From the Desk Of: Programming Chair Morgan Thurza

By |2021-04-08T12:44:59-04:00April 8th, 2021|

DanceBlue is so much more than standing for 24 hours or watching the total fundraising amount be raised at the end of the marathon. To me, DanceBlue is a community that loves deeply and widely. This has rung true for me since I became a part of the DB family almost four years ago. I

Virtual Marathon? We Answered Your Questions.

By |2021-02-21T12:18:46-05:00February 21st, 2021|

Following the announcement of the date and modality of DanceBlue 2021, we have received many questions. We hope our answers to these frequently asked questions help you understand a little more about what to expect going into the marathon! What are the plans for the marathon? The DanceBlue dance marathon will be held virtually on

From the Desk Of: Family Relations Chair Emily Hulette

By |2021-02-12T11:21:14-05:00February 12th, 2021|

Tuesday mornings will always have a special place reserved in my heart. During my junior year of college, I got a call saying I would get to be a part of DanceBlue’s Family Relations committee, and my jaw just about hit the ground. After seeing the magic of DanceBlue the two years prior as a

DanceBlue and raiseRed Join To Fundraise FTK!

By |2021-02-05T11:47:14-05:00February 5th, 2021|

Get ready for the first Commonwealth Cup! From Feb. 8-11, University of Kentucky’s DanceBlue and the University of Louisville’s raiseREDwill come together despite long-standing rivalries in an attempt to fundraise $50,000 collectively for the respective hospitals the dance marathons benefit. For DanceBlue, money raised will benefit the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic. For raiseRED, money raised

No One Fights Alone

By |2021-01-08T15:59:02-05:00January 8th, 2021|

You never think it will touch your family, but it does. You never ask for sympathy, but you receive it. You never go back to being normal, but life goes on. You never know what will happen next, but neither do the doctors. You never ask for the fight, but you battle, and you battle

We Dance for the Extraordinary Kind of People

By |2020-10-11T16:44:25-04:00October 12th, 2020|

One of the greatest gifts in life is the ability to be a part of something bigger than yourself. The community that comes from surrounding yourself with people who are selflessly striving to serve others is unlike anything. In making the transition from high school to college, this community is often what we are all

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