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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 Organization, Atlas, 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.
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.
Atlas is a Special Interest Organization at Penn State whose sole purpose is to support THON and our Four Diamonds Families. While we raise money for THON throughout the year, we support 4 Four Diamonds Children: Victoria, Claire, Amarie, and Samir. Our families are the heart of our organization and they provide inspiration for us each day to find a cure and eradicate pediatric cancer.