The Arc of East Ascension’s “Dancing for A Cause” is going virtual

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Arc’s 2020  “Dancing for a Cause, Virtual 2020 with a Twist” is inviting everyone to participate through virtual submissions.

The Arc of East Ascension, a non-profit organization supporting individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, hosts the annual “Dancing for a Cause” event to raise money for its programs and services.  

To participate, you are required to make a $25 donation and a 30-45 second video showcasing your best dance moves.

Do you like to dance? Have fun and show off your best dance moves while supporting a great cause. Register for The Arc of East Ascension’s virtual Dancing For a Cause fundraiser at

Posted by The Arc of East Ascension on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Participants of all ages are welcomed! “Dancing for a Cause, Virtual 2020 with a Twist” encourages using your creative side while keeping it family-friendly. 

Arc’s partnership with the Baton Rouge Parents Magazine will allow for virtual submissions to be posted at or you can submit your best dance moves by emailing

The deadline to submit your video is Monday, Sept. 21.

The 2020 fundraiser is a 4-week competition running from Oct. 5 – Oct. 31. With a $10 donation, you can cast a vote for your favorite dancer.

All virtual dancers who raise $250 or more will 

  • Be spotlighted in Arc’s 2021 event 
  • Receive two Dancing for a Cause rewind tickets with seating at the DFCA virtual table 
  • Two free drink tickets 
  • Two ballets to vote for your favorite 2021 dance couple 
  • Two wrist bands for the VIP reception 

Winner of the 2020 virtual event will 

  • receive amenities valuing up to $500 (and the option to purchase four more tickets at a special rate)
For questions, email