BY THE NUMBERS


THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, both in revenue and volunteer participation.


$157+ million raised


16,500+ student volunteers

WE ARE WORKING SO THAT NO FAMILY HAS TO SEE THIS BILL.

500,000

The average cost of cancer treatment for one child.

10,000

Cost of newly approved cancer drugs for one month.

40,000

The average cost of a stay in a hospital for a child with cancer per day. Nearly five times the cost of any other pediatric condition.


Every school day, 43 children are diagnosed with cancer


Cancer kills more children in the U.S. than asthma, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and pediatric AIDs combined


158,000+ unique views on THON Weekend 2017 Webcast

$60

$150

$750

One hour of Child Life Coverage

One day of outpatient treatment for Leukemia

One experiment at Penn State Children’s Hospital in search of a cure