Blitz Week is Back

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2017) — DanceBlue 2017 is almost here, and to celebrate, students across University of Kentucky’s campus are invited to participate in Blitz Week activities in honor of the dancer fundraising deadline. Blitz Week, Monday, Jan. 30, through Friday, Feb. 3, serves to bring community-wide awareness of DanceBlue’s mission to serve the kids and the upcoming marathon. …

From Cancer to Dancer

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Emily Dawson, a DanceBlue Clinic patient will be participating in her first DanceBlue marathon as a student at the University of Kentucky. Read below to find out more about her experience in the clinic and DanceBlue. I got involved with DanceBlue through a different path than most people. The first time I had ever heard of DanceBlue was from my …

Big Blue Slam: Blood Drive brings in resources to DanceBlue Clinic

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This week, the Kentucky Blood Center is on the University of Kentucky’s campus hosting their annual “Big Blue Slam” blood drive competition against the University of Florida Gators. Students are encouraged to visit one of the locations listed below to donate blood. These donations will directly impact the patients in the DanceBlue KCH Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic. For each blood …

Dancer Fundraising Deadline Approaches

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Have you procrastinated on fundraising? Don’t worry! We’ve been there. February 3rd is the final day to donate to DanceBlue in order for a donation to go to a specific dancer, so if you’re in need of some fundraising ideas, we have you covered. 1. Skip the latté. We know you love coffee, but hey, it’s an easy $5 For …

Mini-Marathon Weekend Totals $130,000 For The Kids

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Mini Marathons have been a DanceBlue tradition for many years. A vital part of the DanceBlue family, high school students give their time, resources and hearts to the kids and families of the DanceBlue clinic. Most do so without ever meeting the kids who benefit from their selfless giving. This past weekend, Lexington Catholic (Lexington, KY), Lexington Christian Academy (Lexington, …