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  • THON 2015 Promo [Best weekend of the year at PSU!]

    02/20/2015 2:33:08 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 12 replies
    youtube ^ | 2-20-15 | n/a
    The link posted is to the 2015 Promo videoWhat is THON? THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world culminating in a 46 hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon involving over 700 dancers (PSU students) When is THON? Dancers stand at 6PM tonight and sit at 4PM SundayWho benefits from THON? THON's sole beneficiary is the Four Diamonds Fund which supports pediatric cancer victims, families, and research at Penn State Hershey Childrens HospitalHow much money does THON raise? Last year THON raised nearly $14 million of which 96% was donated to the Four Diamonds Fund. Since it's inception...
  • THON 2014 Total Breaks Previous Record Again

    02/23/2014 3:48:56 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 1 replies
    onward state ^ | 2-23-14 | Kevin Horne
    After a year of fundraising, months of planning, and 46 hours of dancing, this year’s IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon shattered last year’s final total and raise a whopping $13,343,517.33 For The Kids. With the flipping of those iconic white placards by the 2014 Executive Committee, another beautiful chapter was added to the story of THON — our story of THON. This is the tenth straight year THON raised more money than the previous year. Since 1977, when THON and the Four Diamonds Fund paired up for a common cause, more than $100 million has been raised, excluding this year’s efforts....
  • Watch the last hour of THON live

    02/17/2013 12:24:26 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 9 replies
    wpsu ^ | 2-16-13 | PSU Students
    PSU Students curing pediatric cancer. They've been on their feet since Friday at 4pm and are into their last hour - and then it starts all over again for 2014. Go Go Gadjet playing now. Reveal to come at 4PM. Hoping for $12million. You can watch live at also trend #thon on twitter