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Thank you to our donors
Childhood cancer is the #1 disease killer of children in the U.S. Every year, 2,300 children lose their battle with pediatric cancer. We’re here to help the fight. THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world.

The mission of the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon is to conquer pediatric cancer by providing outstanding emotional and financial support to the children, families, researchers, and staff of the Four Diamonds Fund. For The Kids!

Since 1977, THON has raised over
$127 Million

for the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey
Children's Hospital thanks to our incredible donors.

THON has grown into an amazingly engaged community of



Our 15,000 student volunteers work tirelessly to make THON
as efficient as possible, so $0.96 of every dollar can go to:
Thanks to our donors, the cutting-edge, freestanding Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital was funded and built in 2013. With the help of THON, it continues to be recognized by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation for pediatric cancer care and research.
A donation today means that you are not only helping children in the Pennsylvania area, but are helping the search to cure cancer for all children worldwide!

You can help provide the greatest gift of all: fulfilling a child’s dream to grow up.

Click here to learn about donating individual gifts, company sponsorships, our ongoing promotions, crediting, and more ways to get involved.

Together,we can make a difference in the life of a child.