https://www.youtube.com/embed/hCAi9W9Cq84 Name: Oakley Graves Parents: Lauren and Josh Lucas Age: 4 Type of tumor: Infantile Fibromatosis Lauren: My little girl, Oakley, has a one in two million people diagnosis- a rare benign tumor called Infantile Fibromatosis. Statistically, it will be another 40 plus years before anyone in the world is diagnosed with her type of
https://www.youtube.com/embed/bwBYgITMlw0 Name: Annaliese Thomas Parents: Todd and Serah Thomas Hometown: Lexington, KY Type of cancer: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Tell me about the moment you found out about Annaliese’s diagnosis? Serah: I was six and a half months pregnant when the ultrasound showed a mass growing on her jaw bone. We began to visit several different
What was your past involvement with DanceBlue as a student? I was the Overall Chair for the first DanceBlue (2005-2006). What are you up to now? Professionally, I serve as the Chief Administrative Officer for the distribution division of a financial services firm in Houston, Texas. Personally, I’m the proud mother of my one year
With the DanceBlue Dance Marathon quickly approaching, we wanted to share a way to still get involved! If you didn’t join up for a team, don’t think you’ll be able to meet the fundraising minimum or don’t want to spend the entire 24-hours dancing, we have GREAT news for you! You can still be involved
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!
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
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
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,
Lexington Catholic Mini MarathonLCHS raises $65,215.04 For The Kids!Lexington Christian Academy Mini MarathonLCA raises $15,327.50 For The Kids!Apollo High School Mini MarathonApollo High School raises $50,160.57 For The Kids!
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