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Scenes from record-breaking Jagathon

Annual student-led dance marathon sets fundraising record of $607,870.25 for Riley Hospital

Mar 10, 2020

IUPUI’s 19th annual Jagathon broke its fundraising record, with $607,870.25 raised for Riley Hospital for Children on March 7. The student-run organization held a 15-hour celebration throughout a Campus Center filled with dancing, interactive games, cause-connected ceremonies, and visiting with the affected children and families.

The money raised by Jagathon supports the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research at Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

Check out some of the scenes from the inspiring event, captured by Indiana University photographer Liz Kaye.

A kid runs across the stage and high-fives people in the crowd at Jagathon
An IUPUI student wearing face paint decorations visits with a child from Riley Hospital for Children
IUPUI students run down the sidewalk past the Riley Outpatient Center in team T-shirts
Two IUPUI students, chancellor Paydar and Indianapolis mayor Joe Hogsett pose with a proclamation
A large crowd packs the room at Jagathon, dancing along with the people onstage
An audience member is taking a video of the Jagathon stage on their phone


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