UDance raises nearly $1.9 million


UDance, the largest student-run philanthropy at the University of Delaware, presented its 11th annual 12-hour dance marathon on Sunday, March 12, at the Bob Carpenter Center and raised a record amount of $1,890,337.16 for the fight against childhood cancer.

The theme for this year’s dance marathon was “Wild About Finding A Cure.”

UDance began at 9 a.m. and ended at 9 p.m., with the announcement of the amount that UD students and the community have raised over the past year.

Participants were able to donate hair to cancer patients and dance along to a silent disco, and had the chance to interact with B+ Heroes and enjoy many performances on stage.


Parents also took the stage to testimonials that makes the reason why the dance marathon is held evident,” a UDance representative said.

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