The University of Alabama Dance Marathon raised $307,843.20 for Children’s of Alabama during its latest annual fundraising efforts. The amount was revealed during BAMAthon, the organization’s annual 13.1-hour dance marathon. This brings UADM’s fundraising to more than $1.6 million over its nine-year history at the University. Children’s is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in Birmingham.
The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.