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Emily Robertson 2021

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$1,751
100%
Raised toward our $1,750 Goal
31 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on February 27, at 12:01 PM EST
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Emily Robertson 2021

RaiseRED is an 18-hour dance marathon and the largest student-run philanthropic organization at the University of Louisville. The event has a year-round focus on raising awareness and funds for the children, families, and doctors fighting pediatric cancer and blood disorders at UofL. Last year, nearly 1,000 students raised over $690,000! We are aiming even higher in 2021 and working to raise even more! 50% of the donations to raiseRED directly benefit the research of the UofL School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics' Division of Hematology and Oncology. The other 50% goes to the Norton Children's Cancer Institute affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine to provide services and treat needs for the children and their families going through treatment in the Hematology and Oncology Clinic. In years past, raiseRED funding created a position for a much-needed social worker in the clinic, helped support Dr. Raj and Dr. Tse's research initiatives, and supported hundreds of children fighting terrible diseases.

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