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Dance Marathon – October Fundraising Totals

During the month of October, 11 colleges and universities from across the United States hosted their Miracle Network Dance Marathon events, helping to raise over $229,610 for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

So far in 2017, Miracle Network Dance Marathon programs have raised over $30.4 million, which is approximately a 20% increase over 2016 fundraising at this point in the year.

Angelo State University:

On Oct. 25, Angelo State Dance Marathon hosted their second annual event and announced their fundraising total of $3,520.46, a 119% increase over their 2016 fundraising! Their fundraising benefits Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas.

INCREDIBLE! This year's #AngeloState Dance Marathon raised $3,520.46!!! What an amazing turnout #ForTheKids! #RamFam

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Augusta University:

Jaguar Miracle at Augusta University announced their fundraising total of $17,685.53 at the end of their Dance Marathon on Oct. 20. This total is a 5.5% increase over their 2016 fundraising total and will benefit Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, Ga.

Last night's DM was one for the books! Together we raised a total of $17,685.53 (‼️) and we couldn't have done it…

Posted by Jaguar Miracle on Saturday, October 21, 2017

California State University, Bakersfield:

Miracle Network Runner DM at CSUB more than tripled their 2016 fundraising total by raising $9,348 in 2017 for the kids at Lauren Small Children’s Center in Bakersfield, Calif.

California State University, Monterey Bay:

California State University Dance Marathon hosted their inaugural event on Oct. 13 and raised $3,000 for Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital in Salinas, Calif.

We want to thank everyone who came out and supported without all of you this wouldn't have been possible. You can still continue to donate through our link the fight is not over!

Posted by MB Dance Marathon on Monday, October 16, 2017


Christopher Newport University:

CaptaTHON at Christopher Newport University announced their 2017 fundraising total of $20,338.58 at their annual Dance Marathon event on Oct. 27. Their fundraising total is a 59% increase over their 2016 total and benefits Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Va.

Coastal Carolina University:

Coastal Carolina University Dance Marathon increased their fundraising by 55% over their 2016 total, raising $34,370 in 2017 for McLeod Children’s Hospital in Florence, S.C.

Thank you thank you thank you! We had an amazing time today at Dance Marathon and raised over 30k #FTK! ??❤️

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Creighton University:

In honor of the 62 children who enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital every minute, Creighton Dance Marathon set a goal to raise $62,000 in 2017. By the end of their Dance Marathon on Oct. 28, the students celebrated their total of $68,002.17 for Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.

WE DID IT!!!!! Our total is $68,002.17!!!!!! Thank you all for your support and for making this goal a reality!! #ftk #cudm #lovesmiracles

Posted by Creighton Dance Marathon on Saturday, October 28, 2017


Jacksonville State University:

Jacksonville State University’s inaugural Dance Marathon event was hosted by the local Phi Mu chapter on Oct. 14 and raised $13,369.59 for Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham, Ala.

Lehigh University:

At their event on Oct. 21, Lehigh University Dance Marathon announced their 2017 fundraising total of $40,975.40 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

We raised $40,975.40 FTK!!

Posted by Lehigh University Dance Marathon on Monday, October 23, 2017


Texas Tech University:

Texas Tech University Raiderthon hosted their Dance Marathon event on Oct. 28 and raised $7,441 for UMC Children’s Hospital in Lubbock, TX.

Say hello to our TOP fundraisers so far! We are still accepting donations! Link in bio #FTK #ForTheKids

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse:

In their inaugural year, EagleTHON at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse raised $11,403.89 for Gunderson Health System, which they celebrated at their Dance Marathon event on Oct. 14.

UWL EagleTHON 2017

We are so incredibly excited to share with you all our first annual EagleTHON. Thank you to every person involved in this dance marathon movement; we couldn't have done any of it without you. Thank you a million times over for supporting us and being #ForTheKids

Posted by Eagles For The Kids on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Miracle Network Dance Marathon is an international movement, involving students at over 300 colleges and universities across North America that fundraise for their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Students work to raise funds and awareness throughout the year with their efforts culminating in an 8-40 hour Dance Marathon event. Since its inception in 1991, Miracle Network Dance Marathon has raised more than $200 million–ensuring that no child or family fights pediatric illness or injury alone.

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