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Nurses from University Hospital participate in dancing at the FTK event.

For The Kids reveals annual fundraise during Dance Marathon

Jose Chapa April 9, 2019

For The Kids’ (FTK) annual 12-hour dance marathon on April 6 in the Convocation Center included the announcement that the organization raised $32,715.04 this year. FTK, a UTSA student organization and...

Rowdy showing his support at last year’s FTK fashion show.

Faith, trust and pixie dust

Mackenzie Dyer November 7, 2017

UTSA charity orgaization FTK puts on annual fashion show to support kids battling cancer. “So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart...

For The Kids raises $70,025.94 at marathon. Photo courtesy of FTK

For The Kids organizes dance marathon for cancer

Samantha Ceballos March 28, 2017

UTSA is home to wonderful organizations that help both the campus and the San Antonio community. One organization has taken on the task of helping alleviate the financial and emotional burdens...

The ‘Tunnel of Love” is pictured above.
Photos courtesy of FTK

FTK hosts annual fashion show: a sweet cause

Danielle Throneberry November 16, 2016

It’s almost that time of year again! November is traditionally a month to be thankful and is followed by December, a time to give and be generous. Many events around San Antonio urge people to help others...

Photo Courtesy of FTK

For The Kids: UTSA’s premier pediatric cancer advocates

Danielle Throneberry October 5, 2016

Each semester a myriad of UTSA students and members of the San Antonio community gather to “Zumba” and have fun, all while supporting FTK. FTK, which is short for For The Kids, Dance Marathon at...

$50k raised for the kids

April 15, 2014

Courtesy of Matthew Trevino Over 200 dancers, 20 families and 100 volunteers gathered for the FTK Dance Marathon on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m - 9 p.m. at the Convocation Center....

Just Dance! FTK Dance Marathon raises over $40,000 for childhood cancer assistance

April 9, 2013

Will Tallent / The Paisano For the Kids (FTK), the largest UTSA organization and largest student-led philanthropic group in San Antonio, raised a total of $40,455.63 during their fourth...

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