Jail and Bail is run by the fraternity and sorority community to benefit the American Cancer Society.
Jail and Bail ends as a national program. UConn raised approximately $20,000 over the years it ran and was, at the time, the second largest fundraiser in the country for the program.
Husky Midnight Marathon is first introduced and inaugural committee is formed by a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and Delta Chi. Together, they set out to plan a philanthropic dance marathon for the UConn community.
Husky Midnight Marathon gains traction among members of the Greek Community. $15,160 is raised for Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
While founded as a fundraiser within fraternity and sorority life, Husky Midnight Marathon is careful to position itself as a community event. All UConn students are encouraged to participate and a total of $20,592 is raised.
Support from the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
continues as Midnight Marathon is recognized as an official auxiliary group. The OFSL provides advising, partial sponsorship and funding, and other support. Midnight Marathon 2003 raises $17,220
Husky Midnight Marathon continues to build a strong relationship with Connecticut Children's Medical Center. The organization is recognized as a significant donor for the hospital. 2004 finishes off at $18,047
The name of the event is changed to HuskyTHON to benefit from the connotations of the successful THON at Penn State. HuskyTHON starts to gain traction among the general University community. The event raises $13,000.
With growing participation, HuskyTHON moves from the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts to Hugh S. Greer Field House, where it's been held ever since. The event raises $16,000 that year.
2007 Executive Director Jill Calaceto reinforced that all of the money raised directly benefits those children in need. $13,000 is raised.
"This event has been going on at UConn since 2000 and in that time we have raised over $100,000." -Calaceto, Daily Campus
Following many years of $15,000 average raising per year, HuskyTHON 2008 sees a 280% increase in fundraising and finishes the year at $56,920. This ushers in a new era of fundraising for HuskyTHON.
More participation. Raises $107,539, a 263% increase over the previous year.
HuskyTHON recreates it's identity, moving to a fresh clean look in an effort to stay relevant and represent the strength of the student organization.
Children's Miracle Network becomes Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, and it, too, finds a new brand identity.
A committed Management Team
leads the community to raise a record-high $193,000. HuskyTHON becomes Connecticut Children's second largest fundraiser.
HuskyTHON gets a new management team structure, made up of 2 co-exec directors, 6 vice presidents, and 14 directors.
A record number of participants are registered as early as November.
A breakthrough year. $304,375.27 is raised with the help of over 800 dancers.
HuskyTHON officially becomes a top-ten Dance Marathon in the country, and the organization sees another record high number of applicants. 25 are chosen for the 2013 Management Team.