncology, Clinical and Translational Research. UIDM has committed a gift of $2 million to the establishment of this faculty position at … Continue reading Dance Marathon gives $2 million gift to fund Chair position
My freshman year at the University of Iowa I joined Dance Marathon because I had some friends from high school who were in it--I loved every minute of it and wanted to do more with it. But, I missed the application deadline to apply for leadership the following year so I decided to run the … Continue reading Madi Peck
Dance Marathon 24 is in full swing, especially with the Big Event only 70 days away. While Dance Marathon members are away for Thanksgiving break, it’s important to take the time to remember what Dance Marathon has done for the kiddos and their families being treated at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital … Continue reading 7 Dance Marathon Things to Be Thankful For