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!
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: 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
BY: LUKE MATHEWS, DM 7 CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Holidays season is upon us, and as they say, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. The Holidays have always been magical to me. For me, this Holiday magic used to be Santa and his magical reindeer, but now as I am older my magic is … Continue reading Holiday Magic
BY: WHITNEY MISFELDT, DM7 FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR I still remember walking into the SLC, anxiously preparing for the Big Reveal as a member of the DM6 Fundraising Committee. The routine was memorized. The cards were made. The sweatshirts revealing our six year total were completed. But this year's grand total on the shirts? Yeah, we had … Continue reading It’s More Than Just A Number
BY: DAMON WOLTER, DM7 FINANCE DIRECTOR I dance for an abundant number of reasons. I dance for the kiddos who no longer can and for the kids who will forever be dancing in our hearts. I dance not only in remembrance of these amazing individuals, but also in celebration of the precious moments we were … Continue reading It’s All About The Why
BY: GRACYN SCHRINER, FACULTY ADVISOR Hi, everyone! My name is Gracyn Schriner, and this will be my third Dance Marathon. My experience with Dance Marathon has been a little different than most, and each year my role has changed. My senior year at SAU is when I first got involved with DM for year five! … Continue reading Changing Roles FTK
BY: MOLLY CHAMBERS, SAU DM 7 CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR What comes to your mind when you hear the word superhero? I imagine you think of an individual saving the world disguised in a costume and their certain powers they use to defeat the villains. When I hear superhero, I think of our kiddos. I think of … Continue reading What is a Superhero?
BY: HALEY BEST, DM 4, 5, & 6 ADVISOR Dance Marathon is one of the most life-changing events that one will ever witness. The impact this organization has made throughout the Nation is one that does not go unnoticed. This impact, however, would not be possible without Dancers, whose work does not get noticed enough. … Continue reading Thank you, Dancers!
BY: ALYSSA TOMPKINS, SAU DM 6 SPONSORSHIP DIRECTOR Do you ever have that one person that inspires you to be the best person you can possibly be? For me that was the girl I randomly picked off of the “SAU Class of 2018” Facebook page the spring … Continue reading For Kayla