Jagathon Dance Marathon
Jagathon is the Dance Marathon at IUPUI that raises funds for Riley Hospital for Children and works to spread awareness of all the AWESOME kids in Riley's care.
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About the campaign
Listening to our Riley kids and their families tell their stories is truly amazing. Being able to hear each of their unique stories and all the challenges that each child has overcome or what they continue to overcome with the help of Riley Hospital for is absolutely unbelievable.
I also know how this hospital truly changes patients and families lives for the better because I was born there twenty years ago. Riley saved my life and continues to save the lives of many kids every single day. Today I still sleep with a bear that one of my nurses made me while I was a NICU patient! I lost my twin sister, Kirstyn, at Riley and my younger sister Annie is also a current patient there. I am beyond grateful that this hospital is able to give her the care that she needs during this difficult time.
My love for this hospital continues through my sorority Phi Mu because our national philanthropy is Children's Miracle Network Hospitals which includes Riley Hospital for Children. This year I am the Philanthropy Director for Phi Mu which gives me the amazing opportunity to plan our philanthropy events, deepen our chapters connection to our cause, and increase the funds that we raise FTK.
I currently volunteer 4 hours each week in the Child Life Zone at Riley! It is my favorite part of every week because I get to play with kiddos and help make them smile. My dream job is to be a Child Life Specialist at Riley. This hospital truly has such a special place in my heart!
Please help me to raise funds to benefit all the remarkable things that this hospital does. Every penny raised is going to pediatric research at Riley Hospital for Children. My main goal is to do all I can to support Riley kiddos of the present and future as well as honoring those of the past.
Thank you for your support of my fundraising efforts!