Make a Difference on Child Health Day 2021

On October 4, 2021, thousands of Dance Marathon participants and community members will unite and rally together for local kids. Don’t miss out on the chance to change kids’ health and change the future – register today and start fundraising immediately!
Kids can’t wait so neither should you.

Last Updated: 10:45 AM EST, October 5

Child Health Day 2021 Top Fundraisers

On Child Health Day 2021, thousands of Dance Marathon participants raised $630,367 and registered 9,190 students! Scroll down to see the names of top fundraisers for the day, as well as winning programs in fundraising and recruitment efforts.

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Mikael Mahoney, University of Connecticut
Arthi Shankar, Mercer Universtiy
Greer Reineke, The First Academy
Elise Winn, Purdue University
Madison Schweitzer, University of South Carolina
Katie Torbert, University of South Carolina
Jackson Torbert, University of South Carolina
Delaney Cummings, Purdue University
Kaitlyn Yourkoski, Syracuse University
McMain Reineke, The First Academy
Melanie Kate Yeager, University of Texas at Austin
Lauren Doriot, Saint Mary's College
Madison Federici, Elon University

Addie Joslin, Dreyfoos School of Arts

Christopher Priebe, Purdue University
Hannah Williams, Purdue University
Megan Laurendeau, University of South Carolina
Alice Birchfield, Texas Christian University
Keely Sullivan, Saint Mary's College
Avery Kerr, Purdue University
Avery Kerr, Purdue University
Will Napier, Purdue University
Jordan Clark, Westfield High School
Chloe Stoler, Saint Mary's College
Izzy Goldman, University of Missouri, Columbia
Jillian Kissinger, Purdue University

Lily McClafferty, Saint Mary’s College

Jillian Richardson, University of Pittsburgh
Gabriella Wolske, University of South Carolina
Caitlin Keohane, Fontbonne University
Spencer Rutherford, Saint Mary's College
Maanya Ravichandran, University of Pittsburgh
Rachel Stanley, Auburn University
Lexie Manor, DePauw University
Catherine Everett, University of Missouri, Columbia
Blake Hinerman, Fontbonne University
Lillian Hornung, American University
Sam Triulzi, University of Pittsburgh
Katie Galbraith, University of Oklahoma
Juli Severyn, Saint Mary's College

Fundraising Challenge Winners

Tier 5 ($375k+)

  1. University of South Carolina

Tier 4 ($150k - $374k)

  1. Saint Mary's College

Tier 3 ($75k - $149k)

  1. University of Pittsburgh

Tier 2 ($25k - $74k)

  1. Fontbonne University

Tier 1 (New - $24k)

  1. West Chester University

High Schools

  1. The First Academy

Recruitment Challenge Winners

Tier 5 ($375k+)
  1. University of Oklahoma
Tier 4 ($150k - $375k)
  1. University of Mississippi

Tier 3 ($75k - $149k)

  1. UMass Amherst

Tier 2 ($25k - $74k)

  1. Tulane University

Tier 1 (New - $24k)

  1. Georgia Southern University

High Schools

  1. Chiles High School

Per Capita Fundraising Challenge Winners

Top 3 Programs Win

  1. Fontbonne University
  2. Saint Mary's College
  3. Elon University

The program listed in the top spot for each tier at 9 a.m. EST on 10/5 will be the official winner.


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