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Join us on February 18, 2022



Make a difference in the life of a child.

Behrend is blessed to be able to support three families through their journeys with pediatric cancer. The Dorer, Sower, and Ruiz families mean the world to our organization. Through the support of THON donors, we have been able to help our families through some of the hardest moments of their lives. With critical research, we are hopeful to one day dance in celebration of a cure, until that day we will continue to fight. Please consider making a donation to help children like Rylee, Katie, and Sophie, FTK. 

Help save the lives of children battling cancer by supporting THONTM. Our organization, Behrend, is taking action by uniting with 16,500 student volunteers to raise funds and awareness in the fight against childhood cancer. Since 1977, THONTM has raised over $180 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Children's Hospital. Throughout our partnership, we have ensured that over 4,000 families have not seen a single medical bill. In addition, the local research that is being done is making a global impact so that one day, we will find a cure. Each February, THON's yearlong efforts and support for the families culminate in a 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon.
By supporting THON, you will be joining a community committed to conquering childhood cancer.

Behrend is a Penn State Campus that participates in THON, in addition to our primary purpose. Throughout the year, Commonwealth Campuses contribute to the efforts of thousands of Penn State students by facilitating fundraisers, as well as providing emotional support to Four Diamonds Families.