The 2020 Personal Polar Plunge

A Bridging Event On December 4-6, 2020, after a year that was difficult in so many ways for so many people, Mont Alto Polar Plunge participants showed up digitally, raising money to help combat childhood cancer. From the president of the Franklin County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, Steve Hawbaker: “(We) are pleasedContinue reading “The 2020 Personal Polar Plunge”

Post-event Weekend Thank You

In a year with serious ups and downs, we planned an event that no one had to drive anywhere to attend. It has only taken 56 participants to raise over $7,000 so far in our 2020 Personal Polar Plunge. Raising awareness about pediatric cancer and the good work of Penn State THON and Four DiamondsContinue reading “Post-event Weekend Thank You”

The Mont Alto Personal Polar Plunge, 2020-style, is here!

This year hasn’t gone like anyone expected it to. And yet, you’re here. You showed up. And it warms us to the bottom of our hearts (and buckets) to see how you rallied to help us support THON and Four Diamonds and, ultimately, the children and families who struggle with issues related to childhood cancer.Continue reading “The Mont Alto Personal Polar Plunge, 2020-style, is here!”

Four Diamond Families – The WHY

On this eve of our 2020 bucket-style Personal Polar Plunge, let’s take a moment to reflect on the WHY of what we do. At the #MontAltoPlunge, alumni partner with students to raise money to help fight childhood cancer. The Lightner family is a #FourDiamonds family who has worked with our #THON student dance team forContinue reading “Four Diamond Families – The WHY”