College students and former Maria Fareri Children's Hospital patients share the dance floor during the IonaTHON Dance Marathon

12/01 Iona College to Host 4th Annual IonaTHON Dance Marathon Supporting Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital 4 PM

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WHEN: Friday, December 1, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WHAT: Hundreds of Iona College students will put on their boogie shoes and dance the night away during the IonaTHON Dance Marathon for children undergoing open-heart surgery, brain surgery, trauma and burn care, cancer treatments and other advanced services at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. 

Students will share the dance floor with multiple families whose children have had lifesaving and life-changing care at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, which cares for the most seriously ill and injured children from the Hudson Valley, Fairfield County and elsewhere.

The first three student-run IonaTHON events generated over $50,000 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.  The students have a goal of $25,000 for this year’s event.

WHERE:  Mulcahy Gymnasium, Iona College, 715 North Avenue, 

New Rochelle, NY

WHO: Iona College students; children cared for at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and their families; representatives from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.