The 11th Annual Deep Run High School Marathon Dance The Deep Run High School Marathon Dance is a student run function that aims to raise money for 12 local organizations annually. In its 10 year history, they have raised more than $1.7 million. The event has progressed from a small dance in the high school gym to an event that brings the entire community together. So far, the cumulative total of $1.7 million has been raised to help a total of 90 local organizations around the Richmond community.“I can’t believe we’re on year eleven already,” Ms. Kern, a teacher and coordinator of the dance, exclaims. “It’s been crazy, and every year it’s such a huge undertaking.”
Over 27 hours, students will dance their hearts out for good causes.
They picked twelve charities across the region to support with the annual fundraiser.
This year the recipients include:
— Boys to Men Mentoring Network of VA. Inc.
— Church Hill Activities and Tutoring
— Full Circle Grief Center
— Gracie’s Guardians (Richmond Animal League)
— Hope For Families
— Keep Virginia Beautiful
— Making of Miracle Stories Animal Rescue of VA Inc. (MOMSva)
— OAR of Richmond Inc.
— Piedmont Search and Rescue
— The Cameron K. Gallagher Memorial Foundation
— The Sophie House
— Wintergreen Adaptive Sports
Check out more on the Marathon Dance Here.