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A Weekend in Review: High School Dance Marathons and Mini-Marathons

One of our collegiate Dance Marathon programs, Dance Marathon at the University of Florida, continued with incredible fundraising efforts by their Mini-Marathons this past weekend–raising almost $150,000!

  • Wellington Community High School: $105,913.28, with $8,278.19 coming from their respective middle school program 
  • American Heritage School – Boca/Delray: $30.061.41 (33% increase over 2018)
  • Belleview High School: $7,505.76
  • Olympic Heights High School: $5,543.21 (first-year program)

Middle and high school programs will continue to fundraise for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, until the culmination of their respective university’s Dance Marathon event:

  • Dance Marathon at Florida State University: March 1-3, 2019 in Tallahassee, FL; $2,210,165.21
  • OwlThon at Florida Atlantic University: March 23 in Boca Raton, FL
  • Dance Marathon at the University of Florida: March 30-31 in Gainesville, FL

We will update weekend totals as they continue to occur in the remaining weeks of March. A tremendous thank you to dancer participants, students, advisors, and donors of these incredible K-12 schools (along with their supporting university’s students and advisors) who have been dedicating their time and resources for the benefit of local kids.