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April 29th-30th: DemonTHON 2016


There’s a date! You may ask, “A date for what?” DemonTHON! DePaul University’s 24-hour dance marathon! Sound awesome? Interested in being a part of this really cool nationwide movement? Well look no further!

DemonTHON is our annual dance marathon where we raise money for the Ann and Richard H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. We dance, inspire, and strive for a greater tomorrow. I got involved with DemonTHON last year as a member of the Catholic Campus Ministry team. You can register as a team or individually. Together my team and I raised money For the Kids! 

We danced the full duration of the event, learned the morale dance, and I even got on stage to lip sync to “Dirty Diana”. It was an event that impacted me so much that I decided to take my involvement a step further. Working on the technology committee, I have begun doing video production for this amazing organization. My tasks mostly include filming and editing content for our YouTube channel. This year I hope to bring more friends of mine to the event so we can all dance together. 

Dancing is fun, making friends is awesome, and the cause is a good one! The event sees a huge student turn out every year and gets major support from other organizations at DePaul, as well as local businesses.

If you are interested in finding out more about DemonTHON, here are some links to check out:

·      Official Website​!

·      YouTube​!

·      Help me fundraise​!

·      Facebook​!

Words do not allow me to express just how amazing of an experience this event is. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you are interested in helping with the event or registering as a dancer.

Thank you for reading my blog, and as always, stay awesome!