Impact

THON 2016

Dancers continue their journey to 'Believe Beyond Boundaries'

THON Dancer Gina Lamm got a welcomed lift from Penn State Powerlifting Club member Connor Senft on day three of THON 2016. The Powerlifting Club provided their expertise around the floor of the Bryce Jordan Center to give dancers a well-deserved break. Credit: Patrick Mansell / Penn StateCreative Commons

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Hugs, cheers and snapshots were aplenty as THON dancers passed through the Human Tunnel today to begin their 46-hour, no-sitting, no sleeping adventure in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Since 1977, the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon has raised more than $127 million for the Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, aiding in the fight against pediatric cancer.