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When is the next Dance Marathon.... NOVEMBER 21, 2015!!

Thanks for helping us raise over $11,000 last year!



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What is Donor Drive? Donor Drive is the home-base for DM Dancers. You can register for Dance Marathon, pay the entry donation fee, and also make additional donations to Children's Miracle Network and the Greenville Children's Hospital. Once registered on the site, your family members and friends may also donate to you as a Dancer and increase your donation amount, so set a goal and start fundraising - FOR THE KIDS!

Portal Information


Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement, involving college and high school students at over 150 schools across the country who raise money for the Children's Miracle Network hospital in their community. These students spend a year learning invaluable leadership and social skills while raising funds in a variety of ways and interacting with children's hospital patients and families. The year culminates with a 12 hour long event where the students stay on their feet through dancing, games, and entertainment in order to celebrate the total amount raised that year. Why stay on your feet for that long? To quote the first Children's Miracle Network Dance Marathon's mission statement: "We dance for those who can't." It is this solidarity to and connection with the cause that makes Dance Marathon an event unlike any other. Children's Miracle Network Dance Marathon was founded by students in 1991 in the memory of Ryan White. Since its inception it has grown to over 100 universities and colleges across the country. All entirely student run, all donating 100% of the funds they raise directly to their local children's hospital, Dance Marathons have become a tradition on campus and in the community. Year in and year out- students throw the biggest party of the year for the children at their local hospital. They stay on their feet for 12...24...36 hours in honor of children who have been through so much. They "dance" for those who can't. They do it For the Kids! Western Carolina held it's first Dance Marathon this past March of 2012. It was a great success where we raised over $8000 for our sponsor hospital, The Greenville Children's Hospital. It was an amazing 12 hours and we are thrilled to begin work on the 2013 WCU DM which will take place on Saturday, March 9th, 2013 in the Campus Recreation Center. Please come dance with us!


Affiliated Groups


Please upload the current copy of your organization's constitution.

If you are registering your Department, please upload your Department's Mission Statement here.

Mission Statement/Purpose

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Departments: Write where you are located, what your department is, etc.

Our mission, as members of Western Carolina Universitys Dance Marathon, is to raise money and awareness for Childrens Hospital of Greenville, SC and the benefiting Miracle Families. Through fundraising and the involvement of the campus, Cullowhee, Jackson County, and North Carolina communities, we will strive to make a difference in the lives of these children, and will always appreciate the opportunity we have to help make Miracles happen. We will serve as ambassadors for Dance Marathon and Childrens Miracle Network, conducting ourselves as individuals who understand and actualize our motto, For the kids.

President Name

If a Department, please enter your Department Head's Info

Emily Pelliccia

President Email

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Vice President Name


Vice President Email


Advisor Name (WCU Faculty or Staff only)

Karen Farmer/Francis Ortis

GPA requirement

All members must be in good academic standing (2.0) as defined in the RSO Agreement within the RSO Manual. Some organizations have higher standards, that may be listed below.

We require members to be in good academic standing.