facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Dance marathon raises $489k

March 4, 2013 at 1:08 PM   |   Comments

SOUTH GLEN FALLS, N.Y., March 4 (UPI) -- A dance marathon at a high school in South Glens Falls, N.Y., raised $489,716.27 for charity, the largest total in the event's 36-year history.

South Glens Falls High School said the students started dancing at 7 p.m. Friday and kept grooving until 7 p.m. Saturday to raise funds for 40 charities including Rebuilding Together, Ronald McDonald House and Wilton Food Pantry, The Saratogian, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., reported Monday.

The Glen Falls (N.Y.) Post-Star reported the event has raised a total $3.5 million over 36 years.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Miss Colombia hopeful disqualified for showing underboob
2
See the 4-inch dog that may be England's smallest
3
Watch outraged parent rip Calif. school district for 'forcing' special needs students to recycle
4
Video shows aquarium beluga either playing with children or begging for help
5
Watch as dying koala is revived with mouth-to-mouth CPR
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback