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!
This week we reached out to a fellow Dance Marathon that is brand new and still finding its footing: Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. We spoke with SMUDM's Executive Director and the person responsible for establishing DM at this school, Kimi Rose, about SMUDM's goals and inspirations. What made you want to start DM … Continue reading Lime Time Wednesday: Sharing the Spotlight: SMUDM
Three years ago today my cousin Taylor was born. Since then, she has turned into quite the little sassy pants, but gets away with it because she is so darn cute! See what I mean?! Unfortunately, Taylor gave “the terrible twos” a whole new meaning. At just two years old, Taylor was air lifted all … Continue reading Why I Dance.
With the 4th of July just around the corner, and our passion for Dance Marathon never ceasing, what better way to combine the two than finding a common ground in 4th of July themed fundraising ideas? Here are some tips to keep the fundraising and holiday spirit alive: Sell sparklers with your DM friends before … Continue reading Lime Time Wednesday: Fourth of July Fundraising