STORRS — UConn students pulled an all-nighter early in the semester for a good cause.
Around 2,700 students danced for 18 hours to raise money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center as part of the HuskyTHON Dance Marathon
Organizers said the event is New England’s largest student run philanthropy and it was recently named the 11th top collegiate fundraiser in the nation by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Last year the event raised $716,394. The amount raised this year was $836,174.52 according to organizers.
The dancing started at 6:00 p.m. Saturday and ran until Sunday at noon in the Hugh S. Greer Field House.
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