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UK Employee Dance Party Raises Donation for DanceBlue

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 20, 2017) — Celebrating its third year, the DanceBlue University of Kentucky Staff and Faculty DanceBlue Dance Party raised $8,308 last Thursday. The Best Spirit team prize went to UK HealthCare at Alumni Drive for raising more than $2,787 the day of the event.  

DanceBlue, University of Kentucky’s 24-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon, is one of the largest student-run philanthropies in the Southeastern Conference. DanceBlue raised more than $1.8 million in support the children and families battling pediatric cancer in the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic. 


UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: #uk4ky #seeblue