Where the Money Goes
Your donation helps to fund critically-needed research to find better treatments and cures for children with cancer. We’ve raised more than $100 million since 2005 to fund 475 childhood cancer research projects at 102 top hospitals and institutions in the US and Canada.
Where the Money Goes

Your gift could lead to a crucial discovery or even a cure for childhood cancer…

  • Your gift of $50 will fund one hour of research
  • A gift of $400 will fund one day of research
  • A gift of $2,000 will fund a week of research
  • A generous gift of $8,000 will pay for an entire month of research

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Where the Money Goes

“We have been able to offer promising treatments to the children and families who need them most. There are kids who are alive today who would not be without the treatment that we were able to offer.”

– ALSF grantee Lia Gore, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Colorado

Where the Money Goes
With careful consideration and consultation with leading researchers, we have developed our childhood cancer research grants to make the biggest impact possible. Our smart spending of your donations has translated into innovative breakthroughs in pediatric cancer. We’ve received four out of four stars, the highest rating, from Charity Navigator, an independent organization that evaluates charities.

How You’re Helping

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Meet Edie — an inspirational 5-year-old who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when she was a baby. Thanks to a clinical trial that was made possible by funding from ALSF, Edie’s cancer has disappeared.

Search Funded Projects

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Browsing our archive of funded studies is the best way to understand the scope and appreciate the power of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s impact on the field of cancer research.

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This database aims to understand the different reasons and ways that childhood cancer can impact families.

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Travel Fund Program

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Recognizing the financial burden that families often encounter, the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Travel Fund offers assistance to families who face the need to travel for childhood cancer treatment. Since 2008, ALSF has provided over:

  • 400 flights
  • 2,800 nights of lodging
  • 17,000 gas cards

Grants Calendar

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Phase I/II Infrastructure – Due 04/10/2015
'A' Award – Due 05/22/2015
Reach Grant – Due 05/29/2015
Bio-Therapeutics Impact – Due 06/30/2015

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