THON 2013 total tops $12.3 million – The Collegian
Penn State Dance Marathon raised $12,374,034.46, over $1.6 million more than 2012. When I was a student, it broke $2 million and we were in amazed.
The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, is a yearlong effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer. Since 1977, THON has raised more than $89 million for the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.
That total raised since 1977 is now over $100 million.
Also, the last I heard, over 90% of the money raised goes directly to the charity. That’s HUGE — marketplace trust is considered 65%.