Penn State THON students reveal the 2019 fundraising total of $10,621,683.76. THON, the world's largest student-run philanthropy, has raised more than $157 million for children and families affected by childhood cancer. The Penn State New Kensington THON team raised more than $27,000 for the total, which allowed the team to break into the Top 10 fundraising Commonwealth Campuses.
A young child sits on a man's shoulders during THON 2019 at the Bryce Jordan Center. The annual event has raised more than $157 million for Four Diamonds, an organization that aids children and families affected by childhood cancer.
Members of the Penn State New Kensington THON team dance on the floor of the Bryce Jordan Center during THON 2019. Pictured, left to right, is Dylan Hamilton, Adam Johnson, Jon Schofield, Bradyn Claycomb and Ashley Worlds.
Penn State New Kensington students can be seen holding signs and cheering on the 2019 THON dancers from the stands of the Bryce Jordan Center. More than 40 students from the campus traveled to the University Park campus for the event.
Ashley Worlds (left), Adam Johnson (center) and Bradyn Claycomb (right) represented Penn State New Kensington as THON 2019 dancers. The three students, all members of the campus' THON committee, were chosen to dance by a committee of administrators, staff and alumni through an application and interview process.