Friday, February 16, 2007 - Official Home of Penn State Athletics - Official Home of Penn State Athletics: "Penn State Student-Athletes Participate in THON This Weekend
Members of SAAB active in nations’ largest student-run philanthropy

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; February 15, 2007- After countless hours of fundraising, 11 members of the Penn State student-athlete family, as part of the Student-Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB), will be among the nearly 700 dancers this weekend at the 35th Annual Dance Marathon. The largest student-run philanthropy in the country, all proceeds raised through THON benefit the Four Diamonds Fund, which supports families with children who are battling cancer at the Hershey Medical Center Penn State’s Children’s Hospital. This year, THON will be held at the Bryce Jordan Center for the first time ever. The event begins on Friday, Feb. 16 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 18. Dancers participating in THON are not allowed to sleep nor sit during the 46-hour span."

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