In our second year, the MTMS Mini -THON® is an independent fundraising and awareness campaign benefitting Four Diamonds® at Penn State Children’s Hospital. Four Diamonds is an organization devoted to conquering childhood cancer through comprehensive support, superior care, and innovative research. MTMS Mini-THON is proud to announce that in our first year, we raised $10,934.19, crushing our goal of $5,000. We are looking forward to helping even more Four Diamonds kids and families and supporting more Four Diamonds cancer research during the 2016-17 school year!
The MTMS Mini-THON club organizes dances, school spirit days, 5k runs, restaurant nights penny wars, and other events to raise awareness and support for Four Diamonds throughout the school year, as well as, provide opportunities for our students to act as leaders within their school and community. The months of fundraising culminates in the Mini-THON event on Saturday, March 11, 2017. All MTMS students are welcome to participate in all MTMS Mini-THON events; students do NOT need to be in Mini-THON club to participate in the events.
Any student interested in participating in the MTMS Mini-THON on March 11, 2017 needs to fundraise a minimum donation of $40 to Four Diamonds. Top student fundraisers will be eligible for more prizes!
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The Manheim Township MS Mini-THON 2017 participants are joining more than 70,000 students in a powerful movement to conquer childhood cancer.
Childhood cancer is the leading disease killer of children with 16,000 kids in the U.S. diagnosed every year. But we are working to change this reality with Four Diamonds and their mission to conquer childhood cancer through superior care, comprehensive support and innovative research.
With the help of people like you, Four Diamonds supports 70 pediatric oncology research professionals who are learning more about how cancer forms, how it can be treated and how treatments can be more effective. This cutting-edge research will benefit children around the world.
Learn more about Mini-THON®s and how Four Diamonds is inspiring, empowering, and activating youth and young adults in the fight to conquer childhood cancer by visiting www.FourDiamonds.org