Annual student-athlete auction to benefit THON under way

November 12, 2008

University Park, Pa. — Penn State's Student-Athlete Advisory Board opened bids Wednesday (Nov. 12) for its annual online auction to benefit the IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, known affectionately as THON.

The online auction, found at, will run through Friday, Nov. 21. Bidders will have a chance to win unique items such as autographed memorabilia from current and former football players, a golf bag, official team gear and packages from various Penn State varsity teams. 

Monetary donations for THON are also welcome. Please make checks payable to Penn State Dance Marathon and mail checks to Student-Athlete Advisory Board, THON Committee, 301 Bank of America Center, University Park, PA 16802  before Feb. 15, 2009.

Additionally, the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon welcomed the public to celebrate 100 Days 'til THON on Wednesday (Nov. 12) in the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus. For more on the celebration and photos from the event, visit

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Last Updated March 19, 2009