WIU Dance Marathon announces fundraising goal for 2017

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WIU Dance Marathon raised $70,885.03 at their event in March 2016. The organization raises money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the St. Louis area.

Western Illinois University Dance Marathon has announced their fundraising goal for the 2017 event. In its fourth year, the organization is hoping to raise six-figures: $100,000.

The first year of WIUDM, the goal was $12,000 and they ended up raising over $22,000. In the second year, their goal was to raise $40,000 and they finished with over $50,000. The third event which took place at WIU this March, raised over $70,000.

The WIUDM Executive Board made a video to announce the goal of $100,000 for next year. You can view it on YouTube, here. The event will be held on April 1, 2017.