STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (KDKA) — The dancing started at the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday and will go straight through to Sunday.

THON, the largest student-run philanthropy group in the world, is an organization committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer.

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Their yearlong efforts are capped off by an annual 46-hour dance marathon.

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Throughout its history, THON has raised more than $168 million.

THON 2019 raised more than $10 million.

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Daya, a famous music artist originally from Pittsburgh, even showed up to encourage the crowds.