THON Donor & Alumni Relations

Join us on February 15, 2019

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Growing up is a beautiful thing. Let’s fight for it.


Join us in our commitment to turn childhood dreams into reality by supporting THONTM. Our committee, Alumni Engagement, is taking action by uniting with 16,500 student volunteers and over 25,000 alumni supporters in the fight against childhood cancer. Our year-long efforts culminate in a 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon each February to celebrate our survivors, remember those we’ve lost, and take a stand--all in hopes of one day dancing in celebration of a cure.
The Alumni Engagement Committee educates the Penn State Alumni community about fundraising opportunities and awareness campaigns, empowering them to further THON's mission to conquer childhood cancer. Our goal is to foster and maintain relationships with THON's new, longstanding, and future alumni as they support students, the University, and the THON community.
Since 1977, THON has raised over $157 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Children’s Hospital, providing comprehensive care for 4,000 families and funding critical research to take this fight beyond central Pennsylvania and spread hope around the world. We work year-round to provide both financial and emotional support for our families, ensuring that they never have to face cancer alone.

 


THON Committees play a key role in helping THON fulfill its mission of conquering childhood cancer. As Committee Members, students plan for and attend THON events as part of a team dedicated to making THON a success year after year, Alumni Engagement plays an integral role in the continued success of THON.
 

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