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Loyola to host dance marathon for charity

Posted by loyolastudentdispatch on March 14, 2012

Loyola University Chicago is hosting a Dance-A-Thon for charity on Saturday, March 24.  It begins at 7 p.m. and will continue until midnight  Prizes will be given to those who dance the longest.  A $5 donation is requested, and all proceeds go to a health clinic in Equador that provide midwife training programs.

Here is information from the GlobeMed website:

Do you love to dance? How about dancing to not only support underprivileged populations gain access to healthcare but also winning awesome prizes for your strutting your moves? Of course you do! GlobeMed at Loyola is hosting our first ever Dance-A-Thon on Saturday March 24th. The evening will consist of great music, food, company, and awesome prizes for the last few people left dancing. Sign up for this event begins today with a suggested $5.00 donation fee until the night of. Click on the “Donate” heading above to contribute to our fundraising goal. Bring all your friends and most importantly your dancing shoes! Hope to see you there!

GlobeMed at Loyola is part of nation wide, student run organization that works to promote global health. As one of the 46 chapters of the GlobeMed network, Loyola students contribute to the mission of making health care accessible to underprivileged populations through the collaboration with our Ecuadorian partner, Jambi Huasi. Supporting Jambi Huasi’s effort of improving the healthcare of Ecuador’s indigenous population through the combination of both western and traditional medicine, GlobeMed at Loyola plays its part by actively involving its members in this grass root organization in order to successfully reach these healthcare goals together.

- Hollie Swidarski

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