DuBois, PA – Penn State’s annual 46-hour dance-a-thon in the fight against pediatric cancer, known simply as THON, is underway at the Bryce Jordan Center!

Since 1977, Penn State’s THON has raised more than $157 million for this kids.

Check out THON’s livestream, where you can see what’s happening there in real time.

You can read more stories about the thousands of kids they’ve helped and the reasons why students get involved at THON.org.

Penn State DuBois originally had a goal of $25,500. They started last night already with more than $19,000, and Rebecca Pennington says people dug deep into their pockets to fly past the original goal.

Now they raised more than $30,000 this year!

It will all benefit Penn State’s THON and the Four Diamonds Fund, which covers 100 percent of all medical expenses related to cancer care not covered by insurance for kids who have been treated at Penn State Children’s Hospital.

Through this entire weekend, Penn State students will volunteer to dance for 46 hours straight to raise even more money. Tristen Bressler, Jamie Turner, and KJ Long will represent Penn State DuBois at THON this year.

Live at Penn State DuBois with our hair auction volunteers to raise money for THON and beating childhood cancer!Thank you to all of the volunteers and especially to the three students who will be representing PSU DuBois this year at THON: Jamie Turner, Kaitlyn Long, and Tristen Bressler!Can’t make it here? Donate online at https://thon.donordrive.com/event/PSUDHaircut volunteers: Brianna Brubaker, Heather Witherow, Tristen Bressler, Jamie Turner, KJ Long, Madyson Hetzler, and Jeanetta Fegert.

Posted by Sunny 106 on Thursday, 14 February 2019

Thank you from Penn State DuBois! Together with your help, they raised more than $30,000 for THON, fighting against childhood cancer!

Posted by Sunny 106 on Thursday, 14 February 2019

A lot of that money came from their annual hair auction, in which people agree to cut their hair for donations.

Click Here to see our full story on Penn State DuBois’ haircut auction.

Left to right: KJ Long, Tristen Bressler, and Jamie Turner

Left to right:  Jamie Turner, Chanice Britten (Penn State DuBois alum and former THON dancer), Tristen Bressler, and KJ Long