Northwestern University's Dance Marathon had its best year yet, raising $1,107,670 during it's .
More than 900 students danced the hours away, with 1,000 people coming to watch, according to the organizers. At the end of the 30 hours, the group gave a check for $717,770 to The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, which fights childhood cancer, and another check for $79,752 to the Evanston Community Foundation.
The event is the culmination of a 10-month fundraising campaign by students.
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