Dancer Fundraising Letter Template

“Since I began attending the University of Michigan, I have become involved in a great organization on campus.  The University of Michigan Dance Marathon, founded in 1997, is currently the largest year-round, student-run philanthropic organization at the University of Michigan and we raise funds and awareness for pediatric rehabilitation.  The primary beneficiaries are physical and occupational therapy programs at C.S. […]

UMDM Sponsored Families

Currently, there are over 60 families who participate with our organization as UMDM families. UMDM families have children who have used pediatric rehabilitation programs. These families directly interact with the students and community members who get involved with the organization. Over the course of the year, lasting relationships develop and grow between the dancers, who raise funds and awareness for […]

UMDM Sponsored Programs

Note: Some of these programs are no longer receiving UMDM funds, but have at some point in our history (see *) Top Soccer: This program is run by the Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association for children ranging in ages from 8 to 18 with a variety of disabilities including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Head Injury, etc. C.H.A.M.P. […]

UMDM Sponsored Hospitals UMDM helps many children by funding pedi

UMDM helps many children by funding pediatric rehabilitation programs at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor. The money raised goes towards numerous rehabilitation programs not covered by insurance plans. The goal of these programs is to not only help the kids strengthen their muscles and develop necessary motor skills, but to also […]