Students Dance Their Way To A Remarkable Amount Of Money

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The South High Marathon Dance raised over $700,000 for charity.

For the 47th year, The South High Marathon Dance took place this past weekend at South Glens Falls High School to raise money for local charities. 

From Friday night into Saturday students, faculty and even the public were able to take part in an amazing annual event. The dance, which saw over 80% of the students join, was really to cap off the amazing efforts of everyone that was involved with helping raise money for 34 charities, families and organizations. Each student has to raise a certain amount of money for them to be able to take part in the marathon dance. 

Since the SHMD started, the student body and all involved have raised over $10 Million to help those in need of funds.

This year the $746,887.25 raised will go to the following families and organizations - 

The families that will receive portions of the funds are - 

● Olivia Allen
● Molly Clothier
● Susan Dobert
● Allison Dwyer
● Emily Elder
● Ann/Richard Gordon
● Donna Harper
● Cynthia Linendoll
● Rian McCann
● Rochelle Monroe
● Christopher O’Brien
● Rebecca Otruba
● Rohan Michael Robichaud
● Alyssa Rowell
● Brad Simon
● Stephen Tucker
● Georgianna Vance
● The Walsh Family
● Adam Wells Jr.
● John Wilcox
● Marshall Zeh

The community organizations are - 

● Alzheimer’s Association of NENY
● Cancer Center Community Crusaders
● CAPTAIN Community Human Services
● Hometown Thanksgiving
● Jake’s Help from Heaven
● Kelly’s Angels, Inc.
● Moreau Community Center
● O’Brien’s Angels/Food for Thought
● Operation At Ease
● Rebuilding Together Saratoga County
● Saratoga Center for the Family
● St. Peter’s ALS Regional Center
● The Ben Osborn Memorial Fund, Inc.


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