Meet Our Miracle Kids!

UNO Dance Marathon is blessed to have 11 Miracle Kids, 1 Miracle Angel, and 1 Miracle Alum. In 2019, we welcomed 4 new Miracle Kids kids to UNODM! The kids and their families are at the core of everything we do and every dollar we raise. Learn their ages, some of their favorite things, and which UNO organization proudly sponsors them. You'll know what we mean when we say Kids Can't Wait!


Nathan is 4 years old, and loves to crawl and splash in water! 

Nathan's sponsoring organization is the UNO Multicultural Greek Council. 

Follow Nathan's journey on Facebook: Nathan Ray: a NICU journey


Isaac is 15 years old and loves hockey! In fact, he loves hockey so much that he became an official member of the UNO hockey team in 2017!

He also loves fried pickles and public speaking! 

Follow Isaac's journey on Facebook: Isaac Barchus


Milly is 11 years old! She loves to sing and dance, and her favorite color is brown. Some of her favorite foods include chicken strips and pizza! 

She is sponsored by Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.


Jacoby is 13 years old and loves Pokemon! He's also a great basketball player and loves to tell knock-knock jokes. 

Jacoby is sponsored by Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity


Payton is 10 years old, and loves being outside! Her favorite snack is brownies, and she likes to play soccer.

She is sponsored by Alpha Xi Delta sorority. 

Follow Payton's journey on Twitter: @DrPayton09


Carter is 9 years old and loves Pokemon and basketball! He is one of our newest Miracle Kids and joined UNODM in 2019 along with his little sister, Layla! 

Carter and his sister are both sponsored by Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. 


Carly is 17 years old! Her favorite sport is dodgeball, and her favorite snack is Doritos. She also loves to play Minecraft!

Carly is sponsored by Chi Omega sorority. 

Follow Carly's journey on Facebook: Princess Carly


Lawson is 3 years old, and loves to watch baseball and play with his cat! His favorite color is blue and his best friend is his older brother, Landon.

He is sponsored by Sigma Kappa sorority


Layla is 2 years old! She is one of our newest Miracle Kids, along with her older brother, Carter. She loves playing with blocks and dancing! 

Layla and her brother are both sponsored by Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. 


Easton joined UNODM in 2019! He is 6 years old.


Easton is sponsored by Delta Chi fraternity.  

Stay tuned for more fun facts about Easton and his family!


Kailey is 6 years old! She is our newest Miracle Kiddo. She loves playing with her big sister, making crafts, and baking with her mom! 

She is sponsored by the Maverick Athletic Training Students (MATS)! 

Our Miracle Angel


Jude passed away on November 14, 2017 at the age of 3. He loved watching Sesame Street, snuggling in the morning, and the color blue! 


Jude left behind his mommy, daddy, baby sister Eloise, and a whole lot of people who love him!

Follow Jude's page on Facebook for updates from his family: A Bug's Life: Jude's Journey

Our Miracle Alum


Matt was a Miracle Kid for the first three years of UNODM! He graduated from Bellevue West High School in 2019 and is a current student at UNO!


Follow Matt's journey on Facebook: Matt Lewis: MLS