(From the March 2013 Issue of MedStat)
BuckeyeThon, the annual dance marathon at The Ohio State University, raised $608,623 for Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) at Nationwide Children’s — an increase of nearly 34 percent from last year’s donation of more than $450,000. BuckeyeThon had more than 3,600 registered dancers this year which was double the amount of participants from 2012 and marked one of the largest dance marathons in the history of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During the last decade, BuckeyeThon has grown to become the premier philanthropic organization and a signature event at Ohio State. Since its inception, BuckeyeThon has raised nearly $2 million for Nationwide Children’s.
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