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Join us on February 17, 2023


Make a difference in the life of a child

Help save the lives of children battling cancer by supporting THONTM. Our organization, Penn State Equestrain, 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 $200 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Health 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.

Penn State Equestrian is a Penn State organization that participates in THON™, in addition to our organization's primary purpose. Throughout the year, Organizations contribute to the efforts of thousands of Penn State students across all campuses by facilitating fundraisers, as well as providing emotional support to Four Diamonds Families.


Meet Our Families!

Alex Smith:

Alex is 19 years old and is currently attending Penn State Mont Alto. She is studying to become a psychology major. Alex loves sports, espcially hockey and her favorite team is the Hershey Bears. Her favorite color is red and she loves to eat sushi.


Marissa is 12 years old and she is a big animaly lover but espcially likes cats and dogs. Her favorite colors are teal, lavender, and light pink. Marissa's family loves to watch marvel movies, go camping, and play games.


Truex Family:

Tyler is 17 and likes to play soccer with his family.