BY THE NUMBERS


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


$168+ 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


Childhood cancer is not just one disease. There are more than 12 types of pediatric cancers and over 100 subtypes - we are fighting to cure them all!


108,000+ unique views on the THON Livestream presented by 46LIVE

$60

One hour of Child Life Coverage

$150

One day of outpatient treatment for Leukemia

$750

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