Our Mission Statement

To create a Dance Marathon, a dynamic organization of friends in the community, that will provide hope for the children of Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Indiana and its affiliated programs, by generating funds that will be used solely to support the Hospital, its programs and its efforts to treat all children in need of health services in Indiana.

Our Values


For all individuals who wish to join a membership level of IUDM.


To all members of IUDM, our community, and the families at Riley Hospital for Children.


To continue to fight, day in and day out, for the kids at Riley Hospital for Children.

Our Vision Statement

Indiana University Dance Marathon aims to inspire and educate the members of its organization and surrounding community, with the goal of providing funds for Riley Hospital for Children. We intend to remain the second largest student-run organization in the country and remain all-inclusive for all individuals who want to make a difference for Riley Hospital for Children. We provide funding for the Wells Center for Pediatric Research and clinical support for Riley Hospital for Children. Lastly, we pride ourselves on creating an IUDM family that gives every student at Indiana University the opportunity to create lifelong friendships and memories while providing funds and hope For The Kids at Riley Hospital for Children.