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THON 2024 Raises $16,955,683.63 For The Kids

After dancers kicked back after 46 hours on their feet in the Bryce Jordan Center, THON 2024 revealed it raised $16,955,683.63 For The Kids!

The total breaks THON’s yearly record for the third consecutive year. Last year, THON 2023 raised $15,006,132.46.

This year, 708 dancers entered the Bryce Jordan Center and endured a 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon in the fight against pediatric cancer. A year’s worth of fundraising efforts culminated with millions of dollars raised for Four Diamonds.

Since the beginning of Four Diamonds and THON’s partnership in 1977, the pair has raised over $215 million, which doesn’t include this year’s fundraising. Each year, Penn State students will continue to dance For The Kids until we can dance in celebration of a cure.

Relive all of Onward State’s extensive THON Weekend 2024 coverage of performances, appearances, and dancer and family stories here.

Tomorrow, fundraising efforts for THON 2025 will begin as we continue to fight in pursuit of a cure.

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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 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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