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Don’t Forget: KT 2017 Packing List

For some of us, this if our first Knight-Thon. Some of us are seasoned vets. Either way, it’s always smart to make a packing list for all the items you may need. There is so much to look forward to this year and Knight-Thon and we want to help you be as prepared as you […]

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10 Things to Get Excited About at Knight-Thon

With our 20-hour dance marathon less than a week a way, there is so much to look forward to! Each year, Knight-Thon provides some of the best entertainment for students to enjoy while raising money For The Kids. Here are only some of the amazing opportunities and events we have for our dancers at Knight-Thon! […]

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Miracle Mom Mail: Julie South

A letter of gratitude to the parents of UCF students participating in Knight-Thon, from the heart of a very grateful and humble mom of two medical miracles…   First, let me begin by just simply saying thank you. Your children are heroes in our eyes. They are heroes in the eyes of our daughters and […]

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Miracle Mom Mail: Heather Thornbury

The University of Central Florida is filled with students fired by passion and the drive to make a difference in our local Children Miracle Network Hospitals. Each cent, each dollar, and each dancer heavily impacts the lives of our miracle children and their families who live to share their story with the rest of the […]

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14 Bucketing Pickup Lines for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to tell someone you love them, show your appreciation to one another, and most importantly, fundraise! Knight-Thon never takes a break fundraising For The Kids, not even on holidays! Use this as an opportunity to raise even more money and get closer to your goal! Everyone loves a cheesy […]

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4 Easy Ways to Raise Money During the Super Bowl

With the Super Bowl just under a week away, that means we are headed into our 4th quarter of fundraising for Knight-Thon! In just a few short months, we will enter CFE arena and stand 20 hours for kids who are being treated in Children Miracle Network Hospitals in the Central Florida area. Having trouble […]

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#100KInADay: A Recap of the Biggest Fundraising Push in KT History

It was an unseasonably warm and sunny Tuesday morning. The campus of UCF was quiet–but not for long. Knight-Thon was about to unleash the biggest fundraising day in school history. We flooded the student union patio with dogs and shaving cream pies. We brought a Pediatric Transport Unit and a DJ for inspiration. We bucketed […]

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One Hundred Miracles: Our List of Dancers Who Have Raised $100

Amanda Wimmersberg Andrew Maurer Brandon Huynh Brittany Melson Carlee Stetson Casey Anderson Casey Harmuth Cory Freeman Danielle Mathis Emily Brossia Jesse Stokes Jyothy Thomas Karl Parker Lesley Crews Maddy Erickson Matthew DiNatale Nicole Matson Leanne Ball Rachel Easterling Rachel Kalikapersaud Rachel Wachtel Rebekah Schachner Sam Trynz Stephanie Mendelsohn Steven Lindeberg Sydney Gass Ashley Myers Katie […]

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Ask Me Anything: Samantha Goldmacher of GOCMN

Sam Goldmacher is the Development Associate for the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children here in Orlando. Sam works directly with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the Greater Orlando area and also works with us here at Knight-Thon! Here are some simple questions and answers we asked Sam to get to know her and her role […]

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#KTProblems: 21 Struggles that only people who do Knight-Thon Understand.

If you have ever participated in Knight-Thon, you know the struggle. Whether it’s through fundraising, or standing the entire 20 hours, you have probably come across plenty of struggles. Here’s 21 of them for 21 years!   1) When someone says, “What’s Knight-A-Thon?”     2) But then you use that opportunity to explain to […]

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