Wednesday, February 24, 2016
UIS students to hold Dance Marathon to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network
WHEN: Friday, March 4, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
WHERE: The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on the UIS campus
DETAILS: Participants can sign up for the Dance Marathon as an individual or as part of a team with a fundraising goal. Anyone is welcome to participate and can register online at www.dmuis.org or at the event. Participants pay a $5 registration fee and are asked to fundraise at least $20 by March 4.
The Dance Marathon will feature a DJ, a variety of performances by different organizations and food coordinating with the themes “Around the World”, “Hollywood”, “90s/00s”, and “Rave”.
Six local families who have benefited from the Children’s Miracle Network at HSHS St. John’s Hospital will share their stories starting at 4:30 p.m.
UIS students have been raising money for the campaign throughout the year. Last year, they raised $5,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network.