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Maotemsu Inchen 27 jumps to spike a volleyball at the BomberTHON Valentines Day Volleyball Tournament on Feb. 14. All funds from the tournament went to Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse, New York.

Serving hope: BomberTHON’s Valentine’s Volleyball Tournament raises funds for children’s hospital

By Flynn Hynes, Assistant Sports Editor February 17, 2024
With their big dance marathon coming up in less than a month on March 3, the Ithaca College organization BomberTHON hosted a Valentine’s Day volleyball tournament to raise money for children getting treatment at the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital in Syracuse, New York.
BomberTHON is a student run organization that hosts dance marathons to benefit children’s hospitals local to the community each year. In the lead-up to the big dance marathon set to take place in April 2023, the organization hosted a dodgeball tournament to raise awareness for its cause, the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Students celebrate Halloween early with BomberTHON

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
For its first event this semester, BomberTHON hosted its first-ever Halloween Dodgeball Tournament on Oct. 24. 
Members of the Ithaca College community gathered at Towers Marketplace on April 10 for the third annual BomberTHON. Student-athletes from several teams around the college helped raise money through the dance marathon that benefited Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, a Miracle Network Hospital in Syracuse, New York.

IC student-athletes help raise money for BomberTHON

By Nicolas Rosado, Staff Writer April 14, 2022
As Ithaca College students from all over the college gathered in Towers Marketplace on April 10, BomberTHON began its third annual dance marathon.
From left, junior Ellie McNally and sophomore Ruth Hernandez dance in the BomberTHON to raise money for Upstate Golisano Childrens Hospital in Syracuse on Dec. 7, 2019.

Dance marathon to be held virtually this year

By Alexis Manore, News Editor April 8, 2021
This year, BomberTHON is holding virtual events from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 10, which includes six hours of activities and fundraising.
Carlos Toribio ‘18 and Tim Conners ‘17 practice before they begin their journey riding the Northern Tier Bike Route from Washington to Maine on June 6.

Alumni set out to tandem bike over 4,000 miles for charity

By Emma Kersting, Contributing Writer April 7, 2021
Two Ithaca College alumni will be biking nearly 4,000 miles across the country starting in June to raise money and awareness for those with life-threatening illnesses and disabilities. 
Sophomore tennis player Tyler Purdy and sophomore soccer player Aidan Kennan shaved their heads and live streamed it via Instagram to raise funds for the St. Baldricks Foundation.

Athletes shave their heads to raise funds for childhood cancer

By Quintin Pelzel, Staff Writer April 6, 2021
Two Ithaca College athletes raised money and shaved their heads to fund research for finding a cure to childhood cancer. 
From left, junior Ellie McNally and sophomore Ruth Hernandez dance in the BomberTHON to raise money for Upstate Golisano Childrens Hospital in Syracuse on Dec. 7, 2019.

Dance marathon raises money for children’s hospital

By Alyshia Korba, Staff Writer December 12, 2019
Damon and his family came to the Fitness Center at Ithaca College on Dec. 7 for BomberTHON, the college’s first Miracle Network Dance Marathon.
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