What: Dance Marathon, a benefit for the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals
When: Noon to midnight Saturday, Nov. 12
Where: Danforth University Center (The DUC), Washington University in St. Louis
More information: Hundreds of Washington University students will dance, play games, raise money, cheer student performers and meet “Miracle Kids” and their families during Dance Marathon, a 12-hour dance party that benefits the Children’s Miracle Network.
At 3:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and his wife, Risa, will lead the faculty and staff in a dance called “The Dancellor,” which has become an annual tradition of the event.
All proceeds benefit member hospitals of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis: SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. In the past 16 years, Dance Marathon has raised over $1.5 million. For more information, visit dm.wustl.edu.
Visiting media should ask for Delaney Earley, Dance Marathon co-executive director, at the entrance to the event or call 630-200-8049.
Comments and respectful dialogue are encouraged, but content will be moderated. Please, no personal attacks, obscenity or profanity, selling of commercial products, or endorsements of political candidates or positions. We reserve the right to remove any inappropriate comments. We also cannot address individual medical concerns or provide medical advice in this forum.