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Kevin James, FCRH '23, joined FDM his first semester of college. (Courtesy of Kevin James)

Freshman Finds His Mission with FDM and Beyond

April 22, 2020

James has already done so much to support and spread the cause of FDM, but he still has a lot to look forward to in his future with the organization.

This year, FDM raised $100,923.39 to donate to the B+ Foundation. (Sarah Huffman/The Fordham Ram)

Seventh Annual Fordham Dance Marathon Raises Over $100,000

March 11, 2020

This year, Fordham Dance Marathon (FDM) raised $100,923.39 to donate to the B+ Foundation, an organization that provides financial support for families with children who have been diagnosed with cancer.

The raffle portion of the evening featured over 90 prizes students could win. (Pia Fischetti/The Fordham Ram)

Fordham Dance Marathon Raises Over $13,000 at the Annual Auction

February 19, 2020

This past Wednesday Feb. 12, Fordham Dance Marathon (FDM) held its annual auction in the McGinley Ballroom. FDM brought in over $13,000 total from their sale of raffle tickets and the live auction.

Fordham Dance Marathon is a fundraiser for the B+ foundation that is working to end pediatric cancer. (Courtesy of Fordham Dance Marathon)

FDM Hosts Annual Promotional Dinner

February 5, 2020

Guests at Fordham Dance Marathon's promotional dinner were required to send ten emails in the hopes of gaining donors.

Fordham Philanthropic clubs are using Halloween to give students an opportunity to give back.

Philanthropic Clubs Host Halloween Festivities

October 30, 2019

Fordham Dance Marathon, Up 'Til Dawn, and Special Olympics are all hosting their own Halloween themed event to benefit their parent organizations.

FDM committee members revealed the final fundraising total at the end of the dance marathon. (Helen Stevenson/ The Fordham Ram)

Fordham Dance Marathon Breaks Donation Record

March 13, 2019

Fordham Dance Marathon (FDM) raised a total of $121,364.88 for their sixth annual dance marathon.

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Sammy Adams to Headline FDM 2019

March 7, 2019

Rapper Sammy Adams will headline this year's Fordham Dance Marathon.

Students attended the FDM auction to win prizes and raise money to support the Be Positive (B+) Foundation. (Kevin Stoltenborg for The Fordham Ram)

FDM Auction Brings Dance Marathon to 61 Percent of its Goal

February 20, 2019

This year’s Fordham Dance Marathon Auction (FDM), benefitting The Andrew McDonough Be Positive (B+) Foundation, brought the FDM team to 61 percent of its fundraising goal by raising over $9000.

Students sit in McGinley ballroom after getting food at FDM's 6th annual Promo Dinner.  (Courtesy of Olivia Ballone)

FDM Holds Promo Dinner for Dance Marathon

February 6, 2019

FDM held it's annual promo dinner ahead of the Dance Marathon

FDM surpassed its goal of $100,000 when it raised $101,643.44 for childhood cancer. (Courtesy of Kevin Stoltenborg)

FDM Surpasses $100,000 in Fifth Annual Fundraiser

March 14, 2018

By Aislinn Keely Fordham Dance Marathon (FDM) surpassed a long-awaited milestone last Friday by raising over $100,000 for The Andrew McDonough B+ (Be Positive) Foundation. Confetti rained on the FDM organizers as they hoisted...

Last year's Fordham Dance Marathon (pictured) raised over $91,000. (Courtesy of Fordham Dance Marathon)

Chiddy Bang to Headline FDM

February 26, 2018

By Theresa Schliep Musical guests Chiddy Bang and Saen. will perform at Fordham Dance Marathon (FDM) this year. The performance will join a night of dancing, performances and other activities at the Residence ...

Students mingle at the FDM Promotional Dinner to support of pediatric cancer research. (Courtesy of Claire Polacheck for The Fordham Ram)

Fordham Dance Marathon Sets Goal of $100,000 for Fifth Anniversary

January 31, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen Four celebratory plaques span the walls of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) office, each showcasing the annual funds raised by Fordham Dance Marathon (FDM). The first reads $30,059 in 2014, and across ...

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