THON happened last weekend, and our Mont Alto students placed 5th among all Penn State campuses by the amount raised ($42,373.05). All the donations have been finalized, so here’s a look back at what our annual Mont Alto Plunge event accomplished this year! TOTAL AMOUNT DONATED FROM 2022 PLUNGE TO THON THROUGH MONT ALTO STUDENTSContinue reading “2022 Plunge by the Numbers”
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Our Best Contact Info
The more things change, the more they stay the same. As you all know, our Mont Alto Plunge planning committee is comprised of student and alumni volunteers who spend their time, money, attention, and effort to work both toward supporting families facing pediatric cancer diagnoses and toward contributing to research to find a cure. AsContinue reading “Our Best Contact Info”
2022: Back, and better than ever
It’s getting cooler outside — perfect for a Plunge! This year’s event will be held both in-person at Cowans Gap State Park, as well as remotely for those of you who prefer a bucket to a lake. So if you aren’t in the area on that weekend, you still have the option to join usContinue reading “2022: Back, and better than ever”
Baby, it’s cold outside!
We did it! The 2021 Mont Alto Plunge participants gathered at Cowans Gap today and made a splash. Highlights: the water was 40-degrees. As of now, we’ve raised over $11k, with more to count (official raised amount to be announced at a later time, stay tuned). Students and alumni and community members enjoyed fellowship andContinue reading “Baby, it’s cold outside!”
It’s here, heroes!
TODAY! It’s December 5, and today at 11 a.m. we’ll gather at Cowans Gap State Park and get COOL. It’s our fourth annual Plunge. So, Plungers, today may the fourth be with you! #ForTheKids #WeAre #MontAltoPlunge #FTK 🔷🔷🔷🔷 See you at the lake! Your friends at the Mont Alto Plunge
Countdown — one day! #FTK 🔷🔷🔷🔷
How cold will the water be? Who will be in costume? What color will this year’s shirts be? How much will we have raised to help children and families dealing with pediatric cancer? It’s gonna be COOL to find out! There’s still time to participate. Or… skip the dip and drop a couple bucks intoContinue reading “Countdown — one day! #FTK 🔷🔷🔷🔷”
We’re Goin’ In!
Our annual Plunge participants are super excited to jump in this Sunday, December 5! Wondering how to get in on the action? If you haven’t registered yet, the first step is to sign up –> https://montaltoplunge.org/ Plan to join the outdoor festivities at Cowans Gap State Park around 11 a.m. We’ll be running into theContinue reading “We’re Goin’ In!”
Getting Personal Again
Anyone planning to take the PERSONAL option for this weekend’s Mont Alto Plunge? Here’s how you can jump all-in without a visit to the lake: Gotta register –> https://montaltoplunge.org/ then… this weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)… Fill a bucket with ice water. Video-record yourself tipping the water over your head while you say, “I’m doingContinue reading “Getting Personal Again”
What do the numbers mean?
Today is Giving Tuesday, and (in case you’ve forgotten) the annual Mont Alto Plunge is a great candidate for donations. Have you wondered where the money goes? What we don’t use to put on the show each year we send with our Mont Alto THON dance team in February. THON then gives the money toContinue reading “What do the numbers mean?”
We are thankful
for the kids and families we benefit. Their bravery in the face of a terrifying diagnosis inspires us to help. We are thankful for the students who dance at THON and the students who support them. Their dedication motivates us to do something, too. We are thankful for the Penn State alumni who jump inContinue reading “We are thankful”