There is nothing quite comparable to the BJC during THON weekend when the 16,000 student volunteers, families, kids and supporters come together for 46 hours. The unsurpassable liveliness in the BJC at even 5 am on a Sunday is indescribable. It reminds me every year why I choose to go to Penn State. I am reminded of how powerful this largest student run philanthropy really is and how many lives Penn State has positively impacted.
To this day Penn State students have raised $157 million dollars all For the Kids. All of these funds have helped pay for medical bills, cancer research and emotional support for the families. I am so proud to play any part in this amazing philanthropic organization and hope to make an even bigger impact by dancing in THON 2019.
I would be so grateful to be given the opportunity to dance for 46 hours in THON 2019. With your donation, I will be able to enter in the Independent Dancer Lottery to get the change to celebrate and support the kids throughout the year and specifically those 46 hours. Any donation counts and would be greatly appreciated.
For the kids always,
Growing up is a beautiful thing. Let’s fight for it.
Join us in our commitment to turn childhood dreams into reality by supporting THON. This year, I am 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.
Throughout the year, I will be fundraising to benefit THON in an effort to provide outstanding financial and emotional support and spread THON’s mission world-wide. It is my hope that one day, every child will have the opportunity to live out their dreams.
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 fund critical research to take our 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.
I truly appreciate any support you provide, either by making a donation or by sharing my page on social media to spread THON’s mission.