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Become a Dancer
We encourage every student at the University of Kentucky to participate in our dance marathon, as well as other general DanceBlue events and fundraisers. Our favorite way for students to get involved is to become a dancer, but students can also fundraise or volunteer!
When you decide to become a dancer, you embark on a journey that will change your life forever. Our dancers fundraise all year long to compete for a spot at the marathon! Our marathon includes testimonies and stories from our families in the clinic, delicious food from local vendors, check presentation, and an hourly line dance!
To be a dancer, you need to be on a team! Many university organizations, dorms, and colleges already have existing teams that you can join if you are a member. Look through the list of teams below and contact the Team Captain to let them know you’re interested! There are a limited number of spots that are determined by aspects like fundraising and participation, so start your fundraising and get involved TODAY!
Fundraising for DanceBlue can sometimes seem challenging and intimidating. Below you can find some information that will help you and your team when raising money throughout the year. We encourage you and your team to be creative, but remember to follow the fundraising policies, and to complete the fundraising submission form for each fundraiser your team puts on. Lastly and most importantly, always remember why you are doing it – FTK – For The Kids!
Team captains are the representative of his/her team. Team captains are responsible for passing all DanceBlue information along to their team members, tracking each of their team members’ donations through SWEB, as well as attending bi-weekly meetings in the Fall and weekly meetings in the Spring.
Follow us on social media to stay in the loop about volunteer registration information. Email Grace Evans at [email protected] with any questions, comments or concerns! FTK!
Click here to get your volunteer ticket
Kroger Community Rewards
Thanks to Kroger’s commitment to the kids, DanceBlue is a part of their Community Rewards Program! Each time you shop at Kroger, a portion of what you spend will directly benefit DanceBlue.
If you do not have a Kroger Plus card, they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger. Follow the steps below to enroll in this program! We appreciate your support FTK!
Sign in to kroger.com with your Kroger Plus account information. Once logged in, click on the icon in the top right corner. The icon is right above your name! Click on “ Community Rewards” on the left side of the screen. Find the search bar, and search for DanceBlue in one of two ways: TK269 ( organization number) University of KY Dance Blue ( organization name)
Once you see our organization, click “ Enroll.”
You must swipe your card or use the phone number that is related to your registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count. Thank you for supporting DanceBlue through shopping at Kroger!
Click Here for the DB23 Fundraising Events Google Calendar to see both Overall and Team Fundraisers!
|October 28-30, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.||Magee’s Baking Company|
|October 31 – November 4, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.||John’s Run/Walk Shop|
|November 11, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Cup of Common Wealth|
|November 18, 12 – 6 p.m.||Greyline Station|
|December 2, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.||Bear and the Butcher|