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Dance Marathon Pancake Dinner Fundraiser

November 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

From 4-8 p.m. Nov. 1, the WIU Dance Marathon will host it annual pancake dinner at the Macomb American Legion, 221 E. Washington St., as part of the organization’s year-round effort to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. The year-long event culminates March 30, 2019, with the 12-hour Dance Marathon, which honors the 12-hour shifts of doctors and nurses, as well as children who are unable to stand.

The “breakfast for dinner” event includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and orange juice. Tickets are $5 per person in advance via (receipt can be used as ticket, or ticket can be picked up at the Office of Student Activities after purchase) or $7 at the door. Advance tickets can also be purchased by contacting

Western’s Dance Marathon is entering its sixth year on the WIU campus, with this year’s goal set at $150,000. Donations are welcome, and may be made by visiting or emailing Last year’s event raised more than $135,000.

The $135,000 raised during the 2017-2018 Dance Marathon pushed Western’s five-year total to nearly half-a-million dollars ($405,000). The 2017 event raised $123,000; the 2016 event raised $70,800; the 2015 event raised $53,000; and the inaugural event in 2014 raised $22,000.

Additional details can be found on the WIU Dance Marathon Facebook page at


November 1, 2018
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


American Legion Post 6
221 East Washington Street
Macomb, 61455 United States
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