3rd annual LoboTHON raises money for UNM Children’s Hospital

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – One University of New Mexico’s student organizations is hosting an event to benefit the UNM’s Children’s Hospital.

The University of New Mexico LoboTHON student organization will celebrate its third annual LoboTHON Dance Marathon on Saturday, April 2.

Matthew Davoudzadeh and Cheyenne Feltz joined KRQE’s This Morning team to discuss the event. Watch above.

The LoboTHON Dance Marathon, spanning 13.1 hours, represents the dedication to raising awareness and money to help saves the lives of the children being treated at the UNM Children’s Hospital. The participants attending the event will stand on their feet for the duration of the Dance Marathon to demonstrate their greater appreciation and understanding of the struggles the hospital’s children face every day. The event will feature the dancing, games, entertainment and the attendance of Miracle families, as well as a final unveiling of the funds raised that will be donated to the hospital.

The event will start at 12 p.m. and commence 1:06 a.m. on April 3 at the UNM Johnson Recreational Center, where an anticipated 750 – 1,000 participants willattend to help raise the set goal of $62,000 to be donated directly to the UNM Children’s Hospital.

For more information, visit their website.

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