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Valley Forge Elementary Mini-THON 2020

VFES will host its fifth Mini-Thon on January 10, 2020.  A mini-THON is a mini dance marathon. Throughout the day of the mini-THON, Valley Forge Elementary students will dance to raise awareness and money for the Four Diamonds fund.  Valley Forge Elementary School will be dancing the whole day from 9:00-4:00.   Each class will participate by dancing for approximately fifteen minutes. At the end of the day, the school will participate in a school-wide celebration of the day. 

The Four Diamonds fund raises money to help support families with children who have pediatric cancer. The mission of the Four Diamonds is to conquer childhood cancer by assisting children treated at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital and their families through superior care, comprehensive support and innovative research.

Each year, Four Diamonds provides direct support to approximately 600 children with cancer – 100 who are newly diagnosed and 500 who are continuing their fight. Four Diamonds supports a diverse platform of childhood cancer research at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital; seeking improved treatments and cures to benefit those around the world.

 Learn more about the Four Diamonds at

Ways to Donate:

  1. Website:
  • Log onto:

  • Click donate to this event
  1. Purchase a Mini THON T-Shirt
  2. Participate in the Coin Challenge at lunch!
  3. Participate in Spirit Week—January 2-January 10th


Donating is optional and all students may participate regardless of making a donation.


Any questions please contact:

Carolyn Swetkowski