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Geaux Above With Dance Marathon at LSU

This week, Dance Marathon at LSU released its fundraising campaign for the 2017-2018 school year.  The ABOVE campaign is more than just five letters; it’s what those five letters stand for that will push LSU students to fundraise for the kids at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.

All together

Building tomorrow

Overcoming obstacles

V Five years of making miracles

Exceeding expectations


It's finally here! See how we're going #above and beyond everything we have done so far For The Kids at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital! It's our 5th birthday and we are just getting started. Follow us on our journey #GeauxAbove

Posted by Dance Marathon at LSU on Wednesday, September 27, 2017


“The ABOVE campaign encompasses both a nod to the accomplishments of Dance Marathon at LSU over the last five years, as well as looking toward the goals we set for the future,” stated Dance Marathon at LSU Public Relations Director, Dorothy Travasos.

Pictured are dancers after being on their feet for over 26 hours at the 2016 Dance Marathon at LSU Big Event


Dance Marathon at LSU has been working tirelessly the past few months to plan local community events on and off of LSU’s campus:

  • September 29th – Fall Fest at LSU: Join Dance Marathon at LSU on the parade grounds for Fall Fest.  Purchase an FTK t-shirt for $5 to tie dye while you visit. Game Day buttons will also be for sale.
  • October 13th – FTK Soiree: A Night Above the Stars- A gala fundraiser taking place at the Baton Rouge Marriott on Friday, October 13th from 7-10pm. The night will include stories from former patients, a silent auction, a “cork and fork” pull, and live entertainment from Burnhouse. There will be a three-course meal and a cash bar. To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, visit
  • October 29th– November 4th – Beat Bama Week: Dance Marathon at LSU will face off with University of Alabama’s Dance Marathon for its 4th annual week-long fundraising challenge. Schedule of events to come soon!
  • October 30th– Kendra Scott Give Back Night: Enjoy sips, sweets, and jewels as Kendra Scott located in Perkins Rowe hosts a Give Back Night from 5-7 pm and give back 20% of all sales.


For more information on Dance Marathon at LSU events and fundraising, follow Dance Marathon at LSU on Facebook at or visit if you are an LSU student that would like to participate in Dance Marathon.