Why Dance Marathon?

You might be asking yourself, what exactly is dance marathon? Why should I become involved? And we have the answer to that

Riley Hospital for Children

Since 1924, Riley Hospital for Children has provided compassionate care, support and comfort to children and their families. The dedicated pediatric physicians, clinical staff and generous donors have made Riley a place of hope and healing for generations of Hoosiers.

As Indiana's first and only comprehensive pediatric hospital, Riley Hospital has more than 245,000 inpatient and outpatient pediatric visits annually from across the state, nation and the world. Riley Hospitals relationship with Clarian Health and its strong affiliation with the Indiana University School of Medicine  an institution that continues to advance its reputation by engaging in cutting-edge research and innovating new therapies  makes it the only comprehensive pediatric clinical resource for Indianas children and a premiere source for health-related information for their parents.

Riley Hospital continues to be recognized as one of the top childrens hospitals and has achieved many distinctions, establishing the hospital as one of the premier pediatric research facilities in the nation.

From simple acute routine care to the most critically ill and medically complex cases, Riley Hospital offers pediatric specialists in every field of medicine and surgery in a family-centered environment. Riley Hospital is committed to preeminence and shares a commitment to service excellence demonstrated through both patient and physician satisfaction.

Ball state university dance marathon

Ball State University Dance Marathon aims to inspire a diverse community to come together for the children and families of Riley Hospital for Children. We aim to become the premiere student-run philanthropic organization at Ball State University in support of Riley Hospital for Children. WE aim to be the primary source of annual funding for the Magic Castle Cart and the Palliative Care Program at Riley Hospital for Children. Lastly we aim to create a powerful, transformative experience for Ball State University students, staff, and community members through our Dance Marathon by celebrating enduring hope, lifelong healing, and lasting friendships in honor of our Riley kids and families.

DM means creating second chances.