Video: ASU Dance Marathon

Arizona State University jumped on the bandwagon with a charity event that’s been growing in popularity with universities across the nation, the Dance Marathon.

It’s a charity event put on through the Children’s Miracle Network in which anyone partaking dances for twelve hours to symbolize standing up for those children in hospitals who can’t.

With the help of Undergraduate Student Government the university held its first Dance Marathon to benefit the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Friday February 15th.

Undergraduate Student Government Director of Affairs Casey Clowes was given a 4-month time frame to organize an event that has typically taken colleges 14 months to plan.

About 1,200 students from ASU Greek life and various student organizations registered and raised $57,853 for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital.