Student Blog-Connor Gentry

I don’t have much of a sense of rhythm; I don’t particularly like dance music. Honestly, I don’t like dancing much at all. Good, now we’ve got that out of the way. My name is Connor Gentry and I am a junior at Hope studying engineering. I am now in my second year as a […]

Student Blog-Caitie Kieser

Hi hi!! My name is Caitie Kieser and I am a Junior at Hope studying Social Work. Asking me to write only one short blog about Dance Marathon and include every piece that I love and every way I have been impacted would quite literally be impossible. I would need more of a 20 part […]

Student Blog-Seth Held

Hello! My name is Seth Held and I am a junior studying public accounting here at Hope College. It wasn’t until my second semester freshmen year that I really started to learn about Dance Marathon. After witnessing the enormous and selfless support for both families and the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital provided by Hope College […]

Student Blog- Gina Schierbeek

Hi! I’m Gina Schierbeek, and I’m a junior here at Hope College. I’m studying a Management major with an Art minor. Of the many things that I love about being a student at Hope Col, Dance Marathon has got to be at the top. I began my love of DM my freshman year, when I […]

Dance Marathon- About Us

History of Dance Marathon at Hope The first annual Dance Marathon at Hope College took place in 2000. In the inaugural year, it was expected that a school of Hope’s size would only raise $4,800. But, as a result of much hard work and dedication, the marathon brought in over $23,000 in donations for Helen […]