Register to Fundraise

Register to Fundraise

Registering to fundraise is pretty easy!

Just follow the steps below:

  1. Follow this Link to register now!
  2. Select 'Register Now'
    • If you have a DonorDrive account from DM at UF 2023, select ‘Login to your account’.
    • If you do not have a DonorDrive account, then create an account now.
  3. Next, select your role.
    • If you are joining an Organization, click ‘Join a Team’ and then search for your team name.
      • If your Organization isn’t there, no worries! Click ‘Create a Team’ by including your Team Name and Team Fundraising Goal.
  4. After, you will finalize your registration by answering the questions presented.
  5. Once you have registered on DonorDrive, you can customize your fundraising page by adding a profile picture, editing your story, and updating your fundraising goal. Use this How-To Guide for step by step instructions.
  6. From here, you can use the tools on DonorDrive to send emails from a template, track your fundraising, and share your fundraising link with others!

If you have any questions about DonorDrive contact the Finance Overall Director, Ryan Beany, at


UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is continuing to use DonorDrive, an online fundraising platform used widely by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, for its Dance Marathon programs. Dance Marathon at the University of Florida’s Fundraisers will be creating DonorDrive accounts to begin fundraising for DM at UF 2024. DonorDrive is safe and easy to use, and was utilized by UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital this past year. To create a fundraising page, register using the link below:

Register To Fundraise


1. If I had a fundraising page last year, do I need to create a new account with DonorDrive and a new fundraising page this year? 2. What should my billing statement list as the donation charge after I donate online?

If you have any further questions, please contact our Finance Manager, Skylar Finkel, at

24 high schools around the state of Florida participate each year in our Mini Marathon program. High school students at these schools show an enthusiastic passion for Dance Marathon even before their college years begin and play a vital role in our movement. This past year, our Mini Marathon programs raised a total of $551,525.33, proving that these students are truly one generation fighting for the next. All money raised by Mini Marathons goes toward DM at UF’s total amount raised, which directly benefits the children at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

We are always looking for more high schools to join our Dance Marathon family. If you would like to learn more about our Mini-Marathon Programs or would like to get involved, please contact our Marathon Relations Overall Directors, Harper Grabenhorst and Rebecca Brennan, at and

  • Oak Hall School
  • Buchholz High School
  • Forest High School
  • Saint Andrew's School
  • Boca Raton Community High School
  • Palm Beach Gardens Community High School
  • Seminole Ridge Community High School
  • Jupiter Community High School
  • Palm Beach Central High School
  • Eastside High School
  • Kanapaha Middle School
  • Suncoast Community High School
  • American Heritage School - Delray
  • Olympic Heights Community High School
  • Wellington Community High School
  • Belleview High School
  • Trinity Catholic High School
  • East Ridge High School
  • Gainesville High School
  • Newberry High School
  • Deerfield Beach High School
  • Vero Beach High School
  • Saint Francis Catholic Academy
  • Wellington Landings Middle School

Employee Matching

Have you considered that your company might match your donation and multiply your contribution? Every company has its own guidelines for matching. To find out if your company has a matching program, visit

If your company matches contributions to Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics, Inc. locally (preferred) OR Children’s Miracle Network nationally, here are two ways to match your contribution:

  1. If your company uses an online platform for gift matching, submit an online gift matching verification form through your company’s portal and use the information listed below as the destination for your contribution. To be appropriately matched in the most efficient manner, we encourage matching through our preferred donation location listed below. Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics, Inc. is our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and it is easiest to complete your employee match through this local option.
  2. Obtain a matching gift verification form from your Human Resources Department. Complete the form and list our organization name below. If you directed your donation to Children’s Miracle Network, please email our Executive Director, Ryan Athay, at with a copy of the matching gift verification form.

Primary Donation Location*

UF Health Shands - Your Local Children's Miracle Network Hospital
EIN/TIN: 59-1943502
Charitable Organization Section:
Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics, Inc. d/b/a Children’s Miracle Network at Shands
ATTN: Dance Marathon at the University of Florida

Address Field

PO BOX 100386
Gainesville, FL 32610-0386
* PLEASE NOTE: If you are selecting this preferred donation location, please do not list Dance Marathon at the University of Florida or CMN as the matching entity. Many companies will not accept this request, as our tax exempt status is included under the larger umbrella of Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics, Inc. If you have any questions about this process, please reach out to Tara Tovkach, Development Associate for Children’s Miracle Network, for clarification at

Alternative Donation Location

Children's Miracle Network National Office
EIN/TIN: 87-0387205
Charitable Organization Section:
Children's Miracle Network
ATTN: Dance Marathon at the University of Florida

Address Field

205 W 700 S
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-2715

If your company requires verification by a W9 form, please visit these links:

PLEASE NOTE: Notify our Finance Manager, Skylar Finkel, at whenever a matching gift request has been submitted. The matching gift will be attributed to the individual who received the original donation. Please allow 60 days for the Office of Development to process your donor match before further inquiry as it can often be a lengthy process. Thank you for multiplying your miracles!

Important - Please do not fill out any forms sent with checks; instead turn them in directly into the Finance Manager, reachable at

Sponsor DM at UF

Dance Marathon at UF is so thankful for the support of our generous Sponsors! DM at UF offers many different ways to get involved as a Sponsor for our cause, each with various benefits to show our appreciation for your support. Our Partnership Team will connect your company with our Organization, along with access to an extensive network of supporters of all ages and demographics.

For more information, view our sponsorship opportunities here.

If you have any questions, please contact our Partnership Overall Director, Jessica Winograd, at

Our 2024 Sponsors

Take a look at all the different ways you can fundraise with Dance Marathon at UF! Whether you ask friends and family to support you, showcase your passion on social media, participate in canning, or volunteer your time for donations, there are so many ways to fundraise for DM at UF. Read more about all of these options below!

Reaching Out

Letters and Emails

Fundraising Tips