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PRINCETON -

SOCK-IT event organizers tell 59 News they raised $3,378 for families who have children diagnosed with cancer.

It's a dance marathon that started Friday night at 8 p.m. and wrapped up Saturday evening at 8.

The money will go to Emma's Touch Foundation in Princeton.

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An event that's the first of its kind here in Southern West Virginia is being held Friday night, March 7.  It's a dance marathon in Princeton and it lasts for an entire 24 hours.

The goal is to raise money for families who have children suffering from cancer right here in our area.
It's called the SOCK-IT Dance Marathon and will get started Friday night at 8.
It's being held at the 4-H Camp in Mercer County and everyone is invited to attend.
Organizers said they money will go to Emma's Touch Foundation in Princeton.

"I just think that this is a very important and very special thing. I think that the parents need to focus on their children when they are going through this process and if we can do anything to help them... I want to do that," said event organizer Jordan Pruett.

Activities for the night include a whole lot of dancing and also prize giveaways and plenty of food and drinks for participants.