Four Diamonds announces new fundraising initiative as part of redesigned website

April 19, 2018

HERSHEY, Pa. — Four Diamonds at Penn State Children’s Hospital has launched Team FTK (For The Kids), a new fundraising initiative that unites supporters around the world in the quest to conquer childhood cancer. By joining Team FTK, individuals, students, families, community members and corporate partners have the opportunity to make a tangible impact and help all children survive and thrive.

Visit to explore some of the unique ways to get involved and give back, which include:

  • ­­­­­­­Campus Edition – Students at colleges and universities around the world can join Four Diamonds’ mission to conquer childhood cancer by sharing their time and talents to raise funds "For The Kids."
  • Conquer Challenges – Anyone can get active "For The Kids" by participating in their favorite sporting or endurance event and asking friends and family to show support for their hard work.
  • Personal Milestones – Whether someone is celebrating a birthday, graduation or wedding, Four Diamonds supporters can help children with cancer reach the next big milestone in their lives by dedicating one of theirs.
  • Tribute Funds – Anyone can build a loved one’s legacy by sharing their story and encouraging friends and family to give to Four Diamonds in their loved one’s honor or memory.
  • Create Your Own – Four Diamonds supporters can share their passion to end childhood cancer by creating their own fundraising campaign. The options are endless when you "Fundraise Your Way FTK."

“We’re thrilled to officially launch Team FTK to further connect community and corporate partners with our mission to conquer childhood cancer. Their support ensures children fighting cancer at Penn State Children’s Hospital receive world-class medical care without ever seeing a bill, and also funds vital research to discover improved treatments and cures to benefit children everywhere,” said Katie Anderson, associate director for community and corporate engagement at Four Diamonds.

Team FTK launched as part of a redesign of Four Diamonds’ homepage, which offers visitors an easier way to navigate the website for opportunities to get involved through THON, Mini-THON and Team FTK or donate to event participants or schools. The site also features a modern design that better emphasizes the branding of Four Diamonds’ nationally-known fundraising programs, in addition to a social media feed that encourages story sharing on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For a closer look, visit

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Last Updated July 25, 2018