This year, more than 10,000 children will be diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Many will respond to standard treatment, but others won’t.
The Penn State community is getting ready for THON weekend, to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
Friday night’s Phillies game against the Arizona Diamondbacks is THON night in support of the philanthropy group based at Penn State University.
CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Sixth Annual Alex Scott Phone Bank, a 14-hour on-air benefit for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, raised $1,130,946 for pediatric cancer research Thursday night, a record for the fundraiser which began in 2007. Over its six years on-air, the event has raised more than $5.2 million for the cause.