With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s beginning to be the time of year where we stop and think about all the wonderful people and aspects of our lives that we are thankful for. Because there are so many moments we can be grateful for, it’s common for us to take these things for granted. One aspect of … Continue reading Thankful for our families
THANK YOU. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. This Thanksgiving, I am extra thankful for all of the support that we receive as an organization. Each donation means more and more because we are one step closer to our goal of $285,000 all for the kiddos. I am thankful for the kiddos that inspire me to never … Continue reading Thank You!
This is about Dance Marathons Halloween event.
‘Tis The Season of Gratitude By: Darcy Ratermann, DM 8 Co-Executive Director This time of year has always been one of my favorites. Especially now that I get the opportunity to come home, relax after the stress of finals, and spend time with my family and friends. During this time of year, I … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season of Gratitude
Hi I am Taylor Scanlon, Logistics Chair. I am a sophomore at St Ambrose University. This is my second year being a part of Dance Marathon and the Entertainment and Logistics committee. This year the theme for FTsKating was Candy Land. Rivers Edge was decorated like the Candy Land to get everyone is the holiday … Continue reading FTsKate
BY: JJ HARRIS, DM7 ENTERTAINMENT & LOGISTICS DIRECTOR Can you bee-lieve it? We are so close to this year’s Big Event! Whether this is your first time attending, or your fourth, it can be overwhelming. There are so many things to do and see, and it seems like there is never enough time. Here are … Continue reading What to do at the Big Event
BY: TAYLOR MADISON, SAUDM DANCER Hello! My name is Taylor Madison, I am a Sophomore majoring in Sociology and I have been involved with Dance Marathon for a total of 4 years now. In high school, I attended the Mini Big Events my freshman and sophomore years and I had a blast even on such … Continue reading Art for a Cure
BY: TRAVIS WARDEN, WhyWear Why... What is your why? Actually, take a moment to dig deep and ponder this. Why do you wake up every single morning and live YOUR life? It doesn’t matter what your why is. As long as it's truthful. It doesn’t matter if it’s your grandfather or even money. It is … Continue reading The WHY in WhyWear
BY: GRIFFIN RASCHE, DM6 PR & MARKETING DIRECTOR It’s been exactly one year since I experienced my first Big Event as an executive member. (Yeah, you read that right.) Since then, I’ve realized this… People need other people. Here’s the truth. Each one of us gets a single shot at life. Every day we wake … Continue reading An Invitation
BY: HALEY DULLEA, DM7 COMMUNITY OUTREACH DIRECTOR “Think about what the goal of this organization is. What does it mean to you personally?” I was sitting around a table with our 9 other directors, looking at each other and wondering how we put the year of DM 7 into such few words. When Haley Best … Continue reading Igniting Your Passion