Childhood cancer is the #1 disease killer of children in the U.S. Every year, 2,300 children lose their battle with pediatric cancer. We are here to take action in the fight against childhood cancer.
THON is a student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. Our mission is to provide emotional and fianancial support, spread awareness and ensure funding ― all in pursuit of a cure.
Since 1977, THON has raised over
for Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey
Children's Hospital thanks to our incredible donors.
THON has grown into an amazingly engaged community of
Our 15,000 student volunteers work tirelessly to make THON
as efficient as possible, so $0.96 of every dollar can go to:
Thanks to our donors, the cutting-edge, freestanding Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital was funded and built in 2013. With the help of THON, it continues to be recognized by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation for pediatric cancer care and research.
A donation today means that you are not only helping children in the Pennsylvania area, but are helping the search to cure cancer for all children worldwide!
You can help provide the greatest gift of all: fulfilling a child’s dream to grow up.
Click here to learn about donating individual gifts, company sponsorships, our ongoing promotions, crediting, and more ways to get involved.
Together,we can make a difference in the life of a child.