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Dance Marathon

30 Hours of Dancing, 30 Hours of Happiness

Lori Janjigian | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Lori Janjigian

By dancing for 30 hours straight, I played a role in helping Team Joseph, a foundation that helps families battling Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the most common degenerative genetic muscle disease affecting children.

A Race Against the Clock: Parents, Researchers Lobby for Accelerated Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

Lauren Caruba | Posted 05.04.2014 | College
Lauren Caruba

On Friday, March 7, more than 1,000 Northwestern students will gather in a large white tent behind the university's student center. Kicking off at 7 p.m., the students will dance for 30 hours straight into the early hours of Sunday morning just days before final exams.

Extracurricular Credit: 250 College and High School Campuses Raise Millions for Local Children's Hospitals in 2012.

Zac Johnson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Zac Johnson

Now on more than 250 college campuses and countless high schools, Dance Marathon has proven to be the experiential fundraising and project-based learning event of choice for this country's next generation of revolutionary leaders.

Northwestern University Dance Marathon Raises Over $1.2 Million for Charity (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 05.13.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Northwestern University held its 39th annual Dance Marathon (NUDM) from March 8-10 with over 1,000 college students participating and raising over $1.2 million dollars. $1,214,632 to be exact.

High School Raises Nearly $500,000 With Dance Marathon!

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.04.2013 | Impact

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — The 710 students from South Glens Falls High School danced for more than a day: Conga lines, "Gangnam Style," giddy-up...

Dancing My Heart Out

Jaime Zucker | Posted 11.17.2012 | College
Jaime Zucker

This past year, I bore witness to one of the greatest feats of athletic prowess and strength, a true test of fitness and dedication that not only pushed participants to their very limits, but which also united them under a common purpose.

Dancing the Day (And Night) Away to Fight Pediatric HIV/AIDS

Lesley Girkins | Posted 04.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Lesley Girkins

At the end of the night, everyone was more educated about the cause, and felt inspired to stay involved with the fight against pediatric AIDS. Involvement of this magnitude proves that this community cares.

Dancing for an AIDS-Free Generation

Josephine Nabukenya | Posted 04.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Josephine Nabukenya

My participation in the Dance Marathon at UCLA was life-changing. In a room full of American students my age, I was able to see that regardless of where we come from, we are all passionate about saving lives.