Students Gather For Up 'Til Dawn Fundraiser For St. Jude

Nov 4, 2013 7:53 AM

Thousands of students are expected to gather at Chico State to take part in this year's Up ‘til Dawn fundraiser Monday.

For 5 out of the last 7 years, Chico State's Up 'til Dawn has been the top St. Jude fundraiser in the country.

In 12 years, Chico State has raised one $1.4 million for the children of St. Jude.

Up ‘til Dawn is a letter writing party to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

More than $100,000 is raised for research and treatment for children with catastrophic illnesses.

The fundraiser begins at 4 p.m. Monday in the Acker Gym at Chico State and goes until midnight.

This year, it's a carnival theme.

The grand prizes include a trip to visit St. Jude in Memphis, an ipad and spring tuition.

They're expecting at least 3,000 students to participate this year.


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