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Student at Penn State -- seven point eight million dollars that's right college students raise that much money for pediatric cancer.
Last year what -- Amy even hired this year Casey Kelly.
Is a senior Penn State and chairman at.
Behind the largest -- -- philanthropy in the world -- big event is this weekend's.
48 hour no sitting no sleeping dance marathon here -- Wellcome.
You expecting Joseph Paterno and I come out how to read you -- this weekend.
Yeah I would have been I'll stop by at some point we'll see them that's awesome so I mean this is an outrageous an extravagant number seven point eight million -- guys race last year.
That's so impressive for a college organization had to do it.
While we have about fifteen bad.
And -- separatist state and -- and it's really the students reaching out to their families and friends in local communities.
I'm all over the East Coast and in fact WS.
Reaching asking -- them to join us in the fight against pediatric cancer the vast majority of our donations do come from individual guests.
I'm so it's not large corporations making significant contributions it's the students really going out there and and making it happen and we also have four big fundraising -- any hair on the -- from the east this latest tennis out there are signs saying help kids -- cancer.
The athletes and intersections in store fronts and bring in a lot of money -- Islam Houston.
Penn State isn't exactly a small school yet alumni spread out throughout the country in the world how much of -- -- of an effort is it for you.
To go out there and connect with the alumni how big of a role -- they play and it's.
The elementary and confidants and thinking -- face and he had a very active and proud alumni these.
I'm just like Penn -- die and they do give back his backpack Kenny weekends and pioneering technique -- minded nations and they come back for the weekend as well also are very proud of them and -- -- -- -- you know a lot of charities are criticized because they end up spending more for the ultimately donate to the cause but that's the case with you guys I was looking at some of your data figure overhead something like 500000 but still we're able to contribute.
Donate almost eight million dollars to this charity and that's so impressive how do you limit your costs.
We have about 3800 CN volunteers that make -- than the fundraising season happen in this of the -- after.
Our students are calling people from them as -- calling your previous done as asking them to make the donation of a supply.
Our theater beverage on and I can sell a lot of our -- also students working men and some are not paying for security or maintenance.
Our students are doing that his loss -- civilian -- of the students that keeps the keeps the costs so well.
Houston obviously this is -- a huge event for you personally I know it is all about NATO's selfish reasons but what does is gonna do for you as you prepare to graduate and look toward your career.
And I'm very prepared to -- lord -- I have great -- now I'm leading a group learning about conflict management.
I've delegation and and really learning to work as a team and overcome problems as you see -- -- and and also I -- the passing our favorites at there's a lot of alumni out there and they are out of -- so it's a good networking opportunity as well.
And it's really about the kids and and you know carrying the -- with me throughout the rest of my life I think is one of the best things and taking away from it.
And don't forget staying in great shape to gays and dancing and again that's pretty impressive -- -- like to engage in two days of binge drinking my house.
Well -- if that was your -- -- that on the Houston.
Here in -- Kelly good luck this weekend.
Think you so much so.
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