Auburn University Dance Marathon held their main event on Saturday, Feb. 11 in the Student Center where participants danced and remained standing for 14 hours straight.
Last year the organization raised $424,617. 01 and this year they raised a total of $541,832.06.
This total exceeds their goal this year of $500,000 following their "flip the five" campaign.
The Final Reveal, announcing the total amount raised during the 2017 AUDM campaign, $41,832.06 more than the $500,000 goal. Auburn University Dance Marathon on Saturday, Feb. 11 in Auburn, AL.
AUDM was also successful in raising more funs than the University of Alabama and took to their Facebook to announce how much they'd raised in combination with the rivaling university.
"We BEAT BAMA! That's a combined total from both schools of $36,991.84 FTK."
AUDM's goal is to raise funds and awareness for the Children’s Hospital at Midtown Medical Center of Columbus Regional Health, which is their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.