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Students and children pose at Flashathon.

Flashathon raises money for Akron Children’s Hospital

MinJee Yoo, Reporter April 14, 2024

Since 2014, students at the university have been putting on Flashathon, an annual philanthropy event to help raise money for children and their families at the Akron Children’s Hospital. Flashathon is...

Kent students raise over $17,000 for The Akron Children’s Hospital

March 6, 2023

For over six hours KSU Flashathon led nonstop dancing for the Akron Children's Hospital. Flashathon, a student-run year-round philanthropic movement, hosts a dance marathon once a year to fund the...

Participants of Kent States sixth annual Flashathon pose with the total amount raised Saturday, April 7, 2018. 

Fundraising a miracle

Shelbie Goulding April 9, 2018

On Saturday, Alieen Smith gathered in front of a crowd of stangers during Kent State's sixth annual Flashathon to tell a story about her daughter Fiona.“I’m going to try and get through this without...

Flashathon fundraises with Zumbathon

Shelbie Goulding February 16, 2018

The Flashathon team hosted a free Zumba class at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center Thursday to fundraise and bring awareness to their philanthropy in benefiting the kids of Akron Children’s...

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