The Great Lemonade War

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The Lemonade War

We declare a LEMONADE war!

Schools across the United States are invited to join Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) in their efforts to raise money for childhood cancer research by competing in the annual Great Lemonade War! This contest, inspired by the book The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies, challenges schools to compete against each other to determine who can raise the most money through a lemonade stand project or other event.

You can register now for the event and begin fundraising whenever you choose. ALSF will mail participating schools a copy of the book The Lemonade War as well as additional resources to help with fundraising. The school that raises the most money by the end of the contest, April 8, 2016, will win a visit from Ms. Davies and one of Alex's Parents, Liz or Jay Scott, with runner-up schools receiving Skype visits and a complete set of Lemonade War books signed by Jacqueline Davies. Watch the video and check out our lesson plans and contest rules, below!


We are extremely appreciative of all of the participating schools, you truly have made a difference!

Schools participating in past Great Lemonade War contests have helped to raise more than $80,000 for childhood cancer research. From lemonade stands, hat days, talent shows, coin collections, staff for a day fundraisers and more, the students and teachers truly make it their mission to continue Alex’s legacy. Take a look at some of the efforts of these amazing schools by clicking on the Photo Album link below.

If you have any questions, please contact Ellie Paparone at [email protected] or (610) 649-3034.


Amount Raised:



Fundraising Page NameLocationAmount
Mrs. Noble & Crew's Lemonade WarDeal Island, MD$4,000
St. Jude School Lemonade WarChalfont, PA$4,000
Mustang Cancer FightersFlorence, KY$3,361
Meadowbrook's Lemonade WarHillsdale, NJ$1,755
Emporia Loves LemonadeEmporia, KS$1,428
Sunset Elementary's Lemonade WarMoultrie, GA$1,354
Mrs. Croke's Lemonade StandThomasville, NC$757
Sacred Heart Catholic School's Lemonade WarConroe, TX$757
Mrs. Riegle's Class Yorktown, IN$727
Moore Elementary School Alex's Lemonade StandBath, PA$561
Dance ElementsPflugerville, TX$543
Lafayette LemonheadsUnion, NJ$500
Maryvale Elementary SchoolMobile, AL$371
Coles Fights Cancer Club's Lemonade WarNokesville , VA$318
GMS Student Council Against CancerGreenfield, MA$288
Wicklow Elementary Sanford, FL$250
Student Council's Lemonade StandHawley, PA$212
Hillside's Lemonade SquadMarlborough, MA$170
Meredith Elementary SchoolAston, PA$123
Lake Park ElementaryNaples, FL$100
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