As summer is coming to a close, you may be thinking of having one last hurrah with your fundraising before you get busy with work, classes, and homework. There are many ways to quickly fundraise when you have more free time. Hometown Canning Going door-to-door in your neighborhood is a great idea to not … Continue reading Last Minute Summer Fundraising Ideas
This past May, the University of Iowa Dance Marathon family lost one of its former members to cancer. Following is her story as told by her father: Ashley Kron was born on September 1, 1991 in Moline, IL to Jay and Gloria Kron. Ashley has a brother Kevin and a twin sister Abbey. Ever since she … Continue reading Ashley Kron: Love and Legacy
During the summer, it’s easy to forget about everything besides lounging by the pool and working on your tan, working hard at your summer job so you have a lot of money to start the school year off, and sleeping as much as possible to make up for the sleep lost during the school year. … Continue reading Staying Excited About Dance Marathon During the Summer
We are now a month into summer and everything has been starting to settle in: summer jobs, internships, study abroad trips, classes, and making memories with friends and family. Although summer comes with new beginnings, something that has already begun and will continue is Dance Marathon. Throughout this summer, focus on what you can do … Continue reading Spread Lime Wherever You Go
In medical communities around the country, the 5-year milestone post cancer treatment is known as being “Cancer Free”, but in DM, we know it as Graduation. Graduation has become a staple celebration during the Big Event but it hasn’t always been around. It began in DM15 following the largest financial milestone DM had ever accomplished … Continue reading Kiddo Graduation: Much More than a Ceremony
As we are only a 78 short days away from the big event, we are beginning to near the fundraising crunch time. No matter if you have already surpassed your fundraising goals or have been a little procrastinator and are still sitting at $0, there is still time to raise so much money FTK! The … Continue reading DIY Donation Display!
Happy 100 Days Out from DM 23! This past weekend, the UI Dance Marathon crew - including dancers, kiddos, family members, and leadership - enjoyed the perfect fall day at Bloomsbury Farms! We fed the goats, cheered on duck races, enjoyed a scenic hayride, braved two haunted houses, and enjoyed delicious caramel apples, but what … Continue reading Lime Time Wednesday: Top 10 Creative Costumes from Bloomsbury!