Dance Marathon at FSU is a year-long celebration and effort. Throughout the year, we host multiple events to fundraise and raise awareness for children who need it most. Our fall community events include Miracle Week, which kicks-off Dancer Registration and provides many platforms to get involved with DM at FSU. Be on the lookout to new and exciting Dance Marathon events this upcoming year!
FTKids on the Block
FTKids on the Block is the kickoff event that we host at the very beginning of the school year! It is the very first time of the year that we all get to hang out with the Miracle Families. We shut down all of Madison Street for our very own block party. We have food from the restaurants on Madison Street, live music, and a bunch of different yard games.
Miracle Week consists of five full days of Dance Marathon fun! The first day of the week was National Child Health Day and we played Double Dare, the next night was our So You Think You Can Line Dance event. All day on Wednesday we played penny wars on campus. Thursday night we had the most fun dance and dodgeball tournament. Last, but definitely not least, on Friday we had our Dancer Appreciation Day to show our dancers just how much we care about them.
In 2020, Leon, Maclay, Chiles, Rickards High School, Valwood School, Florida State University School, Lincoln High School, Maclay Middle School, John Paul II High School, Monford Middle School, Deerlake Middle School, Trinity Middle School, and Gretchen Everhart Middle School, raised a total of $545,261.14 For The Kids! If you or your high school are interested in starting a Dance Marathon program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There’s nothing better than football For The Kids. Join us for Family Weekend and Homecoming Weekend. Tickets will be available to purchase during the Fall semester! Make sure to use your organization’s unique code during checkout. We can’t wait to see you all there!
Family and Homecoming Weekend
All of our events leading up to a weekend-long Dance Marathon that culminates in our year of fundraising efforts. The marathon is broken up into one 10-hour shift, and one 20-hour shift, with over 800 participants in each shift. To join us in this celebration, dancers must sign up during the registration periods in the fall and spring, and fundraise at least $250 For The Kids! The marathon is full of fun, dancing, food, and miracles. We stand in honor of those who can’t.