THON

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THON Pictures

THON ended this past Sunday with the students having raised $7.49 million (yes million) this year alone! I will be editing (I hope) my podcast this weekend, but in the meantime the pictures are up. As a refresher, THON is the largest student philanthropy in the world and raises its funds for fighting pediatric cancer and aiding those children and families afflicted. The student participants dance for 46 hours straight (really!) and over the course […]

THON is on!

THON is the Penn State Dance Marathon, the world’s largest student run philanthropy. Last year they raised $6.6 million (million!) for pediatric cancer. It is a tremendous event that transforms those who participate. I will be headed over today around midday and then the last two years my daughter and I have gotten up at 4 or 5 am on Sunday to go over and do interviews for a podcast. In the meantime, you can […]