Hundreds of UNC students will stand for the 24-hour event held in Fetzer Gym on UNC’s campus. The event is symbolic of the students dedication to the cause and their commitment to service.
This year, Carolina For The Kids is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. Carolina For The Kids was founded in 1999 and has raised over $5.2 million dollars for the patients and families of UNC Children’s Hospital. Over the past 20 years, more than 10,000 UNC students have participated in the Marathon.
Since 1999, student participation in the Marathon has allowed Carolina For The Kids to serve over 20,000 families at UNC Children’s Hospital. In addition, CFTK has been able to provide over $1,193,146 worth of financial support for families through their flagship grant, the FTK Fund, and serve 25,060 meals at Parent’s Night Out.
The theme of the Marathon this year is “Through The Years,” which recognizing CFTK’s growth and accomplishments over the past 20 years.
Event highlights for the 2018 UNC Dance Marathon include:
Friday March 23, 2018
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
7:00 p.m. Marathon Kickoff
7:45 p.m. Performances Begin
Saturday March 24, 2018
1:00 a.m Hooker Fields
6:30 a.m. Kenan Stadium Sunrise Walk
8:00 a.m. Rave
2:00 p.m. Tar Heel Town with kids and families
5:00 p.m. Kid Co-Captain Talent Show
6:00 p.m. Kid Co-Captain Introductions and Family Hour
7:00 p.m. Fundraising Total Reveal
If you would like more information, would like to schedule an interview or are interested in attending the 2018 UNC Dance Marathon, please contact Dara Burg at firstname.lastname@example.org.