Category Archives: Charities

Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 15

Chat Penn State football from 8 to 9 on Tuesday evening with beat reporter Frank Bodani. We’ll hit on all the happenings from Lift for Life, update any recruiting rumors and look ahead to the start of camp and the Croke Park Classic.

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Dallastown’s Christian Kaschak to get a kick out of THON

Penn State soccer player Christian Kaschak (Dallastown) is one of only a few varsity athletes to participate in Dance Marathon.

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Ben Kline to lead Penn State’s Uplifting Athletes, “Lift for Life”

While Dallastown linebacker recovers from two surgeries, he’ll be leading the Penn State chapter of Uplifting Athletes, which raises money to fight rare diseases.

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Former Penn State players selling Joe Paterno plaques for charity

Two former Nittany Lions wanted to remember coach Joe Paterno … and raise money for charities, at the same time. Here are their efforts …

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Sue Paterno, Franco Harris to headline fundraisers for cancer patients

The Eileen Morgan Foundation is raising money for cancer vi

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Penn State’s Lift for Life event set

The 11th annual Penn State Football Uplifting Athletes “Lift For Life” is slated for Friday, July 12, beginning at 5 p.m. at the outdoor lacrosse field next to the Ashenfelter Multisport Facility on the University Park campus in State College. … Continue reading

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Penn State well-represented at Maxwell Awards

Penn State coach Bill O’Brien and his senior players took center stage at Friday’s 2013 Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City. Before a crowd of 1,100, O’Brien accepted his Maxwell Club Collegiate Coach of the … Continue reading

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Penn State football freshmen show off their dance moves

As a part of THON tradition, Penn State teams square off in a dance competition during a pep rally. And here are the representatives of the Nittany Lions football team strutting their stuff. There’s even a “Dirty Dancing” moment near … Continue reading

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Storify: Penn State football players give back during THON

Penn State’s annual dance marathon, or THON, is a huge deal on campus, and student organizations campus-wide come together to add to the event’s unique atmosphere. The football team is no different. This year, 70 Nittany Lions mingled with 28 … Continue reading

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Penn State’s Eric Shrive earns national “Rare Disease Champion Award”

Nittany Lion lineman Eric Shrive was named a national award winner in the fight against rare diseases. He has raised nearly $70,000 to fight kidney cancer in the past four years.

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