The Pitt News

Pitt dancers marathon for kids

Students dance to techno music during the final hour of Saturday’s Pitt Dance Marathon. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Briana Canady and Sam Weber | The Pitt News Staff

April 9, 2018

Students in the Cost Sports Center spent most of Saturday sweating — but not from running laps or drills. Instead, about 1,450 people danced to top-40 hits over a period of 16 hours under neon lights. These people were participants in the Pitt Dance Marathon, one of several fundraising events held durin...

Kids strut for a cause: PDM raises money for Children’s Hospital

Audrey Wozniak and her PDM sponsor Kelsey Winters, a first-year nursing student, strut down the runway during the Pitt Dance Marathon Annual Fashion Show at the Soldiers and Sailors Auditorium Monday night. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Madeline Gavatorta and Kieran Mclean | The Pitt News Staff

March 20, 2018

Twelve children, ages 4 to 17, modeled personally selected JCPenney outfits in the Soldiers and Sailors auditorium Monday night on a runway of bright white Christmas lights. They were the main event at Pitt Dance Marathon’s fashion show. PDM’s Annual Fashion Show, is in its third year and raised $3,...

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
Pitt dance marathon