From the Desk Of: Fundraising Chair Lizzie Rupp

By |2020-12-19T15:06:53-05:00December 19th, 2020|

I have been fortunate to be involved in DanceBlue since I was a freshman in high school when older students, who were familiar with DanceBlue at UK, decided to start a mini marathon at my school. I wasn’t sure what DanceBlue was, but I loved being involved in different student organizations and DanceBlue sounded fun.

Dance-BOO!

By |2020-11-06T02:11:07-05:00November 6th, 2020|

We all remember Halloween as kids. Picking out your costumes to embody your true form, talking to you friends as you made your way from house to house, hoping that there would be a nice face and a Kit Kat awaiting you when you knocked. Shedding layers of your costume as the night went on,

From the Desk Of: Mini Marathons Chair Lucy Hargis

By |2020-10-30T16:21:43-04:00October 30th, 2020|

“Mini Marathons can change the world.” This has been the belief of mini marathons chairs for a long time now - and I think they might be right. I remember standing at my first mini marathon, a sophomore in high school, mesmerized by the incredible energy and passion of college students involved with DanceBlue. The

From the Desk Of: Corporate Chair Nick Joseph

By |2020-10-19T14:23:05-04:00October 23rd, 2020|

I first heard about DanceBlue during my freshman year of high school. A few of my friends in the grade above me were starting a mini marathon at Henry Clay. I signed up to participate mostly to support them in making the event a success, but quickly my passion for the organization developed. One of

From the Desk Of: Operations Chair Will Casto

By |2020-10-16T11:36:36-04:00October 16th, 2020|

Cancer is something that has affected us all in one way or another. Maybe someone from your hometown was diagnosed with it, or someone in your family, or maybe even you. It is a disease that shows no mercy and attacks adults and children alike. Cancer is a great evil that takes many lives far

Team Registration for DanceBlue 2021 is Happening!

By |2020-09-03T20:52:02-04:00September 4th, 2020|

The University of Kentucky, and the entire country, is embarking on a completely strange and new experience as another semester of college starts. What were once uncommon occurrences, like wearing a mask in public, have become what we now see as part of everyday life. But among all this new normal there are some things

One Certain Thing: Words from the DanceBlue 2021 Overall Chair

By |2020-08-27T13:07:44-04:00August 28th, 2020|

This year has had a lot of uncertainty, and as the days go on we see that uncertainty is not going to leave us soon. However, through all the craziness of the world right now, there is one thing that is certain -- the love For the Kids. My name is Allie Holt, and I

DanceBlue Never Stops

By |2020-05-29T11:47:25-04:00May 29th, 2020|

After every DanceBlue dance marathon I’ve participated in, I’ve heard the words “DanceBlue never stops”. In both the recent years I’ve spent as a part of DanceBlue and before then, I’ve seen this statement proven to be true over and over again. While in utero, I was diagnosed with a tumor on my kidney.

$2,000,190.20 FOR THE KIDS!

By |2020-03-03T19:23:02-05:00March 3rd, 2020|

This past weekend, history was made. Thousands of University of Kentucky students, faculty, alum, friends, and family gathered in Memorial Coliseum in celebration of a year’s worth of hard work and fundraising for kids of the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic. After 24 hours of no sitting or sleeping, so many fun games, a

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