THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world with more than 15,000 student volunteers involved every year. THON is a year-long fundraising effort that culminates in a 46-hour no sleeping, no sitting dance marathon.
The mission of the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance MaraTHON is to provide emotional and financial support, spread awareness and ensure funding for critical research ― all in pursuit of a cure
FOUR DIAMONDS FUND
Four Diamonds provides direct support to approximately 600 children with cancer – 100 who are newly diagnosed and 500 who are continuing their fight. Since its creation in 1972, Four Diamonds has helped more than 3,500 children and families and supported a diverse platform of pediatric cancer research at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, seeking improved treatments and cures to benefit those around the world.
MEET THE WILLIAMS FAMILY
Phi Sigma Pi is paired with the wonderful Sean Williams family! Sean is our Four Diamonds child and turned 6 in December. He likes to be called Spiderman! He was diagnosed with Stage Four High Risk Neuroblastoma, but we are excited to say that he is now officially a cancer survivor as of February 2017!