Dance Marathon raises $1.4 million for UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

     More than 1,400 current University of Iowa students participated in the 27th annual student-led Dance Marathon which raised more than $1.4 million for the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. The final tally raised by the students – who were inspired by the theme of this year's Dance Marathon: "Rise with Resilience" -- was $1,422,443.27, a total which pushed the amount of support generated by Dance Marathon over the course of its history to more than $31 million.

     The students listed below participated in this year's Dance Marathon and are from the area.


     Emma Brighton

     Macy McDonough

     Lauren Ries

     Presley Tapken


     Jarrett Knepper

     Gannon O'Brien

     Samantha Recker

     Madeline Roling

     Madalyn Weber


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