The Pack can DANCE!
Post by Taylor Springs
Dance Marathon has hit NC STATE!
Actually, it is more like dance for what? Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement involving college and high school students at more than 150 schools across the country. It raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in their respective community. According to dance marathon,”These students spend a year learning invaluable leadership and life skills while raising funds and interacting with children’s hospital patients and families”. These volunteers come together for a year and put on fundraising opportunities to benefit children and families who suffer from illness. The BIG Dance Marathon event at NC State is 12.5 hours long —where the students will stay on their feet through dancing, games and entertainment in celebration of the total amount raised that year.
FOR HOW LONG?!
12.5 Hours! Why stay on your feet for that long? To quote the first Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Dance Marathon’s mission statement: “We dance for those who can’t.” Powerful statement, I must say! Can you imagine if you were unable to move a lot due to illnesses?
Well why not? You are playing games, winning prizes, dancing the night away to your favorite songs and surrounded by your favorite people! All while giving hope, love, compassion, and support to the miracle families. So come and support: dancing, donations, volunteering, and social media!
Here at NC State, you can use your passions for GOOD! You may not like dancing (pshh we all know everyone “likes to move it move it”!), but try to use what you like, whether it is running marathons, paintings, film making, powder puff football, pageants, etc, and make it a CAUSE! Turn it into something to be proud of. Make it a way for you to support others around you, bring awareness to the public, give compassion to MIRACLE families. Find your why (what issues are you passionate about) and do something about it. At NC State, you can make a difference.