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DanceBlue is Much More

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

By | 2017-02-05T15:45:27+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Personal Testimony|

Blitz Week is Back

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

By | 2017-01-26T23:59:11+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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

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

By | 2017-01-23T15:23:56+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Dancer Fundraising Deadline Approaches

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,

By | 2017-01-19T12:10:44+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Fundraising|

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

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,

By | 2017-01-17T12:38:22+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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

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

By | 2016-09-21T21:57:41+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We are DanceBlue: What does DanceBlue mean to me?

Katie Adams - Clinic Activities Coordinator What does DanceBlue mean to me? As a junior in high school, starting my first mini marathon, DanceBlue was something they did at UK. It was something I begged all my friends to come to, something I worked hours and hours to plan. As a senior in

By | 2017-01-17T17:19:57+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Personal Testimony|