My DanceBlue Story

By | 2018-01-22T20:51:37+00:00 January 24th, 2018|

I first encountered DanceBlue when I was seven years old, but my family’s interactions with the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic go back a little further than that. My younger brother, Charlie, was diagnosed with a rare blood condition called ITP when he was three years old. The clinic staff was there every step

Blitz Week is Back

By | 2017-10-10T10:06:36+00:00 January 26th, 2017|

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

Big Blue Slam: Blood Drive Brings in Resources to DanceBlue Clinic

By | 2017-10-10T10:07:17+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|

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

DanceBlue Social Worker Wins Make-A-Wish Medical Professional of the Year Award

By | 2017-10-10T10:07:40+00:00 September 13th, 2016|

For the third time, a UK Healthcare social worker specialist of the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic has been nominated for and awarded the Make-A-Wish Medical Professional of the Year award.  This year’s honored recipient was Kara Gore, a social worker who has worked in the DanceBlue Clinic for four years. Gore only knew