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THON Dream Forward Campaign Raises $1,601,849.07 To Kick Off 2024 Total

THON raised $1,601,849.07 over the last two and a half weeks as part of its fifth-ever Dream Forward Campaign. The total, which was revealed in the HUB Wednesday afternoon as part of THON’s “100 Days” celebration, transcended the organization’s $850,000 goals and is a new record for the campaign.

Last year, the campaign raised $1,266,034.16, while totals for the previous two years in 2021 and 2020 were $1,055,836.46 and $690,013.53, respectively.

THON kicked off its programming ahead of THON 2024 last month with the annual THON 5K and the announcement of the 2024 theme: Treasure Every Adventure.

THON 2024 will take place from Friday, February 16, to Sunday, February 18, in the Bryce Jordan Center. THON 2023 raised a record-breaking $15,006,132.46 For The Kids in the most recent 46-hour dance marathon, breaking its previous record of $13,756,374.50 in 2022.

We dance in 100 days, Penn State!

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Keeley Lamm

Keeley is a junior journalism major from Richmond, Virginia, and is Onward State's managing editor. She also talks about awesome stuff on our podcast, Podward State. Keeley is a lover of grilled cheese, horizontal time, and Kevin Jonas. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the superior Jonas Brother, feel free to contact her on Twitter @keeleylammm or send your best joke to her email [email protected].

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