Impact

THON 2021 raises over $10.6 million for fight against childhood cancer

THON Weekend 2021 culminated with the reveal that THON raised a grand total of $10,638,078.62 to support the Four Diamonds Fund, revealed live from the stage at the Bryce Jordan Center. As the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, each year THON raises millions of dollars for Four Diamonds to fund pediatric cancer research and support children and families fighting childhood cancer. Credit: Patrick Mansell / Penn StateCreative Commons

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State THON 2021 has raised $10,638,078.62 for Four Diamonds at Penn State Children's Hospital.

As the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, each year THON raises millions of dollars for Four Diamonds to fund pediatric cancer research and support children and families fighting childhood cancer.

This year's event, which featured the theme "Rise and Unify," took place using a virtual format to help safeguard to health and safety of all Four Diamonds families, participants, dancers, volunteers and spectators during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.