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Between executing non-Marathon events, managing publicity and technology, and securing business partners, there's not much this branch doesn't do; meet the powerhouses behind all things External.

EMILY CASTELLANO, EXTERNAL DIRECTOR

What is your position in Danc...

While most of us spend the holidays in the comfort of our homes, some of our miracle children are still continuing their hard fought battles. This holiday season, DM at FSU seeks to evoke the Spirit of Shands and continue fighting for those who can’t.

Between December 2...

Ever wonder how we make the Marathon magic happen? Meet the people that make sure we have it all together: the Marathon Team.

MORGAAN JESSELL, MARATHON DIRECTOR

What is your position in Dance Marathon 2019?

I serve as the Marathon Director which entails overseeing the pro...

On November 13th, 2018, Dance Marathon at FSU set out to make its largest Statement yet-- $335,000 in 26.2 hours. And our Statement was heard.

$364,815.46 raised in 26.2 hours in honor of our miracle children, in honor of Hitting That Gong, and in honor of Marshal.

Over...

This Thanksgiving season, Dance Marathon at FSU has found plenty of reasons to be thankful. With only 100 days left until the Marathon, we set out to list 100 of the infinite reasons we are thankful for DM every day.

  1. Celebrating holidays outside the hospital walls

  2. ...

Year after year, Dance Marathon at FSU seeks to make its Statement. On this day, November 13th, 2018, we are determined to honor the life of Marshal Fisher with Marshal’s Statement: a pledge to raise $335,000 in 26.2 hours, symbolic of the 335 children in the US, like...

In light of Hurricane Michael's effects in Gadsden County and the surrounding affected areas, Dance Marathon at FSU would like to highlight the consistent health efforts provided by some of our beneficiaries. 

Big Bend Hospice and the triage staff at the Marga...

Now is your chance to stand up for those who can't; Dancer Registration is open! Those interested in attending the Marathon in March must register as a Dancer. 

Here are some of our most frequently asked questions:

My DonorDrive is up and running, do I still ne...

As the largest student-run organization on campus, DM at FSU prides ourselves on our thousands of annual participants. This week, we meet Dancer Relations: the team that cultivates the "who" in what we do.

AZIA WILLIAMS, DANCER RELATIONS DIRECTOR

What is y...

Now that we’ve hit the ground running with Dance Marathon 2019, let’s meet some of the people that help make the miracles happen. First up: the Finance Team!

TIRZHA HERMAN, FINANCE DIRECTOR

What is your position in Dance Marathon 2019?

As the Finance Director, I oversee t...

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