“A bright orange mo-hawk. That is how HootaThon began.”

In 2012, our founder, Gaelen McCartney, saw firsthand the impact Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) had on the lives of kids and their families. His older sister was a part of The Ohio State University’s BuckeyeThon and she had made a connection with a child whose first haircut post-chemotherapy treatment was a bright orange mo-hawk. From seeing the difference CMNH made on this child, and many others’ lives, he knew he wanted to bring that to Temple University. Within 6 weeks of him sharing this idea with other students and Temple, HootaThon was born. Read More...

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Executive Director

MaryAnn Thackrah

HootaThon.ExecDirector@gmail.com

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Kelly Doyle

 

Senior Director of Dancer Relations

HootaThon.SDDancerRelations@gmail.com

 

 

Dancer Relations

 

 

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Allie Harmon

Director of Alumni/Faculty Relations

HootaThon.AF@gmail.com

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Bridie Anne MacCrory

Director of Campus Engagement

HootaThon.Engagement@gmail.com

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Abby Benner

 

Director of Greek Life Outreach

HootaThon.GLO@gmail.com

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Anna Scheetz

Director of Student Org Outreach

HootaThon.SOO@gmail.com

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Alyssa Laufer

Senior Director of External Affiars

HootaThon.SDExternal@gmail.com

 

External Affairs

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Brooke Schisler

Director of Communications

HootaThon.Communications@gmail.com

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Alex Sawick

Director of Hospital/Family Relations

HootaThon.CHOP@gmail.com

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Kyra Shiomos

Director of Technology

HootaThon.Technology@gmail.com

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Andreana Manto

Senior Director of Fundraising

HootaThon.SDFundraising@gmail.com

 

Fundraising

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Joe Breen

Director of Corporate Partnership

HootaThon.Corporate@gmail.com

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Leah Grewal

Director of Event Fundraising 

HootaThon.EF@gmail.com

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Casey Bruno

Director of Finance

HootaThon.Finance@gmail.com

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Ariela Kogan

Director of High School Dance Marathon

HootaThon.HSDM@gmail.com

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Nichole Humbrecht

Senior Director of Operations

HootaThon.SDOps@gmail.com

 

Operations

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Maddy Dunne

Director of Dance Marathon Operations

HootaThon.DMO@gmail.com

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Torie Shultz

Director of Hospitality

HootaThon.Hospitality@gmail.com

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Steph Connor

Director of Morale

HootaThon.Morale@gmail.com

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Allie Gold

Director of Special Events

HootaThon.Events@gmail.com

Donation Questions

Fundraising Questions

Event Questions

Dancer Questions

If you have any specific questions not related to any of these, feel free to contact us at HootaThon@temple.edu!