Monday, March 2, 2015

THON Exceeds $32,000 Goal

Mini-THON is a year-long, student-run philanthropy effort raising money to find a cure for pediatric cancer. The event is a twelve-hour dance marathon held in high schools across the country. A smaller version of Penn State University’s event, the mini-THON raises money to support the Four Diamonds Fund, an organization that provides financial support to families affected by pediatric cancer. The first year, the mini-THON at Owen J. Roberts High School raised $8, 571.25. Last year students raised $16,788! The event included hours of dancing, games, and other enjoyable activities. 

Owen J. Roberts High School hosted mini-THON on February 28 , at 8:00 p.m. to March 1, at 8:00 p.m. The mini-THON is a no-sit, no-sleep marathon where students stand for those who cannot!

Students exceeded the 2015 fundraising goal of $32,000, raising $32,717!!!!


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