100 Reasons Why We DanceBlue

By | 2017-11-14T16:43:10+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Last Thursday, we celebrated the official 100-day countdown until the 2018 DanceBlue Marathon! (If you missed the announcement, hundreds of students will start the 24-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon of Feb. 17 at 8 p.m.!) So in honor of 100-days until the 2018 DanceBlue Marathon, we asked, “Why do you DanceBlue?” Here are 100 responses!

I Dance FTK

By | 2017-10-10T10:04:55+00:00 September 27th, 2017|

The community that drives DanceBlue is one of its most powerful aspects. DanceBlue strives to create a sense of community on the University of Kentucky’s campus by welcoming any individual on campus to get involved in some capacity with our student-run organization benefitting the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic. The DanceBlue community can be

Register Your Team For DanceBlue 2018!

By | 2017-10-10T10:05:29+00:00 August 31st, 2017|

As an incoming freshman, I had heard all about DanceBlue and its benefit for the DanceBlue Kentucky Children's Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic. Within my first couple weeks of being on campus, almost everyone I had met strongly encouraged me to make the effort of getting involved as a dancer. So throughout my first month at

Why We DanceBlue

By | 2017-10-10T10:06:43+00:00 February 11th, 2017|

Morale Committee member and adopt-a-family team captain, Caitlin Crowder shares why she loves DanceBlue. When people ask me what DanceBlue is, I love seeing how they react when I tell them that it is a no-sitting, no-sleeping 24-hour dance marathon. I always get a wide-eyed face with the question, “you stand for 24

DanceBlue is Much More

By | 2017-10-10T10:05:53+00:00 February 5th, 2017|

Each year leading up to the marathon, we ask DanceBlue Committee students to write and reflect on their DanceBlue experience. Libby Headman, Corporate Chair, shared about her DanceBlue experience below. People always ask me to describe DanceBlue. Whether it is a sponsor asking about DanceBlue, or trying to explain the organization to an

From Cancer to Dancer

By | 2017-09-27T09:24:54+00:00 January 25th, 2017|

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