Student organizers of the annual Penn State dance marathon say they’ve raised $12.37 million for pediatric cancer research and care, shattering last year’s record by nearly $1.7 million.
The beat goes on for more than 700 Penn State students grooving at the annual 46-hour dance marathon for charity.
The Penn State community is getting ready for THON weekend, to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
Upper Moreland senior Emilie Dormer was inspired by a cousin’s experience as a THON dancer — so she and classmate Alex Pronzato decided to organize a mini-THON at the school.
Friday night’s Phillies game against the Arizona Diamondbacks is THON night in support of the philanthropy group based at Penn State University.
Many affiliated with Penn State don’t want the scandal to overshadow the good that comes out of State College. They’re hoping a special annual event will be a step in moving forward.
This is a big fundraising weekend for Penn State students.
It was a record-setting weekend of twisting and shaking at Penn State this weekend.