West Shore THON Express Running for a Cure!
What Is The Four Diamonds Fund? <ul><li>Supports pediatric cancer patients undergoing treatment at the Hershey Medical Cen...
What is THON Express? <ul><li>Goal - to raise money and awareness for the FDF </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State Alumni/FDF fami...
West Shore THON Express <ul><li>Who? WSSD students, staff, families (Cedar Cliff, Lemoyne, Crossroads, FV/MZ) </li></ul><u...
FV & MZ Participation <ul><li>$100.00 per mile </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 4 participants per mile </li></ul><ul><li>Applicati...
Spirit Week <ul><li>Monday, Feb 1st- Hat Day </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday, Feb 2nd-School Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday,...
Fundraising <ul><li>From today until February 5th, Student Council will sell: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>snowflakes- $1.00 </li...
FV/MZ Dance <ul><li>Friday, January 15th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>4:00pm to 5:00pm – 4 th  and 5 th  grader...
WHITE OUT CANCER!!! <ul><li>FEBRUARY 5TH ACTIVITIES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody wears white to white out cancer </li><...
Questions???? <ul><li>Fundraising Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Weekend of February 5th </li></ul>
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  1. 1. West Shore THON Express Running for a Cure!
  2. 2. What Is The Four Diamonds Fund? <ul><li>Supports pediatric cancer patients undergoing treatment at the Hershey Medical Center </li></ul><ul><li>Pays for anything a family’s insurance does not cover, no family is ever denied </li></ul><ul><li>Funds research efforts for childhood cancers in state-of-the-art facilities at Hershey Med </li></ul><ul><li>Cost of treatment-$1,000,000 plus (research, families, Doctors,social workers, physical therapy, wheel chairs) </li></ul><ul><li>Funds world class Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Transplant specialists, Social Workers and Child Life Specialists – all are an integral part of every child’s treatment </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is THON Express? <ul><li>Goal - to raise money and awareness for the FDF </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State Alumni/FDF families run 135 miles from HMC to PS THON </li></ul><ul><li>Carry letters of gratitude from Four Diamonds Families to dancers at the annual Penn State Philanthropic Dance Marathon (THON) </li></ul><ul><li>Run takes place annually - 3rd Thursday in February </li></ul><ul><li>Founders- Angus Family- Gabe :) </li></ul>
  4. 4. West Shore THON Express <ul><li>Who? WSSD students, staff, families (Cedar Cliff, Lemoyne, Crossroads, FV/MZ) </li></ul><ul><li>What? 135 mile run/walk at Roof Park (FV Township) </li></ul><ul><li>When? Kick off…TODAY! 135 mile run/walk the night of February 5th </li></ul><ul><li>Why? Raise awareness/money for the FDF in the West Shore community </li></ul>
  5. 5. FV & MZ Participation <ul><li>$100.00 per mile </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 4 participants per mile </li></ul><ul><li>Application- Why do you want to run? </li></ul><ul><li>Due January 13th- Writing Prompt </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Slots for FV/MZ (10 for FV, 10 for MZ) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Spirit Week <ul><li>Monday, Feb 1st- Hat Day </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday, Feb 2nd-School Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday, Feb 3rd-Mix and Match </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, Feb 4th- Favorite Team </li></ul><ul><li>Friday, Feb 5th- WHITE OUT </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fundraising <ul><li>From today until February 5th, Student Council will sell: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>snowflakes- $1.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bracelet- $2.00 (show at concession and get free cocoa) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T-shirts- $10.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweatshirts-$15.00 (crew)$20.00(hoodie) pre-order by 15th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raffle Luminaries – sponsor a luminary for $10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Last 15 minutes of each lunch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each day from 3:15-3:45 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. FV/MZ Dance <ul><li>Friday, January 15th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>4:00pm to 5:00pm – 4 th and 5 th graders (donate cases of water) </li></ul><ul><li>5:00pm to 6:00pm – 2 nd and 3 rd graders (donate bags of snacks) </li></ul><ul><li>6:00pm to 7:00pm – Kindergarten and 1 st graders (donate precut desserts) </li></ul>
  9. 9. WHITE OUT CANCER!!! <ul><li>FEBRUARY 5TH ACTIVITIES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody wears white to white out cancer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pep rally at 2:30 to kick off-band, FV/MZ Pride song, recognize runners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2/6/10-Kickball tournament-10am-noon, 9 per team, $10 per team (staff and elementary students) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Questions???? <ul><li>Fundraising Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Weekend of February 5th </li></ul>

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