You Signed Up! Now What?

Thank you for taking the plunge with us to fight pediatric cancer! Now that you’re signed up for the December 2021 Mont Alto Plunge, there are two important tasks to tackle, and they’re both easy to do: Send a quick email to with your name and your shirt size by Friday, November 12 — we’re orderingContinue reading “You Signed Up! Now What?”

Annual Mont Alto Plunge returns to an in-person December event to benefit children with cancer

Mont Alto, Pa. — Whether this year’s Mont Alto Plunge participants jump into the lake at Cowans Gap State Park or select the personal option and use a bucket (wherever they may be), icy water is in the forecast for the weekend of December 5, 2021. Plunge participants are currently fundraising to contribute to theContinue reading “Annual Mont Alto Plunge returns to an in-person December event to benefit children with cancer”

Meet the Team Monday, Campus and Coummunity Supporters

Randall and Steve (and families!) Randall and Steve have something in common — not only are they Penn Staters, but their kiddos are, too. And both have had help from their Penn State families in previous Plunge events! Will you invite someone to join you this year for the Plunge? Who would you like toContinue reading “Meet the Team Monday, Campus and Coummunity Supporters”

Meet the Team Monday, Event Leaders

AJ and Staci One of the benefits of working behind the scenes on the Mont Alto Plunge is that you get to jump in the lake in December with your collaborators. Benefit? Drawback? No matter your perspective, it helps raise money #ForTheKids. AJ has been event chair since its first year, 2018. And Staci joined theContinue reading “Meet the Team Monday, Event Leaders”

Meet the Team Monday, Alumni Leaders

Angela and Jake Good leadership is key to every project worth mentioning, and our alumni groups are happy to have GREAT leaders. The Mont Alto Plunge is sponsored by the Franklin County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association and is supported by the Penn State Mont Alto Alumni Society. Meet Angela and Jake! YouContinue reading “Meet the Team Monday, Alumni Leaders”

Meet the Team Monday, Student Leaders

Raylee and Layken We’re proud to present this year’s Primary Chairs of Mont Alto Benefiting THON. The hard work that all our THON students do to combat childhood cancer is inspiring and humbling. We’re in the process of updating our Team page, if you’d like to check out other Plunge folk: Have you registered yet?Continue reading “Meet the Team Monday, Student Leaders”

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”