Dancer Diaries: Holy Cross Dance Marathon Students Break Records for EGPAF

Junior Ashley Dhaim dances to raise awareness about pediatric HIV/AIDS at the Holy Cross Dance Marathon Jan. 25-26. This year, students at Holy Cross set a new school record, raising $40,133!

Sydney Van Horn

As the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)’s Development Coordinator, Sydney Van Horn supports college students across the United States as they host the best dance party of their lives --  EGPAF’s UP 4 THE FIGHT Dance Marathons raise awareness and money to help continue the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS. Stay tuned for more of Sydney’s Dancer Diaries!

Holy Cross Dance Marathon participants at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA stood UP 4 THE FIGHT with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) on Jan. 25-26, 2014. Dancers, supporters, volunteers, and guests raised a record breaking $40,133.56 in just its third year as a student organization.  Check out the video recap for a glimpse into the amazing event.



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Sydney Van Horn is a Development Coordinator at EGPAF, based in Washington, D.C.