How to talk to dancers

How to talk to dancers While THON™ embraces an amazing environment for our THON children and families, we can’t forget about the dancers who sacrifice their bodies to help create the magical weekend. Here are a couple of general rules to keep in mind when talking to the dancers.    Even though it’s courteous in nature to ask, “How are you doing?”

Fanny Pack Essentials

Fanny Pack Essentials It may be an iconic fashion statement from the 90s, but fanny packs are essential during THON Weekend. But once you secure your brightly colored lifeline, what should you pack in it? Well look no further, we have the complete list of everything you need in your fanny pack for the 46-hour weekend!  Portable charger– Unfortunately,

How to make a perfect bow

How to make a perfect bow STEP ONE Collect your supplies  30 inches of 3-inch ribbon 12 inches of ⅞-inch ribbon Zip tie Lighter Hair Tie Sewing supplies (optional) STEP TWO  Lay your 3-inch ribbon down flat and horizontally. Fold about a third of the right side down at a 45-degree angle. Do the same

Why I THON™ – Steph Galetta

Why I THON™ – Steph Galetta Every THON™ volunteer has a unique story of why they became involved in the fight. Whether they chose to attend Penn State to participate in THON or became involved during their senior year, we all experience moments during the THON year which put the year-long effort into perspective and make

THON™ Family Carnival

THON™ Family Carnival The THON™ Family Carnival is a highly anticipated event among THON volunteers, providing them with the opportunity to interact with Four Diamonds children and families before THON weekend.  This year, the event was held on Sunday, December 9 in the White Building. The theme was “Lifetime of Adventure,” encapsulating one of THON’s main goals to

THON™ 5K Presented by PNC

THON™ 5K Presented by PNC Written by Jordan Corley  Content curation by promotions committee members   Penn State campus erupted in laughter, cheers and smiles on Sunday, Oct. 13 as THON™ volunteers, Four Diamond Families, students and community members came together in support of THON™ 5K Presented by PNC participants for their run across campus.   All